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Dave Ramsey
October 16, 2018 - 12:17 pm
Dear Dave, I can’t decide what to do about my car. I owe $8,000 on it, and I have the cash to pay it off with plenty left over. One of my co-workers said I shouldn’t pay it off, because I have a very low interest rate on the loan. What do you think? Derricka Dear Derricka, What do I think? I think...
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Upstate Outdoors
October 12, 2018 - 11:15 am
Phillip Gentry In 2009, the South Carolina General Assembly jointly wrote and prepared an amendment to the constitution of the state of South Carolina. The amendment centered around guaranteeing the citizens of the state the right to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife traditionally pursued. The...
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Upstate Outdoors
October 05, 2018 - 9:18 am
Phillip Gentry This week-end marks the first and only week-end of primitive weapons season in both Game Zones 1 and 2. While archery season, which includes crossbows, has been open in Game Zone 2 since September 15, primate firearms season opened in both zones on October 1 and runs until October 10...
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Upstate Outdoors
September 28, 2018 - 3:17 pm
Phillip Gentry With the summer starting to loosen it’s grip on the Upstate and outdoorsmen being split between chasing deer in the woods and following college football, the lakes around the Upstate are really starting to empty out. Now it the time to head out to your favorite fishing grounds to...
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Dave Ramsey
September 25, 2018 - 2:55 pm
Dear Dave, I follow your advice and live on a budget, but it’s really hard to save up for a down payment on a house because property is so expensive here in New York. My family in Indiana says I should buy a cheap property there, then fix it up and sell it to get the money I need. I’m not sure how...
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September 21, 2018 - 9:17 am
Phillip Gentry Amidst all the melee surrounding Tropical Suggestion Florence last week-end, many bow hunters who were planning on getting started deer hunting last Saturday found themselves delayed. Posts and reports from around the outdoor community here in the Upstate suggest it really wasn’t a...
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Dave Ramsey
September 18, 2018 - 12:07 pm
Dear Dave, My husband started his own one-man, small business as a handyman a little less than a year ago. He has netted $17,000 in that time, but the business has about $13,000 worth of debt. We’ve always kept personal finances and business separate, but what would you think about us selling one...
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Upstate Outdoors
September 14, 2018 - 9:37 am
Phillip Gentry This past week has been a long vigil of keeping one eye on the daily tasks at hand and the other eye on television, phone or other weather forecasts and predictions about impending Hurricane Florence. The appropriately named “spaghetti models” have the storm’s path crossing the...
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Dave Ramsey
September 13, 2018 - 4:33 pm
Summer is coming to an end, which means we are more than halfway through the year. What about those resolutions you made for 2018? If you’re like most people, they probably went out the window during summer vacations. We’ve all been there! With the holidays right around the corner, now is the...
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Dave Ramsey
September 11, 2018 - 2:17 pm
Dear Dave, I’m stuck in a dead-end job, and I only have a high school diploma. I’ve never minded long hours and hard work, but I’ve begun to realize I need to have a better career, so I can spend more time with my kids. I feel like I’m missing out on their lives, because I work 65 to 70 hours every...
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