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  • 5 Fall Events Bring Money to Brooklyn
    5 Fall Brooklyn events that bring money to Brooklyn communities
    Every year several Brooklyn organizations, groups and institutions host fundraising events that benefit youth, adults and the Brooklyn community at large. From auctions to performances, these 5 events service programs that provide a foundation for...
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    WA State gets $1.8 million grant for unemployment insurance program improvements
    The United States Department of Labor recently announced a list of 46 states receiving more than $87 million in grant money to help advance the reliability and execution of unemployment insurance programs. Grant money is split into three different...
  • Finance
    Maintaing A Healthy Financial Plan
    For many people, maintaining a healthy financial plan can be more difficult than expected. It may not be your favorite thing to do, but you must be willing to manage your personal finances. This article will teach you how to have a better...
  • 'Secondhand Lions' is a hilarious and heartwarming classic
    'Secondhand Lions' is a hilarious and heartwarming classic
    “Secondhand Lions” is a coming-of-age story about Walter, a young teenager who is sent to live with his uncles, Hub and Garth, for the summer while his mother follows her own dreams of finding love, stardom, and ultimately the uncles...
  • Star antiques appraiser Dr. Lori Verderame
    Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Finds at Fall Flea Markets
    While lots of novice collectors are in the spirit of summer antique hunting, the autumn marks the time for the true collectors to shop for their collections. You can great items and good deals at this season’s Fall flea markets.At every flea...
  • How can unemployed or underemployed people save money?
    How can unemployed or underemployed people save money?
    There could be many reasons for being underemployed or unemployed. One reason could be that students have just graduated from college and are working at non professional jobs while applying for professional jobs. Another reason could be that...
  • Free money won out over freedom in Scottish Independence vote
    Free money won out over freedom in Scottish Independence vote
    On Sept. 18, Scotland opened the polls to see if their citizens wanted independence after 307 years of being under British sovereignty. And going into the day of the referendum vote, the polls showed a virtual toss up between the Yes's ...
  • Family Fest
    Event at Proctors empowers families with financial information
    Families in the Capital Region—traditional, foster/adoptive, single-parent, same-sex—are searching for solutions in a storm of financial stress. At Family Fest, a community event to be held at Proctors Theater, this Sunday, a workshop...
  • Greed
    Increasing your joy
    For me, to live is Christ, (Phil. 1:21).Consider this another part of my "How to increase your happiness" thoughts. I have started teaching through Paul's letter to the Philippians at our church. This week I am going to focus on this...
  • Dropbox the Moneybox
    REAL ways to earn money on the internet working from home
    Theres always methods of scamming others to make money from the internet, and there ways to do it legitimately, some have horrible pay and other deals are too good to be true. For the past two years I've been exploring new methods of earning...
  • Mortgage leads
    Tips to Close Mortgage Leads
    Turning mortgage leads into customers is the main goal of all your marketing efforts. Even so, a plethora of leads matters little unless you are able to successfully transform those leads into customers routinely. Generating leads has its own...
  • Money trumps foreign policy as France backtracks on sale of warships to Russia
    Money trumps foreign policy as France backtracks on sale of warships to Russia
    Many people know the biblical scripture that states, the root of many evils is the love of money. This adage or moral works just the same in the secular world as money quite often commands a nation's foreign policy as seen on Sept. 4 when...
  • A tough time need not be worsened without money.
    Confessions of a financial rep: You really do need life insurance
    "How am I going to bury my father...the funeral home wants $5,000 before they will do anything?" There it was in front of me at a diner in Rotterdam in the Capital Region. A mother, with her young children alongside, pleading with a...
  • Plastic Money
    Why is money becoming plastic?
    Credit cards are called plastic money. ID cards, security passes, library cards, even store reward cards are all plastic. But paper bills are literally becoming plastic too. Why? We live in a petrochemical world where everything in our life is...
  • Think Tank proposes Fed give money directly to the people to help with economy
    Think Tank proposes Fed give money directly to the people to help with economy
    On Aug. 26, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) offered a unique suggestion to help Americans who have been unable to recover from the 2007-08 Credit Crisis and subsequent Great Recession. In a page taken out of former Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke...