Understanding and dealing with misers

April 26, 2019 • By Dennis Beaver If it’s the holiday season and I say “miser.” What name comes to mind? (No, not your cheapskate uncle Joe, we’ll get to him later.) I’ll bet its Scrooge. Misers have been some of the most despicable characters in literature, with...

How To Not Get Hired

April 12, 2019 • By Dennis Beaver Today’s story will of special interest to recent high school and college graduates out looking for full-time job. “If you know what not to do – what not to wear – what not to ask and what not to say, your chances of being...

Considering a Timeshare? Don’t You Ever!!

April 5, 2019 • By Dennis Beaver Over the past several years this column has told you about the nightmares that timeshare owners lived through, both when first purchasing–often under physical and mental duress–and then when attempting to get themselves out...

Have you been duped?

March 22, 2019 • By Dennis Beaver At one time or another we have all wondered if the person we are speaking with is on the level. Some of us are good at spotting fakes and cons, while others get scammed repeatedly–financially, emotionally, in life and love. Why?...

Dealing With People Who Say Yes but Mean No

March 8, 2019 • By Dennis Beaver Short of immediately firing your lawyer, just what should you do when promised a return call, or that your matter “Will be taken care of,” but it doesn’t ever happen? Or, stated differently, when is “yes” really a “no?” Julie wrote,...