Don Harris

Writing for Wellness: Financial Wellness Dollar bills

Financial stress is a reality that most, if not all, of us face at some point in our lives, to some degree. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, total credit card balances for Americans amounted to almost a trillion dollars ($784 billion) in the second quarter of 2017. 1 Beside this fact, credit card… Read More


Memorial Flags

In 2016, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) completed a comprehensive study on the state of military Veteran suicide across the country. In this study, the researchers found that an average of 20 Veterans die by suicide each day, roughly twice the rate of civilian suicides nationwide 1. Although the VA acknowledged that there… Read More


Voice Awards Blog Week-Memorial Day

Memorial Day is the day set aside for remembrance of those who have died in our nation’s service.  When this long weekend comes each year, I always attend Marlborough’s Memorial Day ceremonies and participate in a race around our town lake, which makes donations to military families.  This is also a time when I think… Read More


Voice Awards Blog Week-Individual

Transitioning service members and veterans face many different challenges, some of which are very similar to their civilian counterparts and others that are unique to the military. Issues such as child care, home maintenance, and household finance management are common to most families, but military spouses and family members often face other issues, such as… Read More