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Take a ‘Break’: Making Spring Break a Time For Family

Take a ‘Break’: Making Spring Break a Time For Family

  By Sharlinda Parker For decades, spring break has been a week that students of all ages, including college students, look forward to. It’s a week that normally gets students prepared for the upcoming summer season. Even if you have a summer vacation or getaway planned, I encourage every family to take the time to enjoy...

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Make The Time & Take The Time: Don’t Cheat on Your Family!

Make The Time & Take The Time: Don’t Cheat on Your Family!

  By Sharlinda Parker Your immediate family should be your first priority – the thing you say “yes” to even when it means saying “no” to other important things! We all know that, as parents, we have to work in order to take care of our households. We always strive to make sure our families can...

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The Caribbean – Close and Convenient

The Caribbean – Close and Convenient

The Caribbean islands are a great vacation option for most Americans. Due to their proximity, vacations to these destinations are close, convenient and remarkably affordable. Many people think of the Caribbean as strictly beach, sun and fun. While all islands can provide this experience, there’s so much more available. While many islands may have some...

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Is it better to Buy or Rent?

Is it better to Buy or Rent?

By Jae Christian | Instagram: thejaechristian Twitter: thejaechristian | Facebook: www.facebook.com/thejaechristian Trying to decide whether renting or buying is a better option for you depends on many factors. The better choice for you often depends on your circumstances from a financial and personal perspective. Knowing your financial limitations can be a big factor in determining if...

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‘Cupid’ Strikes Again! Tips For A Great Valentine’s Day

‘Cupid’ Strikes Again! Tips For A Great Valentine’s Day

By Sharlinda Parker  Yes, Valentine’s Day is here — the very special day known for being, quite possibly, the largest romantic holiday in the world. A day of all things decadent and desirable, women, and some men, love to be showered with chocolates, flowers and gifts! But in addition to the traditional sweet things, this year, try upping the...

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Passport Crisis Expected in 2016

Passport Crisis Expected in 2016

By Leslie Richardson, MCC, CTA | Vacation Concierge Heads up to anyone looking to travel internationally. If you need to apply for a new passport or are planning to renew your passport this year, you’ll need to do it ASAP, especially if you have international travel plans in your future. Almost 10 years ago, a valid passport...