The SAT – Fun Facts!

Sounds like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? But really, the SAT can be fun! Well, no, that’s a lie. But let’s pretend it’s true while reading these cool SAT facts! Fun fact n. 1: The SAT represents … … any! The SAT is a pseudo-acronym. Like its siblings “KFC” and “A&M” at Texas A&M University, “SAT” appears to be an acronym, […]

Porn and the Christian woman

When you think of the word “porn,” does it conjure up the image of a scruffy guy with messy hair in the basement watching porn in his underwear? The truth is, although I receive many requests for prayer and advice from men who are slaves to pornography, I recently had an encounter with a pretty young woman who was struggling […]

A travel guide to Reykjavik and Keflavik

Reykjavik is the capital of Iceland and an estimated 117,000 people live there. Tourists won’t find Reykjavík especially for them, but it is a place where they can enjoy watching the residents go about their daily lives. Reykjavik is a charming city full of brightly colored buildings and a particularly picturesque area known as the Old Town. If you are […]

A Basic Guide for Foreign Buyers of US Real Estate

As the Great Recessions slowly but surely fade with the hope of an eventual recovery looming on the horizon, foreign buyers and investors are beginning to look for opportunities in the American real estate market again. Even though the housing market’s stable recovery is still “in progress,” many foreigners acknowledge that US real estate is “for sale,” plus the dollar […]

Financing for small business start-ups

The number one question I am asked as a small business start-up consultant is: Where do I get start-up cash? I am always glad when my clients ask me this question. If they are asking this question, it is a sure sign that they are serious about financial responsibility to get started. Not all money is the same There are […]

How automation and data quality are driving operational risk management in commercial banking

Since the financial crisis of 2008, commercial banking has undergone a monumental shift in regulatory reform to manage and mitigate operational risk. This transformation has been combined with an increased focus on improving efficiency, profitability and shareholder value across the company. Established regulations such as Dodd-Frank, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), Basel II (superseded by Basel III) and the upcoming MiFID II release, […]

Cheap Chicago Eviction Lawyer

Chicago Eviction Lawyer Chicago has a tough time with foreclosures and evictions. When someone is forced from their home, they are not able to stay there because the housing market is no longer affordable. This makes it more likely for them to be evicted, which is where an eviction lawyer can come in handy. Not being able to remain in […]