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Upstate Outdoors
June 14, 2018 - 9:26 am
Phillip Gentry When it gets hot during the summer, people prefer to spend time somewhere it’s cooler. That could mean up in the mountains, near the water at the beach, or inside where the air conditioner is running. Fish are really not that different. To find cooler water, fish also have several...
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Dave Ramsey
June 12, 2018 - 12:02 pm
Dear Dave, My father died recently. He walked out of my life 25 years ago when I was a teenager, and he never wanted anything to do with me after that. His brothers, who have already paid for some of his final expenses, asked if I wanted to pay to have his body cremated. They didn’t ask for money,...
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The Tara Show
June 10, 2018 - 4:09 pm
With all these confusing and misleading campaign commercials flying around, so many of you have asked me for an endorsement list. Instead, I came up with an unendorsement list with links for you to follow so you can decide for yourself. I put these candidates in order, from worst to vote for, to...
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Upstate Outdoors
June 08, 2018 - 4:53 pm
Phillip Gentry In these United States of America consumers are constantly on the go. To improve customer service while providing convenience for the customer over the years, many businesses developed the “Drive-Thru”. The drive thru allows the consumer to purchase necessary items without having to...
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Dave Ramsey
June 05, 2018 - 11:36 am
Dear Dave, I just graduated from college, and I’ll be starting my first real job soon. What can young adults, who are just getting started, do to avoid money problems now and in the future? Ben Dear Ben, Congratulations! I’m glad you realize the importance of being responsible with your money and...
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Upstate Outdoors
June 01, 2018 - 10:27 am
Phillip Gentry Two things stand out vividly in my memory about growing up on the shores of Lake Hartwell during the 1970’s where my family maintained a summer home. The first was an automobile accident where somebody blew through a stop sign resulting in a collision that catapulted 6 year old me...
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Dave Ramsey
May 29, 2018 - 1:17 pm
Dear Dave, My wife and I want to begin teaching our son how make a budget and live on one. He’s 16, and he has a part-time job and a hand-me-down car. Is this a realistic idea? Mike Dear Mike, Your son is at a great point in life to learn how to make money behave. Even in his situation, when he’s...
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Upstate Outdoors
May 25, 2018 - 9:14 am
Phillip Gentry With the long suffered winter and the few days that South Carolina gets that passes for spring over, area residents are looking forward to enjoying their summer. For many this includes getting out and about and enjoying the great outdoors from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the sunny...
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Dave Ramsey
May 22, 2018 - 12:42 pm
Dear Dave, My husband has an old car that has become a real sticking point between us. He bought it for $2,400, and it needs about $4,000 in repairs and restoration. Together, we bring home $50,000 a year, and I feel like this car is interfering with our ability to save money and pay off $35,000 in...
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Upstate Outdoors
May 18, 2018 - 4:39 pm
Phillip Gentry With only a week remaining before the unofficial beginning of the 2018 boating season on the state’s waterways, the state has witnessed several boating accidents and incidents including a large boat fire that damaged dozens of watercraft docked at Portman Marina on Lake Hartwell...
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