Do you know the origin of basketball?

Do you know the origin of basketball? The origin of the game of basketball can be traced back to a gentleman named Dr. James James Naismith. Naismith was born in 1861 in Almonte, Ontario, Canada. During his early school days, Naismith would play a game called a duck on a rock, by which the child […]

Wealth Book Review: The Kabbalah of Money – Jewish Insights on Giving, Owning and Receiving

By: Rabbi Nilton Bonder (1996) Posted by Shambhala Publications, Inc., Horticulture Hall, 300 Massachusetts Ave. Boston, Massachusetts 02115 ISBN 1-57062-804-1 Book Price: $ 22.95 The rabbi represents Jewish teachings Rabbi Nilton Bonder was born in Brazil and was ordained at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York. He is the author of several books revealing […]

Ignition interlocks – Pitfalls and problems

Advertised as trustworthy, blood-alcohol-blocking devices are second to none. The ignition interlock device is a cheap breathing apparatus that is connected to the offender's electrical system. Before driving, the blockage user must inhale the device in order to assess its readable BAC (blood alcohol content). If the driver BAC is 0.20 or lower, the device […]

Green light to remove false restraining orders?

Green discharge light? Can counterfeit warrant records 209A be finally dropped in Massachusetts? Records of 209A orders live a long time and are unrelenting. Even an ex parte order that lasts a full 10 days and is not renewed, creates a record that will prosecute a defendant if another 209A case or bail is ever […]

Provider Review – MassMutual Annuities

MassMutual was originally founded in 1851 by George W. Rice. Rice was a Connecticut life insurance agent looking to open a similar business in Massachusetts. He founded Mutual Life Insurance from Massachusetts, which soon after became a true mutual company – a company owned by its policyholders. Today, the company is headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts […]

January 2008. Mortgage License Update

There have been many changes in 2007, and we can expect more in 2008. Given that state legislators are also gathering current market conditions that affect their legislative decision-making power, we can expect numerous new laws relating to mortgage industry from every state. Especially if the US Congress decides to pass legislation requiring a minimum […]