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January 03, 2019 - 1:05 pm
By Rachel Cruze Everyone starts out a new year with the best intentions. We’re going to lose weight, or eat better, or work out more. I don’t know about you, but I’m as guilty as anyone when it comes to shelling out a bunch of money for a workout class and then quitting by Valentine’s Day. One of...
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Dave Ramsey
December 28, 2018 - 10:59 am
Dear Dave, My mom is 75, and I’m the executor of her estate. She has $500,000 in retirement accounts, and the only debt she has is around $70,000 on her mortgage. Most of her money is in the stock market, with only $20,000 in a money market account, and this worries me. She lives well within her...
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Upstate Outdoors
December 28, 2018 - 10:02 am
Phillip Gentry Deer hunters are funny. Many of them sit in the deer stand through the early and mid-seasons, peering through the woods hoping to see a trophy deer. “I can’t wait for the leaves to drop, then I can see all that area out there and over that way and back up there” they say...
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Dave Ramsey
December 21, 2018 - 11:54 am
Dear Dave, I’m almost debt-free, and I’ll be finishing my master’s degree soon. I’m not from this country, so I’ll be returning home in the next three to five years. Considering my situation, would investing in the stock market be a good idea? I’ve been reading that the market is about to crash, so...
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Upstate Outdoors
December 21, 2018 - 9:37 am
Phillip Gentry During this time of year everyone is asking “What is the best gift for the outdoorsman in my life?” Most outdoorsmen go ahead and buy what they want or need as soon as they figure out they need it. Second is it is extremely difficult to guess what specific gear fits that person best...
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Dave Ramsey
December 17, 2018 - 4:11 pm
Dear Dave, I’m on Baby Step 1 of your plan, and I work at a community college that takes a mandatory 20 percent from our pay for retirement. I know you say retirement contributions should be put on hold until all debt except for your home is paid off, so do you have any thoughts on this kind of...
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December 14, 2018 - 10:00 am
Fishing Unfamiliar Waters Phillip Gentry With the holidays on tap, many anglers may be headed out of town to visit family or on vacation. Travel may be destined to a fishing location or fishing may be a by-chance occurrence. Either way, you may be faced with trying to catch fish in unfamiliar...
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Upstate Outdoors
December 07, 2018 - 10:20 am
Phillip Gentry Old time hunters may remember “back in the day” when quail hunting on neighborhood farms was a common thing. No one bothered too much about getting permission or where to hunt because quail were so plentiful throughout the south. Unfortunately, changes in land use have dwindled...
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Dave Ramsey
December 04, 2018 - 12:31 pm
Dear Dave, My husband and I are completely debt-free, and we’re saving up for our first house. We currently have about $90,000 in savings, and we’d like to buy a home with cash in the next few years. Where should we put our money, so it will work for us while we save more? Aimee Dear Aimee, It’s a...
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Dave Ramsey
November 27, 2018 - 3:15 pm
Dear Dave, I’ll be graduating from college with no debt in a couple of weeks, and I have a good job waiting for me in January. During the last few years, I’ve managed to save almost $25,000 from my part-time jobs while in school. My car is pretty beaten up and old, so I’ve been shopping at a couple...
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