Monthly Archives: September 2009


Posted 5 years ago in Creditor/Debtor by Jennifer King  
Beware of Credit Card Skimmers

I use my credit card for almost all of my purchases, because it helps me track my spending and manage my budget. On days when I’m running a lot of errands, I swipe my credit card so frequently that I could do it with my eyes closed: Swipe. Press "Credit." Press "OK." Sign in the box. These days, however, it pays to be a bit more attentive when using your credit, debit or ATM card. That’s because clever thieves have …

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Posted 5 years ago in Creditor/Debtor by Jennifer King  
The Hidden Benefits of Credit Cards

Credit card companies have been getting a lot of bad publicity in recent months. If you have a credit card, you’ve probably gotten a letter from the card issuer telling you that your credit limit has been cut, or your interest rate is rising, or even that they’re closing your account. That said, credit cards still offer some great benefits, but many cardholders never take advantage of these extra features, or even realize they exist. Did you know, for example, …

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Posted 5 years ago in About Lawyers.com by Jennifer King  
Explore the New Features on Lawyers.com

Everyone needs a makeover from time-to-time. Maybe you changed your hairstyle, or bought clothes from a new store. Maybe you painted your bedroom, or re-landscaped your yard. We’ve been working behind the scenes to give Lawyers.com a makeover, too. Some of the changes are practical yet subtle, like the new drop-down menus at the top of each page that allow you to quickly jump to different sections. Other new features, like our presence on Twitter and Facebook, can actually be …

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Posted 5 years ago in Uncategorized by Jennifer King  
Fighting with Your Landlord? Know Your Rights as a Tenant

Almost everyone who’s lived in a rental home has a bad landlord story. In my case, my apartment building was sold and the new landlord–to be blunt–was cheap. He was constantly on the lookout for ways to make a few more dollars off of his tenants, or ways to keep from spending more money on the building. The most memorable example of this behavior? One hot summer day, the landlord removed the two window air conditioners that had been in …

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Posted 5 years ago in Medical Malpractice by Jennifer King  
Privacy Issues and Your Health

I’ve been paying careful attention to the health care debate, because I’m self-employed. Among other things, that means I buy my own health insurance policy. My current plan has some shortcomings, so I’m hoping that I’ll eventually have a few more options when it comes to health insurance policies. The last time I applied for a new insurance policy, I didn’t read all of the fine print on the application form. I was surprised, a few weeks later, when the …

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