Reform Makes It Harder For Credit Cards To Target Students
Mar03

Reform Makes It Harder For Credit Cards To Target Students

Image via Wikipedia On Monday, February 22, all provisions of the credit card reform act (which was passed last year) went into full effect. From this day forward, unexpected interest rate hikes, dual-cycle billing, and other questionable practices will largely become a thing of the past. But perhaps most importantly, credit card companies will no longer be able to zealously target college students. Here are the new changes and how...

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Parenting Tips on Weaning your Baby
Jan03

Parenting Tips on Weaning your Baby

Parenting Tips on Weaning your Baby photo credit: abbybatchelder If your baby is your first, you may need all the parenting help that you can get. A lot of the things that you need to know are best learned through experience but some tips from here and there can prepare you better. There are several aspects of parenthood to consider, from bathing to handling to weaning.? What is weaning exactly? Some parents describe it as that point...

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Infant Sleep Tips

Cry Baby « Easily Distracted – I was sort of astonished to read in Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal that Richard Ferber is coming out with a new edition of his book on infant sleep in which he says that “letting children cry ‘was not meant to be the way to treat all … Some interesting tips about letting your infant sleep and how “letting them cry it out until they fall asleep” isn’t always the...

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Parenting Law – Distinction of Custody

The Legal Distinctions Between “Sole Custody” Versus “Shared … – Family LawAttorney Anne Sjhale looks at the the legal distinctions between “Sole Custody” versus “Shared Parenting”. It seems pretty obvious but there are some differences you need to be aware of before you sign the deal on which type will be best for...

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The Legal Implications Of Megan’s Law
Jul27

The Legal Implications Of Megan’s Law

The Legal Implications Of Megan’s Law On July 29, 1994, a man named Jesse Timmendequas kidnapped, raped, and murdered his neighbor, 7-year-old Megan Kanka. Fifteen years earlier, he had plead guilty to sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl. Kanka’s parents were not aware of Timmendequas’s past crime. The incident eventually led to the passage of the Sexual Offender Act of 1994 (also known as Megan’s Law). The...

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Use Your Car Alarm For Your Protection
Apr24

Use Your Car Alarm For Your Protection

When you go to bed at night, take your car keys with you. Put your car keys on the night stand beside your bed. If you hear a noise outside your home or if someone is trying to get into your house, then just press the panic button for your car. The alarm will be set off and will continue to sound until you turn it off. Some cars have a timer on the alarm and it will eventually stop. Your car may have a fob chain. You will have plenty...

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