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2018: What’s Your PR Strategy?

April 23, 2018 by  
Filed under Money/Business, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Celebrities and huge companies aren’t the only ones who benefit from a good public relations campaign. Smart workers and business owners employ a public relations strategy of their own. Do you have one? Good PR will help you develop and grow relationships, gain more influence on the job, and land on your feet quickly […]

CFPB; Payday Lenders Wage New Wars Against Consumers & Regulation.

April 22, 2018 by  
Filed under Money/Business, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Nearly seven years ago, Congress fought for and won enactment of reforms that would help ensure that everyone would play by the same financial rules. The promise to the nation was that the days of ignoring the long-term health of the national economy as an excuse to justify lucrative and short-term profits would be […]

CIA Director Mike Pompeo: A Proven Leader for the State Department.

April 22, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) When the news broke on Tuesday night that CIA Director Mike Pompeo had met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, I was not surprised. Pompeo had long ago established his importance to this administration and his understanding of geopolitics. Pompeo’s skills are precisely why the president nominated him to be the next Secretary of State—and why […]

Earth Day For All.

April 22, 2018 by  
Filed under Health, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) For most of my life, Earth Day has been a stark reminder of yet another American tradition in which the basis was formed without people of color in mind. In 1970, the first Earth Day, like the passage of the National Environmental Policy Act and the founding of the United States Environmental Protection Agency […]

3 Reasons To Consider A Motorcycle As Your Next Vehicle.

April 20, 2018 by  
Filed under Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Cars are great. They’re simple, they’re dependable, and they’re pleasurable to drive. Given how generally positive the experience of car ownership is, you might be wondering why you might be tempted to consider the transition from four wheels to two. If so, here’s a few reasons you might want to consider it… Say […]

Does Your Business Even Need A Phone Number?

April 19, 2018 by  
Filed under Money/Business, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) In business, as in virtually everything else, communication is key. The ability to communicate can keep our businesses going, but the ability to communicate efficiently and effectively can be what makes it run with increased productivity which in turn can help to facilitate long term growth. But in an era where digital communications are […]

President Donald Trump Orders Welfare Fix, The Left Squeals.

April 18, 2018 by  
Filed under Money/Business, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) It takes a lot of courage for a president to target almost a quarter of the federal budget for reform in an election year. But this is exactly what President Trump is doing with his executive order, “Reducing Poverty in America by Promoting Opportunity and Economic Mobility.” We’re now spending more than $700 billion […]

Taxes, More Hidden Taxes!!

April 18, 2018 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The cable bill was the last straw, says Kristin Tate. “That’s the one that really made me mad.” Comcast included $36 in charges for mysterious things like “utility tax” and “government access fee.” That motivated her to research obscure taxes and put what she learned in a new book, “How Do I Tax Thee? […]

The Mayor’s Most Important Job.

April 17, 2018 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) When World War II ended, Washington, D.C.’s population was about 900,000; today it’s about 700,000. In 1950, Baltimore’s population was almost 950,000; today it’s around 614,000. Detroit’s 1950 population was close to 1.85 million; today it’s down to 673,000. Camden, New Jersey’s 1950 population was nearly 125,000; today it has fallen to 77,000. St. […]

A Healthier & Happier Life: Your Options For Treating Prostate Cancer.

April 16, 2018 by  
Filed under Health, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Of all the health challenges facing men men now, prostate cancer is growing at an alarming rate. In 2017, it was estimated that 161,360 men in the United States were diagnosed. Inexplicably, the risk of prostate cancer is actually 74% higher in black men than in non-hispanic white men! But, the survival rates are […]

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