Even if you didn’t take Economics 101 in college, just navigating through the past several years has given you hands-on experience with one of the course’s most valuable lessons: The rise and fall of interest rates is one of the biggest factors influencing global economies, financial markets and our daily lives. That’s why it is important to have a basic understanding of how interest rate changes could affect not only your wallet but also your investment portfolio.
I said I wouldn’t do it. I said I wouldn’t give my two cents on the current polarizing issues of gun rights and violence in schools. But it seems as if I just can’t seem to quit absorbing the never-ending opinions after the massacre in Connecticut.
There are many insects that cause problems with landscape plants. We have been dealing with many of these for quite some time. But now there is a new scale insect that has been attacking crape myrtles in north Louisiana and Texas cities. This scale is thought to be introduced from Japan and China. It appears to be closely related to the Azalea Bark Scale.
A big success is just a bright idea whose time has come.
Sometimes, try just being silent for a while, look into the honest, unflattering mirror of your mind and endeavor to find a straightforward answer to those nagging doubts and fears that keep you virtually immobilized. Explore carefully — yeah, even meticulously — those hidden crevices and crevasses where the deeper, better you gets lost often. The experience will do you good — for you will emerge from it a much happier, wiser person!