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February 20, 2019 - 5:05 pm
By Christy Wright Did you know that by the middle of February, 80 percent of people give up on their New Year’s resolutions? As a certified business coach and best-selling author, I’ve worked with thousands of women who struggle to stay motivated past the January high—especially when things get...
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Dave Ramsey
February 19, 2019 - 11:54 am
Dear Dave , I just realized our insurance has a health savings account (HSA) option. We’ve considered dropping this insurance soon and going to a cheaper Christian medical sharing program. We’ve got about $19,000 in debt between credit cards and a car payment, and we’re on Baby Step 2 of your plan...
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Upstate Outdoors
February 15, 2019 - 5:05 pm
Phillip Gentry Like many small game hunting opportunities, March 1 will mark the end of the 2019 squirrel hunting season at least as far as the use of guns to take the animals is concerned. Many hunters are witnessing the resurgence in popularity of squirrels as a game species in the last decade...
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Dave Ramsey
February 12, 2019 - 2:49 pm
Dear Dave, I know you’re against financing purchases. However, is it okay to finance things like furniture at zero percent interest? Detrick Dear Detrick, We just finished an extensive study of more than 10,000 millionaires. Not a single one of these folks said they became rich by borrowing money...
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Upstate Outdoors
February 01, 2019 - 9:14 am
Phillip Gentry On a walk during a cold, but sunny afternoon this week, it was hard not to notice that spring is not far away. Early robins were ferreting through the grass, the trees are beginning to sprout buds and daffodil stalks are pushing up through the flowerbeds, a sure sign it’s time to get...
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Dave Ramsey
January 29, 2019 - 1:47 pm
Dear Dave, My daughter is in college, and I’ve always warned her to stay away from credit cards. Recently, I learned she got a department store credit card despite my advice. She has stayed within her credit limit, but she has never made any of the payments. At this point, she owes about $3,500...
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Upstate Outdoors
January 25, 2019 - 2:41 pm
Phillip Gentry In the eyes of fishermen, the tradition of sinking the holiday Christmas tree in a location that will create habitat for fish is second only to the celebration of the Holidays themselves. Now is the time of year when decorations come down and the family Christmas tree is relegated to...
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Dave Ramsey
January 22, 2019 - 12:45 pm
Dear Dave, My father-in-law wants to help us with our mortgage. We’ve been working hard to pay off our home early, and we’ve reduced what we owe to around $35,000. His idea is to pay off the remainder, then let us pay him back over time. In the past, he has loaned us much smaller amounts and...
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Upstate Outdoors
January 18, 2019 - 4:16 pm
Phillip Gentry A lot of anglers enter the sport of fishing via a paddle boat. It’s less expensive than buying a motor boat and trailer and can be used just about anywhere there’s water. However, kayak fishing is not without some specialized skills that will help you be a better angler Probably the...
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Dave Ramsey
January 11, 2019 - 3:19 pm
Dear Dave, My husband and I have about $20,000 in credit card debt, plus payments on a new truck. We also have a camper he bought before we got married that we’re still making payments on. I recently received a $50,000 inheritance, and I’d like to use that money to help get us out of debt and open...
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