SENSE AND CENTSIBILITY When to Say No: A parent's guide to giving adult children money
When I work with clients who give money to their adult children, I am always curious why. Since preparing a comprehensive budget is part of the counseling process, the topic often comes up. The adult ... Posted on 4/12/13 at 9:56 AM
REAL MONEY Gift Giving Doesn't Have To Break The Bank
The holiday season can bring great joy and frustration. It all depends how you approach it. In an effort to keep yourself sane and your pocketbook within budget, try creating a gift that will have m... Posted on 12/10/12 at 9:38 AM
MS. SIMPLICITY Less Than 100 Days Until Christmas
Yes.I said it, less than 100 days until Christmas. But what if this year we decided to think a little different about holidays? What would happen if we focused less on trying to buy the love of our ... Posted on 9/20/12 at 10:22 PM
NEW PLATEAUS A Neighborhood Boy with No Parents Around
Last night I was walking home when a faint voice got my attention. I looked toward the houses on my left and saw a boy looking at me sitting on the steps of a house.
"What's that?" I asked back.
"Yo... Posted on 9/4/12 at 9:53 AM
The Minnesota Council on Foundations (MCF) reported today that Minnesota grantmakers forecast slightly higher giving in 2013. According to MCF’s 2013 Outlook Report, foundations and corporations believe their grantmaking will increase about two percent from 2012.
It’s the dog days of summer and many are looking for a way to escape the heat. By making an appointment to donate blood through the American Red Cross, you can enjoy cool beverages and great treats while helping others.
With the holidays just around the corner, family and friends come together to share family traditions and the joy of the season. As you gather together and exchange gifts with loved ones, the American Red Cross asks eligible individuals to remember to share the gift of life with those in need this holiday season by giving blood.
Times are tough, money’s tight, and Santa’s likely to be a jolly tightwad this year. Some people are depressed about this tighten-the-belt Christmas. Yes, it’s difficult after years of holiday spending sprees to suddenly pinch pennies. However, that shouldn’t depress anyone. Maybe it’s a lesson we all need – the lesson being that Christmas is not supposed to be about money and material things.
By Dennis Dalman, Echo Press Columnist
, December 12, 2008
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