Community Resources | Lifestyle

Help Stop Summer Season Scams

Jun 1, 2023 • 2 min. read

Summer has finally arrived, but the beginning of beach season inevitably brings weight loss scams with it. Criminals take advantage of the season to offer bogus solutions for losing weight or getting in shape. Here’s how these scams generally wo...

Community Resources | Financial Planning

How Philanthropy Fits Into Your Financial Plan

May 30, 2023 • 4 min. read

Charitable contributions hold the remarkable ability to transform lives and communities, but what if there was a way to magnify their impact while benefiting your own financial situation? Enter Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCDs), an increasing...

Community Resources | Senior Living

Riverlights, Wilmington’s Only Master Planned Community, Brings the Good Life to the Rivers Edge

May 19, 2023 • 3 min. read

Situated along three miles of the Cape Fear River is Wilmington’s only master-planned community, Riverlights. Just six years into a 10-year build-out, Riverlights’ 1400-acres include single and multi-family home sites, duplexes, townhomes, custo...

Community Resources | Lifestyle

First Chance for White Pants to Kick Off Summer Season

May 12, 2023 • 3 min. read

Lower Cape Fear LifeCare is thrilled to announce its partnership with Waterline Brewing Company for a pre-party fundraiser in conjunction with its well-known annual Last Chance for White Pants Gala. First Chance for White Pants continues the nonprofi...

Community Resources | Lifestyle

Keep Your Network Safe From Criminals

May 5, 2023 • 2 min. read

Criminals have so many ways to getting in touch with us these days. According to new data from the Federal Trade Commission, the winning entry path in 2022 was the internet.  About one fourth of fraud reports indicate the contact method was...

Community Resources | Lifestyle

Beware of Bank Imposters

May 2, 2023 • 2 min. read

Banking has changed quite a bit thanks to the internet. While many people still prefer the brick and mortar experience when dealing with their money, today you can do many of the same functions online and over the phone. Criminals are cashing in on t...

Community Resources | Lifestyle

Identity Theft Awareness

May 2, 2023 • 3 min. read

It’s never a bad time to think about a sobering reality: your personal information has most likely already been stolen. Many entities have our personal information – credit card and bank account numbers, Social Security numbers, and health-related in...

Community Resources | Lifestyle

Day Trips from Wilmington: Heading North

Apr 19, 2023 • 4 min. read

Last month, I shared my favorite day trip destinations heading south -- Southport, Bald Head Island, North Myrtle Beach, and Brookgreen Gardens, among them. This month, I’m heading north with destinations that are just a short drive away to...

Community Resources | Senior Living

Volunteers Add Needed Support to Hospice’s Mission

Apr 18, 2023 • 6 min. read

April 16-22 is National Volunteer Appreciation Week. Many nonprofit organizations nationwide rely on volunteers to accomplish all that they do. One such nonprofit is Lower Cape Fear LifeCare (LCFL), which was founded in 1980 by a small group of dedic...


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Help Stop Summer Season Scams

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- Associate State Director, Coastal Region, AARP


How Philanthropy Fits Into Your Financial Plan

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- CEO, United Way