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Rebecca Shirk
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Well Happy May, my friends! The birds are singing, the trees are flowering and everyone around me is sneezing. Personally, I like a spicy red curry dish to use as a natural decongestant. There are all kinds of lovely baby spring greens outside to pick. I…

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A long, long time ago, I was pregnant. When people would ask what I was having, I’d answer, “I’m hoping for kittens.” I was recently married, and I was in the middle of moving across the country to start a new job. It wasn’t exactly the best timing.…

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When I think about frugal living, I think of what I can DO to cut costs and conserve resources. The first things that come to mind are cooking from scratch, shopping thrift stores and reusing items. These myriad active methods of being frugal are how I…

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Imagine you are at a football game and in the moments before the field goal is kicked, the cheerleaders launch into a loud chant. They aren’t shouting words of encouragement, however. They are hurling insults at the kicker: “Do you REALLY think you can do…

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What’s the Secret to Having a Good Credit Score? Recently, we looked over the type of information contained in credit reports, including personal information and payment history. Since credit reports are pulled by potential lenders, landlords and even…

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I would like to say that it feels like Spring outside, but it really is still pretty miserable in my neck of the woods. All I’ve wanted to eat is comfort foods, which has resulted in a quest for new jeans that fit. So, with or without nicer days, we are…

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This was one of my favorite recipes that my mom made for us growing up. When I asked for her ingredients to write it up, I was delighted to learn she has evolved it into a more gourmet version. Instead of just using a can of cream of mushroom soup, she…

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My son is just like me: he has to learn lessons the hard way. Stubborn and independent by nature, we need to try and fail at things ourselves in order to get the message. I have raised him to learn about money as a useful resource. It is neither good nor…

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I look at credit reports the way some people check criminal background reports. I’ve been privy to a number of people’s credit reports when they have allowed me to help them with their personal finances. While I have never judged someone or rejected them…
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