Q: You've written in past columns that the SSI program is not a Social Security benefit. But my sister is getting SSI. And when she gets letters about her payments, they come from the Social Security office. So how can you say SSI has nothing to do with Social Security? A: To answer your question, let me give you a little history lesson. Back before 1973, each state, and … [Read more...] about Questions About SSI Benefits
NFL Playoff Lines, Las Vegas Odds – Predictions for Divisional Playoff Games
This weekend features four NFL playoff games scheduled, the lines in Las Vegas are posted and experts are making predictions for the Divisional playoff games. The schedule for this weekend will again be divided with two games on Saturday and two more on Sunday and the opening lines featured quite a spread with Kansas City and Pittsburgh opening up with a pick ‘em line … [Read more...] about NFL Playoff Lines, Las Vegas Odds – Predictions for Divisional Playoff Games
NFL Mock Draft 2017 – Myles Garrett or Mitch Trubisky at Number One for Cleveland Browns?
The NFL draft begins on April 27, 2017 and has the Cleveland Browns on the clock (unless they trade that pick) and the Browns have a lot of needs. Taking a survey of the 2017 NFL mock drafts for the top 20 picks, many draft prognosticators have Cleveland taking the consensus ‘best overall player’ Myles Garrett at number one. Garrett is a great defensive end from … [Read more...] about NFL Mock Draft 2017 – Myles Garrett or Mitch Trubisky at Number One for Cleveland Browns?
Current Odds for NFL Wild Card Weekend – Expert Picks, Predictions Las Vegas Lines
The NFL Wild Card Weekend matchups are all set for both the NFC and AFC playoff teams, check out the schedules for the weekend games including the Las Vegas odds (lines) below. Expert predictions and picks against the spread from the Las Vegas oddsmakers are also mentioned and linked to below as well. The largest move of any opening line was in the Green Bay Packers vs. New … [Read more...] about Current Odds for NFL Wild Card Weekend – Expert Picks, Predictions Las Vegas Lines
Real Estate – Younger Buyers Lead the Market
Today's younger home buyers are leading the pack in home sales in the middle regions of the country, according to Ellie Mae's latest Millennial Tracker. "As housing prices continue to rebound, millennials are increasingly representing a higher percentage of homeowners in the middle of the country," says Joe Tyrrell, executive vice president of Corporate … [Read more...] about Real Estate – Younger Buyers Lead the Market
Electoral College Vote Results Monday Dec. 19, 2016 Presidential Election, Did Any Republicans Flip?
The Electoral College voters will cast their vote for US president on Monday December 19, 2016, what is the vote tally results? Did any Republican electors flip and voted for someone else other than their party's representative? Republican Donald J. Trump defeated Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton in the Electoral College in 2016, Trump captured 306 EC votes compared to 232 … [Read more...] about Electoral College Vote Results Monday Dec. 19, 2016 Presidential Election, Did Any Republicans Flip?
Decorating Your Home for the Holidays
As we patiently wait for the first blast of cool crisp air and embrace the winter, it's the perfect time to assess our table settings and tabletop decor for the holidays!. December holidays are a great time to infuse your home with special touches and decorations that will make the season a more pleasurable and memorable event. This is one area of interior design … [Read more...] about Decorating Your Home for the Holidays
What Does CNN Think About Donna Brazile Giving Debate Questions to Hillary Clinton
What does CNN think about Donna Brazile allegedly giving debate questions to Hillary Clinton before a debate with Bernie Sanders during the Democratic Party primary race for president? A statement from the network says they are uncomfortable. A new Wikileaks drop shows an e-mail that makes the revelation of questions being forwarded to Hillary Clinton so she could have a … [Read more...] about What Does CNN Think About Donna Brazile Giving Debate Questions to Hillary Clinton
TV Ratings for AMC’s The Walking Dead Club NBC’s NFL Sunday Night Football
AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead’ led the TV ratings on Sunday night, soundly defeating NBC’s NFL product, Sunday Night Football. The NFL ratings have been down across the board this season with fan’s citing a lack of interest and Colin Kaepernick and others refusal to stand for the National Anthem as the reason they are tuning out when National Football … [Read more...] about TV Ratings for AMC’s The Walking Dead Club NBC’s NFL Sunday Night Football
Texas Voting Machine Switches Republican Vote to Hillary Clinton? Early Voting Problems
Are Texas voting machines switching a straight Republican Party ticket vote to a vote for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 US presidential election? Several social media reports from early US voters in the Lone Star State have claimed they have had issues with trying to vote straight Republican Party ticket with a variety of unintended results. Some have said that the voting … [Read more...] about Texas Voting Machine Switches Republican Vote to Hillary Clinton? Early Voting Problems