While it may seem hard to believe, we are inching ever closer to Election Day. Indeed, early voting is currently in effect for those voters who will be unable to make their way polling stations on November 8, while those who are undecided still have a little less than two weeks to make up their minds.
According to data collected by the United States Department of Transportation, there were more than 2.5 million large commercial trucks operating on U.S. roadways in 2014 alone. That number has likely risen due to the increased need for goods across the nation in the two years following the release of this data.
While there is a tendency to envision the majority of divorcing couples as having been together for years, raised a family and accumulated sizeable assets, this is really only part of the big picture. Indeed, the reality is that divorcing couples come from all walks of life, with just as many having been married for only a relatively short amount of time, having no children and little assets to divide.
Thanks to the efforts of the medical community, the government, advocacy groups and even the corporate sector, more people than ever are now cognizant of the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Indeed, more people are now ceasing their use of cigarettes and other products detrimental to their health, exercising on a more regular basis, and watching what they eat and drink.
When a person is experiencing serious and sustained financial difficulties, chances are good that they will eventually start to see the pile of unpaid bills grow and the correspondence from creditors begin in earnest.
Anyone who follows the news on a regular basis is well aware of the fact that millions of people across the nation, including thousands here in Tennessee, are currently battling some form of addiction to drugs -- both legal and illegal. By way of illustration, consider that statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that in 2014 alone 1,263 Tennesseans died from prescription opioid overdoses.