By Jim Beall Beall Financial Planning Social media is a useful tool to stay in touch with old friends and acquaintances. It can come in handy when the unexpected occurs. Recently, a friend’s family was traveling home to Georgia when their car broke down in North Carolina. After the call from his wife, my friend […]
By Dr. Shelia Shah Macon Smiles Snoring may seem like a harmless sleeping habit, but it may be having a more significant impact on your daily life than you think. Commonly referred to as “sleep apnea,” snoring is basically a condition where your airways collapse, shrink or are blocked, preventing you from getting enough air […]
By Jim BeallBeall Financial Planning Here’s a scenario: Meet Broke Brad. While he hasn’t been paying off his credit cards every month, this year he found a mentor to help him get his money in order. He has changed his spending and is living below his means. He has been slowly paying the minimum payment […]
By Jake Price Lowndes County Extension Service The desire for fresh, homegrown tomatoes is the main reason many homeowners plant gardens. Most tomato plants are planted in late March through early May, and every spring some homeowners run into problems with their tomato plants. Tomatoes are susceptible to a lot of diseases. Once infected, it […]
By Dr. Shelia Shah Macon Smiles When your child’s teeth begin erupting between 3 and 16 months (usually around 6 months), clean them by wiping with a moist washcloth. Dr. Sheila Shah, DMD A first dental visit used to be recommended at 3 years of age. However, because so many children have cavities by the […]
By Jim Beall Beall Financial Planning A good habit is worth a fortune. If you haven’t implemented these three habits in your life now is an opportune time to do so. The first habit is to know where your money comes from and where it goes every month and year. Keeping your expenses lower than […]
By Dr. Shelia Shah Macon Smiles Feeling guilty about how long it has been since you last saw a dentist? How long HAS it been? Do you avoid this vital part of your family’s health? Dr. Sheila Shah, DMD Let’s face it. You know you should. But often you don’t. Yet there’s no need to […]
By Jim BeallBeall Financial Planning My son is in elementary school and participates in Cub Scouts. In the last two years, he will have made two significant transitions in his young life. In school, fourth grade is where students generally transition from “learning to read” to “reading to learn.” It is a difficult transition for […]
The new year is upon us, and now is a good time to stop and take stock of our legal health. Consider if any of the following apply to you:
So maybe this is a good year to consider giving those intangible “things” which they say money can’t buy – and which won’t later add to the landfill.
For many parents, an amicable divorce includes a decision to seek joint physical custody of their minor children. Although it can be given different names, joint physical custody generally means a custody arrangement where children spend an equal amount of time with both parents. Most commonly, the children spend one week at one parent’s house, then the next week at the other parent’s house, and so on, alternating households on a weekly basis.
By Shelia Shah Macon Smiles With all the candy coming from October’s Halloween holiday harvest, it can be an excellent time to consider some hard facts about your teeth – which may not be as “hard” as you think. Teeth are susceptible to wear and to erosion associated with acidic candies. In addition to traditional […]
By Beverly Adams UGA Cooperative Extension Just the other day I received an email from a Forsyth County resident about a cucumber plant that was in decline. He wanted to know what to do to get it back to “normal.” My response was, “There is nothing to do. It’s the end of the season for […]