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Dave Ramsey
November 06, 2018 - 10:54 am
Dear Dave, My fiancé and I are getting married in three weeks, but he lost his job as an experienced HVAC technician at a hospital a few days ago. Do you think we should still go on a honeymoon, or wait until things are more stable? I’m on Baby Step 3 of your plan, and I make $56,000 a year. I also...
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Upstate Outdoors
November 02, 2018 - 9:06 am
Phillip Gentry When the end of October rolls around, there are two things on Tim Blackwell’s mind – baitfish and deer. On the days he is not sitting in a deer stand waiting on a big buck to wander by, he’s out on one of the major reservoirs around the Upstate looking for baitfish. “This time of...
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Dave Ramsey
October 30, 2018 - 3:35 pm
Dear Dave, I borrowed some money from my parents in January, and it took a few months longer to pay them back than originally planned. Since then, I’ve noticed our relationship seems to be strained. They will sometimes make remarks about money when I’m around, and it’s obvious the things they say...
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Upstate Outdoors
October 26, 2018 - 12:44 pm
Phillip Gentry It’s that time of year again when whitetail deer begin engaging in the breeding season. If you are a deer hunter, this time of year is referred to as “The Rut”. For deer hunters, the rut typically means more deer movement at odd times of day or any time of day. Unfortunately, it can...
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Dave Ramsey
October 24, 2018 - 4:31 pm
Dear Dave, Do you think I should lower the amount I’m contributing to my 401(k) so I can pay off my house and my truck? Jamie Dear Jamie, If you’re following my plan, the first thing you should do is set aside a beginner emergency fund of $1,000. That’s Baby Step 1. Next comes Baby Step 2, which...
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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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