Tobacco & Public Health: How To Reduce Consumption

The Smoking Man

Through the years, statistics have shown a link between smoking and lung cancer. Likewise, the tobacco industry’s independent research has found carcinogens in smoke, and they acknowledged the relationship between smoking and lung cancer. This has caused a negative impact… Continue Reading

A Banker’s Guide to Effectively Managing and Marketing Foreclosed Real Estate Properties

New Home Under Construction

  When a bank’s level of non-performing loans and foreclosed assets increases to the point that the bank’s costs and expenses exceed its revenues, the resulting deficit erodes the bank’s net worth and reduces stockholders’ equity.  Depending upon the particular… Continue Reading

Settle vs Hassle: Mediation can help put a construction project back on track when it becomes adversarial

Construction by its very nature is adversarial. On a typical remodel anywhere in America, a homeowner enters into a contract with what are usually perfect strangers to rip up, demolish and then rebuild the single most personal and valuable asset… Continue Reading