Category Archives: Spotlight on Savings

Debt Free??? Now What???

You did it!  You stopped using credit, stuck to your repayment plan, and now you are out of debt.  What a great feeling!  No more credit card statements in the mail and no more monthly finance charges to pay.

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Check Out Charities Before Making a Donation

Charity scams have increased in recent years.  In 2008, the Federal Trade commission received 1.23 million complaints regarding charitable contributions to nonexistent charities.  The number of complaints increased to 1.33 million complaints in 2009.

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Are You Interested in Stopping Unsolicited Mail, Email and Telemarketing?

A stop to pick up the mail usually means a bill or two, perhaps a letter from a dear friend, several credit card offers, an offer for a pre-qualified home equity loan, and a sweepstakes offer.  We expect to receive … Continue reading

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Are You Ready to Improve Your Health and Personal Finances?

New Resolutions for 2012 may be in jeopardy. Can you give yourself daily points for performing each of ten daily practices to help you achieve habits for a lifetime? Convert those ambitious New Year’s Resolutions, like losing weight and saving … Continue reading

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Money Resolutions for 2012

Family and Consumer Sciences information to inspire you to save money while you engage in Life-Long-Learning . . . Holiday spending excesses lead many people to resolve to handle money differently in the coming year.  All too often budgeting resolutions … Continue reading

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Free Shipping Day

Undoubtedly, many of you are still shopping for the holidays and some will finish online.  If so, you might want to avoid shipping costs by ordering from retailers offering free shipping next Friday.  December 16th marks the 4th annual Free … Continue reading

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