Category Archives: Articles

What’s Ours….is Mine!

By | November 7, 2007

It is a sad truth that over 50% of marriages in the United States end in divorce. What can you do to protect yourself and your property? Read this article, it might help

The Dos and Don’ts of Drafting a Prenuptial Agreement

By | June 6, 2007

Britney Spears sure has her critics, but with the dissolution of her marriage, she’s laughing all the way to the bank. With all of Britney’s millions, K-Fed has made off with a lot less than he could have. Her love may have faded, but her ironclad prenup has steadfastly weathered the test of time. Though they have been… Read More »

Preparing for the Day No One Wants to Think About

By | June 4, 2007

Planning for arrangements in the event of your death may seem like a daunting, and even creepy task, but the peace of mind you’ll get makes it worth it. Who knows, it may even tack on a few extra days to your life. First off, whether they’re in a file folder in your home or in a bank… Read More »

How to Win in Small Claims Court

By | May 29, 2007

Most likely you’re not looking forward to your cameo in small claims court, and who could blame you? Long lines, little experience, bad blood, and shot nerves don’t exactly make for a leisurely trip to the courthouse. The following are some suggestions to help strengthen your case, and hopefully temper your frustrations: 1. Be on time, or be… Read More »

Ephedra: Chinese Medicine or International Killer?

By | May 29, 2007

What is Ephedra Ephedra (Chinese: ma huang) is an alkaloid chemical compound traditionally obtained from the plant Ephedra sinica, an Asian evergreen shrub. Its principal derivative, ephedrine, has many of the characteristics of an amphetamine and has been used as a decongestant and for temporary relief of shortness of breath caused by asthma, nasal decongestant, and minor eye… Read More »

Paxil: The Depressing Antidepressant?

By | May 29, 2007

What is Paxil?Paxil, manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline, is one of several selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) on the market. Paxil is prescribed for depression, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, post traumatic stress disorder, and social anxiety disorder. The idea behind Paxil is that it increases levels of serotonin in the spaces between brain cells thereby allowing… Read More »

Vioxx: From the Shelf to the Senate Floor

By | May 29, 2007

What is Vioxx?Vioxx, generic name rofecoxib, is a COX-2 selective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Vioxx is a prescription medicine prescribed primarily to reduce acute pain in adults, inflammation and stiffness caused by osteoarthritis, painful menstrual cycles, rheumatoid arthritis and certain forms of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, and to treat migraines. What are the dangers of Vioxx?On October 1, 2004… Read More »

Pennsylvania Automobile Insurance Laws

By | June 29, 2006

Here are the important highlights of the Pennsylvania automobile insurance law, more formally called, the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law: 1) When purchasing a new policy after 1990, your insurance company must notify you, in writing, of two very important coverage options which you are to consider. The options are regarding “limited tort” and “full tort” coverage.… Read More »

New Requirements for Tax-Exempt Entities

The Internal Revenue Service has recently announced new requirements for tax-exempt organizations. These new regulations became effective June 8, 1999 and apply to all exempt organizations other than private foundations. Basic Requirements for Tax Exempt Entities Most people have a basic understanding that non-profit entities can obtain exemptions so that the entity does not have to pay any… Read More »

Restructured IRS Helps Businesses

SMALL BUSINESS CAN CELEBRATE IRS RESTRUCTURING. With the recent passage of the IRS Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998, many new taxpayer rights provisions now allow businesses to function more smoothly despite IRS audit or collection efforts. The new law expands, clarifies, and fine-tunes many of the most significant small-business oriented provisions in the Taxpayer Relief Act of… Read More »