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Notebook: Klobuchar, 13 others push bipartisan shutdown relief
By Don Davis U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar rose to become one of the most sought-after political talking heads in recent weeks. The Minnesota Democrat appeared on numerous cable television and radio news sh...
10/21/13 at 8:30 AM A look at federal debt 10/16/13 at 7:59 AM
Veterans await shutdown resolution 10/14/13 at 9:12 AM
Shopping at Costco
The Costco store in our area opened almost a year ago, but I have not been there yet. Since I live alone, I dont feel shopping at bulk buying stores works for me. I have a Sam's membership that I go...
9/9/13 at 7:26 PM Christmas in July 7/24/13 at 6:18 PM
$5 Dinners 1/4/13 at 5:02 PM
Food Stamps and Finances
I ran into a blog post this week that asked, Is using food stamps a sin? You've got to admit, the headline was catchy. The writer described her pastor's stance on the issue ("Yes, it's a sin") and ...
9/6/13 at 3:56 PM Feeling Like a Rich Person on a Normal Budget 8/16/13 at 5:21 PM
"We Can't Live on What We've Got" 7/12/13 at 2:27 PM
Consumers Confused Over Purpose of a Budget
A recent poll on the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) website revealed that 57 percent of respondents misunderstand the purpose of a budget, viewing it as a restriction on their spendi...
7/12/13 at 8:58 AM Fun on a Budget 4/11/12 at 7:13 AM
Budget Help Tip of the Week: Saving at the Grocery Store
Before our last grocery excursion, my wife and I were discussing at which market we would spend our hard earned dollars. After much debating we decided there had to be a better (and cheaper) way to sh...
5/8/13 at 9:09 AM Are You Due For a Financial Spring Cleaning? Five Tips for a Fresh Perspective 5/1/13 at 10:41 AM
5 Ways to Beautify Your Outdoor Space for Less 4/2/13 at 10:34 AM
Spanish Style Omelette
Are you looking for a speedy breakfastor a quick, easy, and inexpensive dinner? Try a simple egg dish made with your favorite potatoes, onions, eggs, and any other fillings you would like to add. Serv...
11/28/12 at 10:49 PM
Gift Giving On A Budget
So you set a budget and now you are having trouble sticking with it. You really want to do Christmas this year without more credit card debt.......I know you do and I do too. Maybe y...
12/19/11 at 8:46 AM Tips On A Family Road Trip In A Small Car 3/2/11 at 10:09 AM
Do You Play The Clean Out The Kitchen Game? 12/29/10 at 10:11 AM
Tips for Busy Days at the Airport
The holiday season means busy days at the airport. When youre making air travel plans, remember that the busiest days are those immediately before and after a holiday. If you can, avoid those days tr...
11/17/11 at 3:57 PM Climb the Leaning Tower of Pisa 11/9/11 at 1:10 PM
Top International Vacation Destinations 10/13/11 at 8:00 AM
Kim Luedtke/Coach; The Federal Tax Cuts in The Future
If you don't know Kim Luedtke, she is amazing. She is a coach, clairvoyant and creative genius. She does coaching and she can help you. Just call 1.218.279.5026 or E-mail her to set up a session: lued...
8/2/11 at 6:28 AM Cuts Are Going To Be Made Everywhere 2/14/11 at 7:01 AM
What Can We Do For God?
WE can pray for all the people in the world that need ourprayers. Hopefully it will work. Action may work in many cases. Jesus suffered a lot of pain for usin olden times.In today's worldpeople every...
6/16/11 at 6:19 PM Roger Reinert-How Long Will The Shut Down Be? 6/15/11 at 1:22 PM
Striving for high quality and excellence in education: The Frauentag Demonstrations in eastern Germany
It was a perfect day out in the small market square called Fischmarkt (Fish Market) in Erfurt, the state capital of Thuringia in central Germany. All was quiet for the entire day- that was until 3:0...
3/9/11 at 5:51 AM Education: Profit at a Price? 11/28/10 at 6:25 AM
It's your turn for a fix-up
For the three families that took part in The Forums Financial Fix-up, the past six weeks have gotten them looking closer at their finances and taking positive steps regarding their money. Perhaps youv...
2/5/11 at 1:36 AM The Five-Minute Budget 1/25/11 at 9:48 AM
Inconsistent Income 1/18/11 at 3:54 PM
Basic Budget Ideas
I get asked a lot how we make it as a single-income family in this economy and still get to do and have a lot of the same things as a dual-income family. No, its not because my husband makes oogles of...
12/22/10 at 10:34 PM