Senior Advocate: Checks can be converted into an electronic payments

By Betty Berry, Tuesday, February 16, 2010  Q: I recently made a purchase and paid for it with a check. When I received my bank statement, it showed that check to be an electronic check conversion. Can you explain? A: What you experienced was a process where your check was used as a source of [...]

By |February 17th, 2010|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments

Senior Advocate: Credit cards can be blessing or disaster, so spend wisely

By Betty Berry, Monday, February 8, 2010  Q: I have a friend who is really in debt because of her credit cards. I’ve tried to talk to her about the problem, but my words seem to fall on deaf ears. I think if she read about credit card debt in your column, she might realize [...]

By |February 10th, 2010|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments

Senior Advocate: Internet has lots of information, but it’s not all reliable

By Betty Berry, Monday, February 1, 2010   Q: I am a senior who has just become computer literate. I am enjoying my newfound hobby of visiting the Internet and have viewed a number of Web sites offering health information. How can I determine if the information provided is reliable? A: First, let me congratulate you [...]

By |February 3rd, 2010|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments