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Millennials: Stop and Listen

April 30th, 2020 by

When the shelter-in-place orders went into effect in many places around the country in March, the news was laden with […]

The Time to Design

April 29th, 2020 by

Design is in the eyes of the beholder. It can be viewed in the form of art, a job/career, or […]

I Do…? Coronavirus Says “I Don’t”

April 28th, 2020 by

For the most part, little girls dream of their wedding day. This day is “supposed” to be one of the […]

The coronavirus pandemic from the perspective of a 90-year-Old

April 27th, 2020 by

Being born during the depression, I understood from my parents the struggles they went through to survive and the losses […]


April 25th, 2020 by

Morningstar Mission is a non-denominational organization dedicated to relieving the spiritual and physical hunger of the poor by providing food […]

Avoid Cabin Fever During the Pandemic: A Note From Duke On Behalf of Your Pets

April 24th, 2020 by

Article by Duke Sterk and Monika Wolniak Cabin fever is hard enough on our humans; they at least can communicate […]

A Look Into The Trucking Industry and the Coronavirus From a Driver’s Perspective

April 23rd, 2020 by

We’ve seen various advertisements sharing the phrase, “If you bought, it a truck driver brought it.” We’ve all seen and […]

A Summary of Tax Relief Options for Businesses Harmed by the COVID-19 Crisis

April 22nd, 2020 by

In addition to the loans and grants being made available to businesses during this pandemic, there have been several changes […]

Understanding How Financially Vulnerable Our Seniors May Be

April 20th, 2020 by

Everybody understands how physically vulnerable our seniors are, even before the COVID-19 pandemic. Seniors are by definition our oldest demographic […]


April 19th, 2020 by

There can be no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic is putting unprecedented strain on the healthcare systems.  In an effort […]


April 17th, 2020 by

KNOW HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF While many Americans are struggling financially during the COVID-19 pandemic, a few are flourishing; including […]

COVID-19 Mindset Reset

April 16th, 2020 by

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 virus has us all feeling frightened, uneasy, frustrated and unsure of what tomorrow […]

This Virus is Killing My Business…Pun Intended.

April 14th, 2020 by

What Can the SBA Do to Help? As everyone knows, this is a scary time for business owners across the […]

Health Insurance Coverage During COVID-19

April 14th, 2020 by

If you’re an individual who currently lost your health insurance due to the loss of your job, there are options […]

Emotional Impact of COVID-19 Testing

April 14th, 2020 by

Being sick is never fun, and it is even more stressful than ever with the confusion and rate of increase […]

Online Notarization and Witnessing Available!

April 13th, 2020 by

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Illinois has passed an executive order to help ensure citizens get the legal assistance […]

Celebrating Easter During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 10th, 2020 by

The Christian observation of Holy Week began on Palm Sunday which marked the day Jesus entered into Jerusalem days before […]

Student loan relief efforts during the COVID-19 crisis

April 10th, 2020 by

Do you have federal student loans? If you do, you may have visited sites like this week, checking to […]

Pregnancy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 9th, 2020 by

As a pregnant woman myself, my mind is all over the place on all the “what if’s” and overthinking everything […]

Celebrating Passover During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 8th, 2020 by

Passover 2020 is from sundown on April 8, 2020, to sundown on Thursday, April 16, 2020.  The observation of Passover […]

What Americans Can Expect With The New Changes To Retirement Accounts During the Coronavirus Pandemic

April 7th, 2020 by

The CARES Act (CORONA VIRUS Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act of 2020), allows much economic relief for Americans, including […]

Working mom, working from home?? Who signed me up for this? Thanks, but no thanks, COVID-19.

April 7th, 2020 by

Ok, coronavirus, first of all, what are you and why are you so mean?  Truth be told, prior to this […]

Tips To Maintain a Positive Mindset

April 5th, 2020 by

Like many of us enduring this new life of social distancing and stay-at-home order since COVID- 19 has hit, you […]

Applying for Unemployment Benefits Amid Coronavirus 2019

April 5th, 2020 by

Due to the devastating economic crisis as a result of Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), there has been a surge of unemployment […]

This Pandemic Is More Than a Rain Delay

April 3rd, 2020 by

No one ever could fathom that a virus could change the world so drastically and our lives as a whole. […]

Hospitalization and Visitation During The COVID-19 Pandemic

April 3rd, 2020 by

Everyone is talking about the overload at the hospitals and many have heard that visitors are not allowed at the […]

Child Support Arrearage and Your CARES Act Stimulus Check

April 3rd, 2020 by

On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act for short. […]

Coping With The Stress of The COVID-19 Virus

April 2nd, 2020 by

Contributed by Associates in Professional Counseling Life has changed as we have known it – and fast. The COVID 19 […]

Stay Connected Through Virtual Meetings

April 2nd, 2020 by

Recently I had the pleasure of speaking with some caring people over a video conferencing website called ZOOM. If you […]

Pick Your Battles and Fight Fairly

April 1st, 2020 by

Conflict and disagreements are bound to happen in any relationship and within a family.  Being confided in your home, with […]