Star Wars and Law School: How One Professor is Bridging the Gap Between Fandom and Constitutional Philosophy

It’s no secret that lightsabers and law school is an uncommon pair. However, Harvard Law Professor Cass Sunstein sees things differently. Check out the following article to learn how Sunstein is brining Star Wars into the classroom, and how the intergalactic journey may not be so alien after all: Cass Sunstein Talks Star Wars and … Continue reading Star Wars and Law School: How One Professor is Bridging the Gap Between Fandom and Constitutional Philosophy

2016 Data Breach Update

Since the beginning of the year, businesses have reported 300+ data breaches, compromising a climbing total of more than 11 million personal records for employees and consumers nationwide.   In March alone, some of the highest profile data breaches reported accounted for more than 40% of the total compromised records since the beginning of 2016. Following … Continue reading 2016 Data Breach Update

What Does Your Credit Score Say About You?

According to a 2014 survey by the American Bankers Association “there is some confusion among U.S. consumers about the differences between credit scores and credit reports, with nearly half (44 percent) saying they believe credit scores and credit reports are different names for the same thing.”1 Simply put, credit scores are reflective of a person’s … Continue reading What Does Your Credit Score Say About You?

How To Be A Good Witness – Courtroom Etiquette

For most people, going to court is not an everyday event and getting up in front of a courtroom full of strangers can be intimidating and scary. If you ever find yourself called as a witness, the Ohio office of Administrative hearings offers the following tips to help you through the process: Tell the Truth … Continue reading How To Be A Good Witness – Courtroom Etiquette

Buying A Used Car – What To Look For

Buying a used car can save you money but also comes with risks. Finding out the history of the car is vital to help guide you in your decision. Did you know that the Department of Justice offers a website where you can find out information on the history of a car? For a small fee, the … Continue reading Buying A Used Car – What To Look For

Strengthening Credit After A Divorce

In addition to the emotional aspects of divorce, very often divorce negatively impacts one's credit, which can make life even more stressful and challenging. Here are a few tips to build your credit worthiness after a divorce: Pay your bills on time Communicate with credit companies – explain that there has been a divorce Close joint … Continue reading Strengthening Credit After A Divorce

Full Disclosure: Real Estate

When you sell your home, federal and state laws require that you must disclose certain information to the buyers. It is always a good idea to be up-front concerning negative information about your property and neighborhood, although each state has different requirements as to what you must disclose. If a buyer finds out about a … Continue reading Full Disclosure: Real Estate

Credit Cards For Teens: What You Need To Know

Q: My daughter is turning 18 soon, and I would like to help her start establishing credit. We added her to our credit card when she started driving, and she has proved that she is responsible. What is the best way to give her the opportunity to start a credit history? A: You are smart … Continue reading Credit Cards For Teens: What You Need To Know