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St. Pat’s Weekend Activities

Top o’ the morning to ya! Can you believe St. Patrick’s Day is tomorrow? I love when this holiday falls on a weekend because there is SO much to do in Kansas City.

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Driving Miss Frugal

Few things in modern life are as necessary – and as financially draining – as transportation. Buying a vehicle, insuring it, fueling it, maintaining it – “it” adds up. But every expense is an opportunity to look for savings, and there are ways to shave dollars without running into a ditch.

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Saving the MOST for college

Here’s an eye-opening stat for you. The average four-year college education at a public university costs approximately $20,000 per year. You didn’t read that incorrectly. I didn’t type in too many zeros. College is expensive and there’s no other way to slice it.

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Set a President

That’s right, President, not precedent. As in Washington and Lincoln – and Jackson, too.

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Time to start "making" some changes

This week, we broke down all of our expenses and took a closer look at what we are really spending our money on.

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Week-O-Recipes!

I’ve never been shy about the fact that I love to cook. And I love to cook even more in the fall because it’s such a great time for hearty AND healthy meals.

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Avoiding Financial Fright

The scariest thing about Halloween anymore just might be the tab. Costumes for children – and adults – are becoming more elaborate and expensive. Add in decorations, treats, and parties and you can really blow a hole in your budget if you aren’t careful.

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Budget Matters

You work hard and spend a lot of time trying to save money with tactics such as clipping coupons and comparison-shopping.

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Here Comes Financial Planning Month. Do Something!

“Most people don't plan to fail; they fail to plan.”

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Your money and your life

Want to make some sound investments in preventing potentially huge expenditures down the road? I’m talking about investments with a low upfront cost and a return that saves substantial dollars – and a lot more.

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