Dear fellow community members, How many times does it take for a message to sink in and for a person to act on it? Some researchers point to the Rule of Seven, which puts the magic number at seven, while others say it is many more. In any case, I believe information that has the […]
The following press release was provided courtesy of Metra. As Illinois and the Chicago region move toward establishing a “new normal” in the time of COVID-19, Metra is providing more details about the steps it is taking to ensure passengers will feel safe using its system. “We know more than ever that passengers need to […]
The following information comes from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to impact the United States, phone scammers have seized the opportunity to prey on consumers. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has received reports of scam and hoax text message campaigns and scam robocalls offering free home testing kits, […]
ALERT: Additional funds have been allocated under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) by Congress and the Small Business Administration is accepting PPP loan applications. The initial funds were depleted on April 16. Should you have any questions regarding a previously un-funded application or for information on how to submit an application, you should contact your […]
The Small Business Administration (SBA) has resumed accepting Paycheck Protection Program applications from participating lenders on Monday, April 27, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. EDT. The Paycheck Protection Program is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll. Please visit its website for more information.