Taj Indian Cuisine

June 15, 2016 - 12:50

For an excellent authentic Indian meal in Hernando County, look no further than the Taj on Cortez Blvd. Their menu is extensive and the prices reflect the quality of food you are served. Taj is related to the Taj Indian Cuisine restaurant in Tampa.

Taj Indian Cuisine is located in the Western Way plaza near Beacon Theatres. It has been there for several years. The restaurant has a large interior and can handle a pretty large party.

The Business of Blood

June 13, 2016 - 13:56

Recipients of blood transfusions are car accident victims; premature infants and children being treated for cancer, anaemia, or heart surgeries; women suffering complications from pregnancy; severe burn victims; surgical and cancer patients; and those with blood disorders, who need to receive new transfusions every month or so.

LifeSouth seeking donors to help battle summer blood shortages

Each year, some 5 million Americans would die without life-saving blood transfusions. It’s a shocking figure particularly so when giving blood is such an easy process.

Mortgage Matters: New Closing Disclosure Form: What Is It and What Does It Do?

June 13, 2016 - 13:04

Last October, a new five-page form called the Closing Disclosure was established to provide borrowers with a better understanding of the all of the details about their mortgage loan.

This new Closing Disclosure form highlights the important terms of the loan, the projected monthly payments, and how much the borrower will pay in fees and closing costs to secure your mortgage.
The mantra of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the organization that oversees Federal financial legislation that protects consumers is “Know Before You Owe”.

Why America’s spare bedrooms are worth $174.9 billion

June 09, 2016 - 12:03


Extra rooms are an untapped real estate opportunity. It’s not unusual to have an extra bedroom in your house. Indeed, a analysis of United States Census data suggests that there are 33.6 million of them across the nation.

If you assume that each of these rooms could be rented out for $100 a week (which would be cheap in many areas of the US), that adds up to a whopping $174 billion in missed opportunities for extra cash each year.

Shopping For Your New Home

June 09, 2016 - 02:03

Now that you have been pre-qualified for a home mortgage, found your realtor and identified your “must haves,” it’s time to go shopping.

This is the fun part of buying a new home but can also be very overwhelming. The more houses you look at, the more the houses begin to run together and before you know it, you can’t remember which house had that fantastic kitchen and which one had the leaky roof.

Some buyers will walk into a house and just know that it is the house for them. Others want to see everything on the market in their price range.

Don’t Be A Victim!

June 09, 2016 - 01:56

Local woman wholesale distributor for personal safety products.

It’s a sad fact of life but anyone of us, at any time, can fall victim to assault, harassment, robbery or physical attack. And women in particular.

Everyday activities like driving, going to work, or walking down the street present an element of risk to your personal safety. You may commute long distances alone or have mobile jobs making contact with the general public.

“It’s really not possible to avoid all risk but it’s wise to take some precautions,” said Angela Kanner, a co-owner of Personal Safety Outlet Inc.

Brooksville Restaurant Brings Flavor of the Caribbean

June 08, 2016 - 21:18

Photography by Julie B. Maglio

Tamara and Jim Ferguson opened their restaurant in January of 2016 off of 41 in Brooksville. The sunny, brightly colored exterior caught my eye and I decided to give the place a try. Tamara, the cook, is originally from Jamaica. She begins preparing her family recipes early each morning, so there is time for the ingredients and flavors to simmer and meld together before their lunchtime crowd.