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Do you have your finances in order? Just CHECKING. Checking Account information you could use.

Take a guess- how many households in the US are without a checking account? Would the answer 10 million surprise you? Are you among the account-less? When considering your banking options and the course of action you should take, it is vital to know the facts. Checking accounts can add many positive elements to your financial life, including a safe way to deposit paychecks, make payments, transfer money, hold money, manage personal finances and more. You can read more here.

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WV Consumer Credit and Protetion Act - Credit Debt Collector calls

Most people know that if they decide to use credit cards or some other form of credit to purchase consumer goods (TV's, cameras, cars, electronics, bikes, etc.) then they are well aware they will be charged interest. But the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act also covers medical debt. Have you found yourself with a mountain of medical debt?

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DUIs- What You Don't Know Can Cost You

DUIs are sometimes considered a secretive or shameful matter, but that doesn't need to be the case. DUI are an area of law, and they deserve representation and fair assessment as much as an other matter. In fact, there are specific legal issues relevant to DUIs that you need to be aware of. DUI Blog addressed some of the relevant matters involving breathalyzers.

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Black lung- as scary as it sounds

Black lung is a disease with a name as scary as its effects. Black lung has long been a disease associated with miners and the mining industry. The Center for Public Integrity reported on the resurgence of black lung in central Appalachia. Here, young miners are increasingly getting the most severe form of the disease.

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Are You Accommodating? Fulfilling Requirements of Religious Accommodations

Employers and employees need to be aware of the possibility of religious-discrimination claims in the workplace. Employees can require certain accommodations to be made under the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's interpretation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. Specifics of the Act can be read here

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When Life Hands You Lemons--- Know the WV Lemon Law

Have you heard the term "Lemon Law?" It is likely that you have. However, are you clear on exactly what is covered and addressed under this law? In West Virginia, the "Lemon Law" is contained in the West Virginia Code, in the section of "Consumer Protection- New Motor Vehicle Warranties." You can read the full text of the code here.

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Pregnant in The Workplace? It's Not an Excuse for Discrimination!

Are you currently pregnant, or thinking about taking steps to start a family of your own some time soon? Are you an employer who wants an analysis to make sure you are providing adequate options and flexibility for pregnant employees?

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Underground or Surface Coal Miner? Support an End to Black Lung Disease

The health of coal miners matters. If you are a coal miner and you have suffered health conditions that may be related to your occupation, you do not have to suffer with no hope.

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Bubba Gump- From Shrimp to Wages

If you've seen the movie Forest Gump, the name Bubba Gump will remind you of one thing- shrimp. Bubba Gump has been in the news recently, though this time it's for more than just shrimp.

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Know Your West Virginia Human Rights

Are you informed of your rights against discrimination in the state of West Virginia? Under the West Virginia Human Rights Act, it is illegal for an employer to discriminate on certain protected classes.

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