America’s Debt Statistics and The Picture that It Paints

America’s Debt Statistics and The Picture that It Paints

BY MARC MOSS Personal loans are attractive to many consumers because they do not require collateral. They basically are unsecured loan transactions where the lenders (not the ones borrowing) assume the greater share of the risk. To compensate, the interest rates are made higher. Some can reach 20 percent of the principal amount, or keep […]

Traffic Accidents: The Disturbing 2016 Statistics from the NHTSA

Traffic Accidents: The Disturbing 2016 Statistics from the NHTSA

BY MARC MOSS The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released their findings for 2016, and the report shows that 37,461 people were killed in car crashes in the United States. This is a 5.6%  increase from 2015’s 35,485. For sure, many more are injured in these accidents. The numbers are grim, but what’s […]

Celebrities Supporting Medical Marijuana Use

Celebrities Supporting Medical Marijuana Use

BY EMILY MOSS More and more celebrities have been vocal in expressing love and support for medical marijuana. Each year, the list keeps growing! Check out the following celebrities who are not afraid to go through public scrutiny just to show their passion for weed, its legalization and its many benefits for treatment of their […]

Can Bad Credit Affect a Job Search?

Can Bad Credit Affect a Job Search?

Your financial past can have a very real effect on your employment future, especially if you’re working in an area prone to security issues, theft or fraud. In situations such as those, financial difficulties can be viewed as temptation. So the short answer to the question; can bad credit affect a job search is yes—it […]

Are Rockland Women Choosing to Have Children Later in Life?

Are Rockland Women Choosing to Have Children Later in Life?

BY CINDY TRILLO The birth rate in New York is declining rapidly with it now being the fourth lowest among the 10 largest metro areas in the USA according to the 2016 census. New Yorkers that reside in the metro region (which includes NYC, Nassau, northern New Jersey, Westchester and, of course, Rockland) are not […]