Thursday, October 15, 2009
Friday, October 9, 2009
Rings have been exchanged as a depiction of the bond of wedding for so long, and in such a big amount of different cultures, the origin of the practice is obscure.
Definitely , the circle of a ring represents perpetual love and the continually replenished promises of the married couple. The circle also talks to the repeated round of the heavens, as well as the never-ending return of the seasons, marked by cyclical ritual and party.
Additionally, the circle in rock art, holy stone arrays, and astrology represents both the
The widespread custom of embellishing the plain gold or silver marriage band with numerous designs and patterns has been known since at least seven hundred AD, in both Pan-Hellenic and Celtic cultures.
Our Bahamas wedding planner would be happy to help you with any questions you may have about having your wedding in the Bahamas
Thursday, October 8, 2009
...to lay your financial cards on the table! Among young couples, this often involves the subject of debt, particularly college loans and credit cards. Get a copy of your credit reports, see if they are accurate and share them with one another.
...to discuss your views on money and investing. Are you a spender, a saver or a hoarder? Does the stock market scare you or excite you? Do you enjoy handling the day-to-day finances like paying bills and balancing the checkbook?
...to think about your financial goals and dreams. Retirement may be a long way off, but one of you may have plans to retire sooner than the other. Think about raising children and paying for their education, child allowances and childcare.
...to consider talking with a financial planner. Not only can the planner help you discuss financial issues in a comfortable setting, but also the planner can offer advice on such issues as the combining of finances where debt or lopsided wealth is involved.
Monday, October 5, 2009
Breast cancer has been described as the most "lethal form of cancer in the world" and it is expected that by 2020 - 70% of all cases will be in developing countries. And in the Bahamas a unique genetic abnormality has predisposed Bahamian women to this disease at an early age with 34 percent of those diagnosed age 44 or younger- almost three time the rate of that in North America.
Unfortunately, almost 45% of those diagnoses were discovered in the late stages of the disease compared to around 12% in North America.
Early detection and screening can help reduce the incident of this disease so go out this month and get yourself tested and ensure that you spread the word to a many persons as possible. And if you're unable to get yourself professionally screen at lease begins doing your own personal breast examination. Knowing your body is the key to defending yourself against the ravages of breast cancer.
And be sure to make a donation to the Bahamas Cancer Society!
Thursday, October 1, 2009
Did you know that nearly 1 out of 3 cancer diagnoses among women in the U.S. are breast cancer? Thanks to early detection and treatment, breast cancer mortality rates are decreasing substantially. And we'd like to help by highlighting a few corporate organizations who are helping with the financial weight of the research.
Just to the right are two advertisers that are donating their profits to help battle the cancer war, and you can help simply by purchasing and promoting their products.