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In a recent study, the Federal Reserve Board discovered that 46 percent of Americans wouldn’t be able to come up with $400 when faced with an emergency or unexpected expense. Are you part of that group? Across the globe, banks and other financial institutions are seeking new, easier and more creative ways to help account holders save more of their hard-earned paychecks. Let’s take a look at a few options. Connect Everything. According to Ramit Sethi, author of the bestselling book “I Will Teach You To Be Rich,” you can cut down on the time and effort it▸ continue reading
The picture of Northern California was much different in the late sixties from what it is today. Sunnyvale, Walnut Creek and Milpitas were still rather small rural towns with orchards dominating the landscape and none of the technology parks and glamorous office buildings so prominent now. Similarly, the Polish community in the area was much smaller and thinly spread over a huge territory except for a few pockets in San Francisco, Oakland, Monterey and Sacramento, and with the Polish Hall in San Francisco being the main center of activity. The Polish American Congress of California was the leading organization,▸ continue reading