We’ve decided to quit being a welcoming church. No kidding. We’re giving it up. Like so many congregations, we’ve sunk an amazing amount of time and energy into becoming a welcoming church. We changed worship styles, trained greeters and ushers, wore name tags, brewed coffee, went to workshops on hospitality and put our friendliest people …
What happens to thrift-store donations? A behind-the-scenes look
You’ve finally done it. You’ve gone through your house and purged the belongings you no longer need: baby clothes the kids have long outgrown, the “I love Cancun” T-shirt that’s
How to Start a Residential Program
This workshop will give you an overview of how to start your very own residential program. You will learn about the different types of residential programs, zoning, licensing, permins, documentation needed, funding, and more!
Senior Living Care 101: What Options Are Available?
If your parent or loved one is getting older and is having a difficult time caring for themselves, you may be looking into different forms of senior living care. There
Best Thrift Store Shopping Tips
The other day I was visiting my friend and we were laughing and telling each other that we needed to bring stirrup pants back and that Saved By the Bell was the best show in the universe and should we start wearing scrunchies again. And mid hair accessory conversation, I noticed her table. It …
How Do You Know Your Manassas Senior Care Agency Hires True Professionals that Care?
As growing numbers of baby boomers join the ranks of senior citizenry, the latest trends indicate that the vast majority of them insist on staying in their homes for as long as possible. This makes sense on many levels, both for a family’s budget, and for the senior’s mental, emotional and even physical well being. This trend makes home care in Manassas one of the area’s fastest growing career sectors also. So one of the most important things to find out, when interviewing…
6 reasons why it’s time to take up cycling
Good for your health, good for your wallet and good for the environment. Cycling as a mode of transport has a lot going for it.
Soft Credit Pull vs. Hard Credit Pull: How Do They Affect My Credit?
In a sense, your credit report is sort of like your resumé; a black and white document representing a history of your experience that must be provided when you attempt to apply for something. However, unlike a résumé, where one is likely to omit any “unsavory” details, the credit report reveals it all, even the dirt There are so many situations that call for a credit pull, and sometimes you may not even know it is happening! Any time I’m filling out any…
How Is Experian Boost Different From Credit Repair?
Learn how Experian Boost differs from credit repair and how you can use your utility and telecom bills to help improve your credit score.
Davos 1973 to Davos 2020: How the world economy has changed
The world economy has gone through a huge transformation in the 50 years since the first Davos. Here's a look at the key trends.
How millennials’ relationship with their phones is changing the economy
The average American spends 5.4 hours on their phone - but the digital generation is seeking adventure IRL (in real life).
How a basic income can battle the 8 giants of a faltering economy
In order to not jeopardize Globalization 4.0, we must fight 8 giants of the 21st century including inequality, stress and debt.
Why the answer to a more sustainable future could lie within the platform economy
Platform businesses' proactive, agile and intrinsic approach to sustainability can show how to make meaningful change and fast.
The Low Income Housing Tax Credit: How It Works and Who It Serves
The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) is a complex but crucial tool for the production and preservation of affordable rental housing. Despite its broad popularity and almost 3 million financed rental units, it is still not well understood. By enhancing national understanding of LIHTC—how it works, who it serves, and the challenges it faces—this report advances the discussion of how to maximize this vital program’s effects…
Mortgages, auto loans and credit card debt: How the poor are fuelling the booming U.S. economy
With borrowing costs rising and effects of tax cuts set to wear off, a shock could push the most vulnerable over the edge, and take the recovery with them
Running or Cycling?
Bob McRae on 2017 Ironman Boulder Bike Course REVEALED : “ I'm thinking this will actually be slower, as there are three Nelson "ascents", as opposed to two” Mar 20, 11:02
How Hospitals Can Drive Revenue in Value-Based Care Using 7 Key Cycles of Their Data
The following is a guest blog post by Richard A. Royer, Chief Executive Officer of Primaris. Back in the day – the late 1960s, when social norms and the face of America was rapidly changing – a fam…
One Family's Story Shows How The Cycle Of Poverty Is Hard To Break
Like her own mother was, Desiree Metcalf is a young, single mom living in poverty. She doesn't have just one or two problems, but a whole pile of them.
Learn what credit utilization is best for your credit score.
Credit utilization is the second biggest factor affecting your credit score. Having a a good credit utilization is important for building a good credit score.
Why we need to encourage cycling everywhere
“I’ve seen some of the highest performance bicycles in the world, but I believe the most powerful bicycle is the one in the hands of a girl fighting for her education, or a mother strivin...