We’re about to eat 150 million hotdogs – and other fun 4th of July facts

* In 2019, Americans are expected to spend close to $1 billion on fireworks. That’s about 270 million pounds of fireworks. * Independence Day became a paid holiday in 1938. * The White House held its first 4th July party in 1801. * An estimated 45 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home to celebrate the holiday. * Another $1 billion is spent on beer for 4th of July. Wine drinkers spend nearly $570 million. * Fun presidential fact: everyone knows we gained independence July 4, 1776 and everyone knows George Washington was our first president. But did …

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How Will a DUI Affect My Auto Insurance?

The moment you are pulled over for a DUI, lots of things go through your mind. You wonder what the legal repercussions will be. You worry about losing your license, about the validity of your alcohol levels, and what time and effort it will take to deal with the ticket, whether or not you believe you are guilty. What many don’t ask themselves is, “How will a DUI affect my auto insurance?” It’s an important question that I’m able to give some clarity to. Possible Insurance DUI Penalties Along with dealing legally with a court order and keeping or reinstating …

What Happened to Prince’s Inheritance?

What could possibly go wrong in this scenario? Prince, multi-millionaire with a 200-million-dollar estate, dies and no trust has been set up prior to his death. As of this past April, none of his heirs have inherited any portion — not even a penny — of his estimated $200 million estate. Without an Estate Plan (a trust is part of an Estate plan package), the process of settling his estate becomes much more complicated. The executor (manager) of his estate can’t divide the money among his six siblings until the IRS and the executor agree on the value of the estate when Prince died. The …

Memorial day DUI

Memorial Day DUI

Who doesn’t love a three-day weekend? Memorial Day is coming up, and with it, BBQs, parties and drinking. This weekend is often considered the beginning of summer. Many Americans spend Memorial Day partying; however, the day is meant to honor fallen soldiers. The unfortunate side truth about Memorial Day is that when many people drink a lot, many end up driving under the influence. DUIs go up on this holiday every year, leading to tragedy in their wake for victims and drivers alike. You are four times as likely to die in a traffic accident over the Memorial Day weekend …