Think! Before You Adopt a Pet! – Pause

From my Gran, Sheila: About 2.7 million healthy, adoptable cats and dogs—about one every 11 seconds—are put down in U.S. shelters each year. Most “strays” were once cute puppies/kitties that someone found entertaining and lovable for awhile. When people bring animals into their lives, they are making a contract of unconditional love, they are taking […]

Tired of Traditional Banks? Start Your own!

From Starting a bank sounds like an impossible Gilded Age enterprise; more befitting of a Rockefeller than today’s small business owner. But it’s not as impossible as one might think — or as risky. According to Smart, “the three-year failure rate for new banks is less than one in 1,000,” which, compared with […]