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Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Important answers to consumers concerns

Top of the day to you out there; I'm Donna J. Jodhan and I am delighted to be with you once more.
I thank you much for your continuing feedback and comments and urge you to keep them coming.
I have many questions to answer this week so here goes!  My e-bag with the top questions of the week.
Important answers to consumers concerns
Question from Andrea Langden:  Is there a way to conquer stress and depression?
Answer:  Andrea, according to my reference below, there is and I am going to let this reference speak for itself.  I hope it helps.
How to Conquer Stress, Anxiety & Depression With Proven Stress ...
By admin
How to Conquer Stress, Anxiety & Depression With Proven Stress Relief Techniques. Friday, August 7, 2009, 5:19. This news item was posted in Main Articles category and has 0 Comments so far. Stress is a part and parcel of life and most ...
Don't Stress It! - 
Question from Liz Kennedy:  Donna, do you have any suggestions for those care givers who have to deal with stress?
Answer:  Liz, here you go.  A terrific article for you to check out.  Please see below.
12 Depression Busters for Caregivers
Here, then, are 12 tips to help protect you from anxiety and depression and to guide you toward good mental health as you care for a relative. ...
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Question from Nick Sanders:  My dad is about to retire and I am helping him to find some stuff whereby he may be able to use his skills after retiring.  Do you have any ideas for us?
Answer:  Nick, most definitely.  I have a reference for you to check out.  Please have a look at the one below. goes online to help retirees put their skills ... (press release) (press release) is a free service for retirees (or soon-to-be retired workers) providing step-by-step guidance on becoming a consultant, tools and tips ...
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Question from André Crétien:  Is there such a thing as a job after one has retired?
Answer:  André, why not?  I am going to give you an excellent reference to follow up on.  This is a very good question and I hope that my reference below helps.
        The Post-Retirement Job: Nearly Half of Retirees Have Thought ...
        Emediawire (press release) - Ferndale,WA,USA
        Personal finance and healthcare coverage are drivers for retirees re-entering ... insurance and financial services who have spent decades working for the ...
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Question from Mark Scott:  Donna, how can I avoid phishing scams?
Answer:  Mark, here you go.  An excellent reference for you to check out.  We need to become more aware of phishing scams and their implications.
How Conmen Cheats you easily. Gyandotcom Revealed the Scams Tricks ...
By gyandotcom by Rohit Sharma
Consumer Tips for Avoiding Phishing Scams. Identity thieves are targeting the personal information stored on your computer. Here are some basic tips on how to use the Internet safely. Fishing Out the Phishing Scams: Recognize the phishing ... Be aware that these indications are not fail-safe since security icons may be forged. Computer users can also look for a seal such as the BBB Accredited Business seal on home pages, which notifies users if the company is accredited ...
Gyandotcom by Rohit Sharma - 
Question from Eileen Crownan:  Donna, is Twitter a good place to look for a job?
Answer:  Eileen, according to the reference that I found for you, it seems as if this is so.  I found this article very interesting.  Please give it a read.
Looking for a job? Try LinkedIn or Twitter
... editor of Job-Hunt, a site offering online job search tips. "You don't need to stay glued to your phone or computer at home anymore. ...
Read more at:,28348,25945592-5014239,00.html
Question from Boyde Mazchek:  Could there be business opportunities related to the going green trend?
Answer:  Boyde, great question and I think that there are and will continue to be.  I have a terrific reference for you to check out.  Please give it a read.
Ethos Environmental Inc. (ETEV) – A Possible Rebound Pl ...
market opportunities as California and the US EPA continue to develop and implement tighter standards and require increased amounts of biofuels into the fuel stream. This is an exciting time to be in this business, and I ... is an Internet destination for investors seeking information on smallcap and microcap companies. The web site features companies in Profile Campaigns, Executive Interviews and Profile Research Reports authored by our financial writers. ...
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Question from Tim Young:  Donna, do you think that we may have avoided a depression?
Answer:  Tim, I am not sure but I am going to let the reference below tell you more.  Please give it a read.
Krugman says world avoided second Great Depression but real ...
By Eileen Ng
Asia is likely to see a faster rebound, than the U.S. and Europe, partly driven by the recovery in manufacturing exports, he said. In the clearest sign yet that the recession may be ending, the U.S. Labor Department last Friday showed the jobless rate in ..... You can have the same and even get m..; intellibitz BusinessWeek - Business News, Stock Market & Financial Advice; intellibitz Business Opportunities, Business Startup, Business News And Expert ...
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Question from Beverley Gradinsky:  Do you think that websites like Facebook and Twitter are foreign language friendly? 
Answer:  Beverley, according to the reference below, they may not be but I'll let you be the judge.  Please read on.  Good question.
MySpace, Facebook and Twitter's in troubles (press release)
Therefore, a German Facebook user, cannot contact, chat or simply understand a profile of a Russian, Spanish or European user. The English language is ...
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Question from Stewart Hill:  Have our retirement dreams been shattered by this recession?
Answer:  Stewart, I do believe that many nest eggs have been broken but I am going to defer you to my reference below.  It makes for very interesting reading.
Can we save the retirement dream? - Money Features
By Penelope Wang
The 77 million baby boomers who are heading into their golden years with shattered nest eggs may prove to be the first generation in modern US history to have less retirement security than their predecessors. The numbers ... ... We have too much offshoring of jobs and too much immigration. It is not realistic to expect people making the average income to save massive $$$ for retirement. Besides, where would you put it ? Stocks ? Real estate ? We've just proven that these ...
Money Features - 
Question from Frank Goer:  Are retirees competing with grads for jobs these days?
Answer:  Frank, I believe that they are and it all has to do with present economic conditions.  Please give a read to my reference below.
              Is This Rally Out of Sync with the Economy ?
        Is This Rally Out of Sync with the Economy?
        ETFguide - Carlsbad,CA,USA
        Baby boomers were responsible for nearly 80% of the spending growth from ... to come and buy 'stuff' may soon find that retirees are competing for jobs. ...
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I am out of time for this week but before I leave you here is my tiny tip of the week.
Time to pay closer attention to your email attachments.  This the one favorite way for hackers to reach your computer system.  If you are not expecting an attachment from the sender, then delete the email before even opening it.
Do not accept attachments unless you know who it is from.
I'm Donna J. Jodhan wishing you a terrific day.


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