Articles by Special to the News Bulletin

  • PRACTICAL MONEY SKILLS: Should you buy pet insurance?

    One topic I’ve learned to avoid with new acquaintances until I know them better (along with politics and religion) is where they stand on the treatment of pets. Some people, when their dog gets sick or badly injured, say, “It’s an animal – that’s just part of the circle of life.” Others consider Rover a close family member and would take out a second mortgage to save his life. READ MORE

  • PRACTICAL MONEY SKILLS: Rule changes tighten reverse mortgage eligibility

    Reverse mortgages have become increasingly popular in recent years, as cash-strapped seniors seek ways to keep pace with rising expenses – not to mention cope with the pummeling their retirement savings took during the Great Recession. READ MORE

  • COMMENTARY: Why I'm against assisted suicide

    Physician assisted suicide is becoming a bit more popular in America. A New Mexico judge recently ruled that terminally ill, mentally competent patients have the right to ask a physician to end their lives. This would make New Mexico the fifth state to make it legal. READ MORE

  • PRACTICAL MONEY SKILLS: Money-saving tips for seniors

    We all love a good bargain, no matter what our age. But if you're a senior citizen on a fixed income, finding discounted goods and services can mean the difference between making ends meet and going without. READ MORE

  • COMMENTARY: A Cougar's excitement is understandable

    Today's editorial cartoon was inspired by our news report on Northwood Arts and Science Academy, which is a grant recipient for several thousands of dollars in books. READ MORE

  • PRACTICAL MONEY SKILLS: Don't forfeit past tax refunds

    Does this sound familiar? A few years back your yearly earnings were pretty low so you figured you wouldn't owe any income tax. Thus, when April 15 rolled around the following year you didn't bother filing a tax return, knowing you wouldn't be penalized. READ MORE

  • FISH BUSTERS' BULLETIN: Bream destinations great for kids

    Virtually all of Florida’s fresh waters are brimming with bream, which include bluegill, redear sunfish, redbreast sunfish and spotted sunfish. READ MORE

  • GONE COASTAL: Florida's sailfish offers on-the-water excitement

    Sailfish hold a special place in many Florida resident and visitor’s hearts. Whether they’ve admired a replica of the beautiful fish while waiting for a fresh-caught meal at a local restaurant, or felt their blood pump as one leapt into the air on the other end of a fishing line, the fish known for its tall “sail-like” dorsal fin is a Florida icon. READ MORE

  • COMMENTARY: Examining religious discrimination in America

    Arizona legislatures pulled a dandy. They asked their governor to sign a bill allowing any business the freedom to discriminate based on religious beliefs. The governor vetoed the bill. READ MORE

  • FISH BUSTER'S: License-free freshwater weekend is April 5-6

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission scheduled the first of four license-free recreational fishing days on the first full weekend in April each year (April 5-6, this year), because it coincides with a productive freshwater fishing period, when the weather is usually pleasant. Many of Florida’s recreational sport fishes, including black bass, bluegill and redear sunfish, move into shallow waters to spawn during spring, making them more available for anglers to catch. READ MORE

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