What can your community do about underage drinking?

Part 7 of Community Guide to Underage Drinking. While many teens drink, underage alcohol use is not inevitable. It will take everyone in the community to make change happen. All of us can help change attitudes about teen drinking and help replace environments that enable underage alcohol use with environments that discourage it. After all, […]


Risks of Underage Drinking

Part 5 of Community Guide to Underage Drinking. Underage Drinking Is a major cause of death from injuries among young people. Each year, approximately 5,000 people under the age of 21 die as a result of underage drinking; this includes about 1,900 deaths from motor vehicle crashes, 1,600 as a result of homicides, 300 from […]


What’s the problem with underage drinking?

Part 4 of Community Guide to Underage Drinking. So many young people drink. Many more young people use alcohol than tobacco or illegal drugs. By age 18, more than 70% of teens have had at least one drink. When young people drink, they drink a lot at one time. Teens drink less often than adults. […]


How to Bank Online Securely

Part 1 of Secure Online Banking. Online banking continues to present challenges to your financial security and personal privacy. Millions of people have had their checking accounts compromised, mainly as a result of online banking. If you are going to use online banking to conduct financial transactions, you should make yourself aware of the risks […]


Raw Milk Dangers and Risks

Part 1 of Dangers of Raw Milk. Unpasteurized Milk Can Pose a Serious Health Risk Milk and milk products provide a wealth of nutrition benefits. But raw milk can harbor dangerous microorganisms that can pose serious health risks to you and your family. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 800 […]


Special Risks of Off-Exchange Forex Trading

Part 3 of Forex Trading For Individual Investors. Forex trading in general presents significant risks to individual investors that require careful consideration. Off-exchange forex trading poses additional risks, including: There Is No Central Marketplace. Unlike the regulated futures and options exchanges, there is no central marketplace in the retail off-exchange forex market.¬†Instead, individual investors commonly […]