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LA County Coronavirus Emergency Declaration and what you can do to protect yourself from the virus

Provided by LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn The LA County Board of Supervisors and the Department of Public Health joined the City of Los Angeles in declaring a local and public health emergency in response to increased spread of coronavirus across the country and six new cases in the County.  This declaration will help the County quickly…
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Emergency Fund 101

Article provided by Thrivent Financial Take this crash course on how you could be saving for the unexpected. It happens to everyone: Life hands you an unpleasant surprise, and you’re left holding the bill. A layoff, a broken bone, a busted furnace—at some point, you’re forced to pony up cash outside of your regular budget…
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Is your website accessible to people with disabilities?

Provided by Base Note Labs Is your website accessible to people with disabilities? More than the general benefit of reaching a larger audience, and the less well-known benefits for search engine optimization (SEO). Making your website accessible to everyone is also the ethical thing to do, and U.S. courts have recently agreed. Following a landmark…
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Managing Holiday Expenses

Provided by Credit Union of Southern California According to a 2017 survey from mobile startup Varo, 74 percent of Americans say they often fail to budget properly for the holidays. And so many end up racking up holiday debt, particularly on credit cards. The problem is that debt on credit cards tends to linger past…
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The Vaping Dilemma

Blog provided by Mark Scott, LAADC, SAP There have been a number of stories recently about people dying from vaping.  The main reason seems to be the use of e-cigarettes bought from unlicensed vendors and with substances that contaminate the product.  Vitamin E added to the vape module has been signaled out as one of…
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