What’s in a Name? Fun Facts For December
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What’s in a Name? Fun Facts For December

THE NAME Do you ever wonder where the names of the month come from? December got its name from the Latin word decem (meaning ten) because it was originally the tenth month of the year. Later, the months of January and February were created out of the days that had no months and they were added to the beginning of the calendar, but December retained its name. BIRTHSTONE The traditional birthstone for November is the yellow topaz. The yellow topaz is a jewel that represents empathy and serenity. Topaz is a stone of nobility, love, passion, purpose and also symbolizes friendship. HOLIDAYS There…
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It’s Already November! What’s Happening This Month?
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It’s Already November! What’s Happening This Month?

It’s already November! I hope all of you had a fun and safe Halloween and are looking forward to stuffing yourselves at Thanksgiving toward the end of the month. But before we get there, I want to let you in on a few other important (or not?) things that are happening this month… First and foremost I want to say thank you to all of our Veteran clients and friends, and also the families of everyone who has served our country. This is more important than ever and as a Veteran myself, I hold my brothers and sisters in arms…
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A Little Bit of Humor in Finance
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A Little Bit of Humor in Finance

We all have had some unusual, awkward or funny moments in life, and some of them probably happened during work hours! It is often stories like these that make for some hilarious entertainment! Forgetting such hilarious moments in life is not that easy. So we asked a few of our clients for stories they have encountered at the closing table or day of closing that will continue to make them laugh or simply say "Why did this happen to me?"     Below is the list of the ones that we found to be the most unusual or funny things…
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Fun Facts About October
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Fun Facts About October

THE NAMEDo you ever wonder where the names of the month come from? The name of the month of October comes from the Latin “octō”, which means “eight”, In the Roman calendar October was the eighth month of the year. After the Julian calendar reform, the months January and February were added to the beginning of the calendar year and October became the tenth month of the year, as we know it today. BIRTHSTONEOctober birthstones are the tourmaline and the opal. Tourmalines are believed to help you stay calm under pressure, bring peace and tranquility and defeat emotions like anger…
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