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The Good Dad

June 13th, 2018

The Good Dad “Times, they are a changing!” In the 1950’s, according to Salary.com, the “good dad” was the breadwinner who brought home the bacon and his loyal wife fried it up, sat in “his” chair, doled out some discipline (especially when mom would say, “Just wait until your father gets home!) and he mowed […]

ICBA, The Farmers Bank Celebrate National Homeownership Month

June 7th, 2018

ICBA, The Farmers Bank Celebrate National Homeownership Month Washington, D.C. (June 7, 2018)—In recognition of National Homeownership Month, The Farmers Bank, and the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) are reminding current and prospective homeowners of community bank resources that make financing easier and more affordable. “For many Americans homeownership represents the keys to financial wealth creation […]

A Word of Advice for the High School Graduate

May 30th, 2018

A Word of Advice for the High School Graduate Congratulations! You are now a high school graduate! Take the summer off. Let your brain rest (sleep late every day). Spend unproductive time with your friends. It’s a new day, a new adventure and you are in charge of your destiny!!! Sounds good, doesn’t it? Well, maybe, […]

“I’m Bored!” – Summer Job Ideas

May 22nd, 2018

“I’m Bored!” – Summer Job Ideas Congratulations! You have survived another school year!!! Your precious children are so happy to be out of school with no getting up early in the mornings, homework or schedules. I remember those days. I don’t believe this but my mother reminded me that when I was out on summer […]

Side Hustle 101

May 15th, 2018

Side Hustle 101 Have you ever thought…”I need a side hustle!” NO!!! At 68 I have to admit that someone had to explain this terminology to me. I have thought several times during my adult life that I needed a second job, just something to get me (us) ahead, pay off debt or money to […]

A Mother’s Worth

May 8th, 2018

A Mother’s Worth As we celebrate Mother’s Day this coming Sunday, I am blessed to still have my 94 year old mother. She still lives at home, in fairly good health and still as sassy as ever. She has seen a lot of changes in her years. She likes to look at pictures and hear […]

Teach Children to Save

May 1st, 2018

Teach Children to Save The American Bankers Association says that savvy savings can start at any age. That makes it our responsibility as adults to teach our children about money. How early should we start lessons on the value of money and savings? The ABA says as soon as a child starts learning to count. […]

Emergency!

April 24th, 2018

Emergency! Question…Why would you keep $1,000 in a low-earning savings or checking account when you owe $2,000 on a credit card with a double-digit percentage interest rate? Is this a wise decision or just plain foolish? Look at all the money you could save in interest and fees if you paid down that credit card. […]

New Study Finds Eating Out is Cheaper than Cooking at Home

April 17th, 2018

New Study Finds Eating Out is Cheaper than Cooking at Home Recently while scanning the web, I saw an article by Jane Dornbusch that caught my eye. The article was titled “New Study Finds Eating Out is Cheaper than Cooking at Home.” Really! Great, I can get rid of that stove in my kitchen, knock […]

The Many Uses of a Penny

April 10th, 2018

The Many Uses of a Penny It’s raining as I leave the warmth of my car. I am rushing across the parking lot, when I see it…a wet, shiny penny! It crosses my mind to keep running, then I think, “its money, just lying there waiting for me.” Risking getting even wetter, I reach down […]