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A little preparation can go a long way. These three simple tasks can help you prepare for disaster and make sure your family is protected when they need it most. more...

- - Prevention & Safety

Almost a million Americans across the country have filed for bankruptcy in the last year. Are you in danger? more...

- - Bankruptcy

Sex selection has become a hot topic not only because of the legal and ethical and legal issues involved but also for where it is available. The United States remains one of the few places in the world where the procedure is not regulated. Who is right—the United States or most of the rest of the world? more...

- - Lifestyle

Thousands of con artists are hunting for victims online. Can you recognize online fraud when you see it? Check out the five scams below that are currently circulating the Internet and see if you've come across one in your Web surfing experience. more...

- - Prevention & Safety

Auto repair rip-offs are among the top consumer complaints. They keep your Attorney General and other consumer protection offices busy. But, what is the best way to avoid getting ripped off? Educate yourself. Being educated about your auto repair needs is more than half the battle: more...

- - Prevention & Safety

The battle over vanity plates centers on whether vanity plates is actually individual and private expression or government speech. Government officials say that because they issue the plates, they can regulate the messages. If plates are classified as private speech, however, the government does not have the power to restrict an individual's license plate viewpoint. So what are the lines of acceptability? It depends on your state. Generally, what is "offensive to good taste and decency" is off limits. more...

- - Lifestyle

Duty-free retail is big business. According to the Duty Free World Council, sales of duty-free goods top $20 billion U.S. dollars annually. And it's no wonder. Shopping duty-free can be a welcome relief from airport stress and boredom. But U.S. travelers should take caution. What you buy in duty-free shops abroad might not be tax free when you get home. more...

- - Lifestyle

Drugs On Demand: What should you be worried about when ordering drugs on-line.... more...

- - Prevention & Safety

You may or may not have read every bit of literature out there on parenting. The funny thing is that very few of those books really discuss how a few small legal steps can go a very long way to not just protecting your child but your entire family and all the memories your family members make together. more...

- - Family Law Basics

Despite the popular belief that a sluggish economy might be a bad time to start a business, historically, economic downturns have actually jump-started many new businesses. Here is a short list of businesses that thrive even in tough times. more...

- - Starting Your Business