According to the Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were 4,180 reported cases of West Nile Virus in the United States, with 149 being fatal in 2006. Because of the increased concern about disease spread by flying insects, it is important to find a way to protect yourself and your family.

If you hear the word CPA and think of bookkeepers, brown suits, pocket protectors, and gnawed off pencils, then you are way behind the times. While accounting has long conjured images of number crunching and bookkeeping, today's accountants are also at the forefront of dramatic changes in the business world.

The College Board reports two-thirds of students are in debt at graduation. Student borrowing has more than doubled in the past decade to $86 billion. But by seeking scholarships and grants, students can reduce the debt they'll carry after graduation.

College students from L.A. to Philadelphia and all points in between will soon begin their annual moves back home. In fact, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates there are some 19 million students enrolled at more than 4,300 colleges and universities across the United States. Moving is never an easy task but there are some things you can do to make it a more enjoyable experience for everyone involved.

The next time you’re scouting out a prospective college, you might want to stop and ask about the school’s fire safety program. While most schools are only too happy to tout their academic performance and athletic achievements, very few openly talk about their fire protection policies.

A child’s graduation is a time for celebration for the whole family. And just about every family wants those moments captured for life. But we’ve all watched grainy, out-of-focus videos that sometimes even miss the graduate’s big moment on stage. Even if you’ve never picked up a camera, with a few simple tips, you can make sure the family memories you capture are worth saving.

American entrepreneurism has been around as long as the country, but that spirit is getting younger every day. Fifteen percent of self-employed Americans are younger than 35, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration, and that percentage is growing.