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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 […]

Staycation: Fun Day Trip Ideas

April 3rd, 2018

Staycation: Fun Day Trip Ideas School is almost out! It’s time to start thinking about summer vacations, but money is going to be tight this summer. Not too sure what to tell the family about taking a trip? Consider a staycation! Have you ever walked through a home built over 200 years ago and wondered […]

A Story of Forgiveness

March 30th, 2018

A Story of Forgiveness I wish I could take credit for this story but I heard it Sunday at church. It’s a story about forgiveness, a story of love. Whether the story is true or not, I can’t verify since it happened about 1,500 years ago but this is how my pastor told the story. […]

Living by a Dump: Do I Really Need This Stuff?

March 20th, 2018

Living by a Dump: Do I Really Need This Stuff? I attended a woman’s retreat not long ago and one of the speakers, (let’s call her Lucy, since that’s her name) asked a question I have pondered ever since. She asked, “Does anyone in this group live next to a dump?” Well, we were horrified!!! […]

4 Tips to Stay Active While Searching for a New Job

March 12th, 2018

  4 Tips to Stay Active While Searching for a New Job Sooner or later it happens to the best of us! Your employer calls you into his/her office and gives you the tragic news. The office is closing down, we are downsizing, we are eliminating your job, etc., etc. What to do now is […]

Car Buying Tips: How to Spot a Flood-Damaged Car

March 6th, 2018

Car Buying Tips: How to Spot a Flood-Damaged Car Submitted by: Faye Now that you have cleaned up and improved your credit score, you are ready to purchase your new car! How exciting! I can just see you now riding in that new convertible, the wind blowing through your hair, sunglasses in place, enjoying the […]

Building Your Credit Score

February 27th, 2018

Building Your Credit Score Have you ever wondered what a credit score is and how it works? Somewhere out there in the cyber world is a three-digit number (ranging from 300 to 850) that provides a snapshot of your “credit worthiness”. Your credit score is a component in helping to determine if you qualify for […]

Top 5 Ways to Save on Your Grocery Bill

February 21st, 2018

Top 5 Ways to Save on Your Grocery Bill Let’s be honest. There is nothing more annoying than aimlessly wandering up and down each aisle at the super market trying to figure out what you need…until it comes time to pay the bill! Am I right? Here are the top five ways we have found to […]

A Budget: The “Gotta Have It” Plan

February 6th, 2018

Submitted by: Faye Well, it’s February! How are you doing on your New Year’s resolutions? Hopefully, you haven’t broken all of them yet. So far this year, we have talked about saving money, giving, weddings and health. Don’t you feel better already?? So if one of your resolutions was to get into better financial health […]