Forgot Password ?

News Spotlight: Set Yourself On Fire


By Sherman Joseph
I know you are thinking, “Why would I want you to set yourself on fire?” This is not about burning yourself literally. This is about lighting that flame within you to get moving. Set yourself on Fire!
Read More Thursday, January 22, 2015
News Spotlight: So What’s Holding You Up? – 5 Steps for Leaders


By Sherman Joseph
How often do you say to yourself, ‘I will get around to it. Or if I had enough money I could do this or that’? Yes, it does take money to do some of things that you desire to accomplish; however, that should not be your main reason for getting started. So what is holding you up?
Read More Monday, January 19, 2015
News Spotlight: Don't Let Fear Stop You From Living

 By Sherman Joseph

Fears keep you in the background. In fact, it convinces you that you cannot make your dreams come true, it tells you to be quiet, and it even separates you from your loved ones. But living in fear is neither acceptable nor necessary. Facing fear is something with which every person must try to achieve. In order to live a peaceful and happy life you must face your fears and conquer them. Healthy fear can protect you, but unnatural and unhealthy fear can destroy your life. So, you need to conquer it before it conquers you. There are several ways you can have an edge over your fears and break the walls surrounding it:

Read More Wednesday, January 07, 2015
News Spotlight: We Remember Rev. Dr. Michael Murphy

 Funeral arrangements have been made for Rev. Michael C. Murphy.  In Washington D.C., services will be held on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Peoples Congregation UCC Church.  It is located at 4804 13th NW.  Visitation is at 10 a.m. and the funeral services are at 11:00 a.m.

Photo source: Peoples Congregation UCC Church

Read More Sunday, January 04, 2015
The Kid's Doctor: Are parents too connected?

Turn off your phone off sometimes and let your spouse or sitter handle things for a while.

Photo by Fotolia  By Sue Hubbard, M.D.
Read More Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Interpersonal Edge: Playing blame game is giving up your own power to change

  By Dr. Daneen Skube

Tribune Content Agency
Q. I'm in the middle of my career and so tired of running into roadblocks to get promoted, get better paid and have projects that are more interesting. I have found the problem is usually my boss, my coworkers and the customers I tend to work with. How can I succeed when the problem is other people?
Read More Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Michigan’s Auto No-Fault Law: Understand Your Rights Now Before They May Change

 By Stephen H. Sinas

The Michigan Legislature continues to contemplate changes to the Michigan Auto No-Fault Insurance Law. 
Read More Sunday, December 14, 2014
Will making more money guarantee a better retirement?


By Robert Pagliarini, Tribune Media Services
There were two families that lived next to each other. One family received a $2 million inheritance. They traveled, had a nice boat and gave to charity. They took calculated investment risks that paid off. They averaged an incredible 12 percent return every year for 20 years.
Read More Sunday, December 14, 2014
Excuse me are you listening? 13-24

 Dear Readers,

There has been shift in my consciousness.  I am a mother of a teenager.  When I started the paper, Anissa was a baby.  She no longer wants to hear the stories about how funny she was or that she used to steal her brother’s food.

Read More Sunday, December 14, 2014
The Kid's Doctor: You can avoid food battles


By Sue Hubbard, M.D.

 It seems like I discuss "food battles" with my patients and their families several times a day. The longer I practice, though, the more I don't think we should even have to talk about how often Mom and Dad end up arguing with a child about eating. 

Read More Sunday, December 14, 2014
Jill on Money: Low oil offsets rising health care costs


By Dr. Daneen Skube
Tribune Content Agency
Q. The largest problem I have at work is with other people. Every time something goes wrong at my job, I'm staring at someone who did something stupid, incompetent or thoughtless. How do you approach problems that are someone else's fault?
Read More Sunday, December 14, 2014
Blind Children’s Fund Helps the Visually Impaired “Live in a World they Cannot See”

  By Deborah M. Walker

Started in 1978 the Blind Children’s Fund (BCF), located in the Lansing area, offers information and resources for children who are visually impaired and helps to give them a chance to live meaningful and productive lives. 
Read More Sunday, December 14, 2014
TAX SOLUTIONS:  Doing Business As


By  A.J. Gross, C.P.A., E.A.

In my previous article titled “Corporations” we reviewed the Corporation business structure.  The next article will review limited liability company (LLC).  This article is on Doing Business As (DBA).

Read More Sunday, December 14, 2014
Kiplinger on Travel: 26 secrets to save on travel


By Stacy Rapacon and Susannah Snider,Kiplinger
With airfares to Europe and Asia sky-high and high-seas breakdowns roiling the cruise industry, leisure travelers have plenty of reasons to put vacation plans on hold.
Read More Sunday, December 14, 2014
OPINION PIECE: Robert C. Koehler: Racism: It's the law

 By Robert C. Koehler

Tribune Content Agency
  Smoke and fire, sirens blaring, horns honking, a sudden hail of bullets. This is what passes for the American dialogue on race and justice. 
Read More Sunday, December 14, 2014
Movie: Horrible Bosses 2

  Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures  (1 hr. 48 min.)

Plot:   Three former employees who start their company vow revenge over an investor who rips them off.
Cast:  Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis, Christoph Waltz, Chris Pine, Jamie Foxx
Rating:  R
Bottom Line:   ***
Read More Saturday, December 13, 2014


Apply Online for Two-week Training, Secure a Job with a Future
Read More Monday, December 08, 2014
Bryan Beverly: An Advocate for Education


By Molly Goaley and TNCP Staff

Bryan Beverly, a 2006 Olivet College graduate, is passionate about his education. So much so, that he’s spent his entire career working to ensure others have the same opportunities he was given.

Read More Sunday, November 30, 2014
Channing Tatum: “Foxcatcher is the most painful movie I have ever done.”


By Samantha Ofole-Prince

We’ve seen him strip down to his undies in “Magic Mike,” protect the President in “White House Down” and play an undercover police officer at a college in “22 Jump Street.”

Read More Sunday, November 30, 2014
TAX SOLUTIONS:  Corporations

  By  A.J. Gross, C.P.A., E.A.

In our previous article titled “Business Entity and Liability Protection” we reviewed liability protection with corporations and limited liability companies (LLC).  In an upcoming article we will review doing business as (DBA) and limited liability company (LLC).  This article is on corporations.
Read More Sunday, November 30, 2014

Would you like to e-mail us?  Have a press release or story idea?  Questions about obituaries?  Send us your questions and comments to:


Click here for regular advertising rates!!!

 Check out TNCP's Birthday Advertising!!!!

Custom-embroidered logo shirts and apparel by Queensboro

Support our advertisers. Follow the link to their site:

Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau