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If you have a lawnmower, you will eventually have battery issues. Over the winter, batteries may become weak or die from being in storage. As I mentioned last week, let’s look at battery mainte...read more
Last month was a busy one for our students and faculty as we celebrated Black History Month and Career and Technical Education Month in each of our schools. These events provided us with the opportuni...read more
Don’t let it hang around! Dear Dave, I have $100,000 in student loan debt. Since the amount is so large, is there a special place in your Baby Steps plan for it? Julie Dear Julie, The fact ...read more
Batteries can be a sore subject this time of year. They are a huge part of our lives now in so many different ways: Power tools, cell phones, cars and trucks, and, of course, lawnmowers. Here are a fe...read more
“I believe there is still hope for a brighter tomorrow...” These were the words uttered by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964. Just last month, many ind...read more
Debt and income crisis Dear Dave, I received a call the other day from a company saying it could negotiate the balance on my credit cards to a lesser amount. The caller also said they could get me a...read more
The groundhog may have said spring would be delayed, but the buttercups certainly seem to disagree. To me, those sassy splashes of yellow are saying, “Spring is here,” and I like it. As a...read more
Your retirement, your money Dear Dave, I’ve been following your plan, and I’m ready to start investing. Do employer contributions count toward the 15 percent you recommend putting into r...read more
Quit job for school? Dear Dave, My wife and I have $72,000 in debt from student loans and a car loan. We’re trying to pay off our debt using the debt snowball system, and we each make about $4...read more
I vote to get rid of all those flu bugs and replace them with a good case of Spring Fever. With a few more mild days like we’ve had, that is just liable to happen, and I’m already itching ...read more
It’s not quite spring yet, and we probably still have a round or two of ice or snow to contend with, but it’s not too early to be pondering the spring garden. For those who just can’...read more
Rent-to-own ok? Dear Dave, Is it okay to buy something using a rent-to-own plan? Josh Dear Josh, I advise against rent-to-own deals. Rent-to-own places get people in the door with promises of low...read more
During the past several months, our community has had several opportunities to be extremely proud of the students, teachers and administrators at Russellville City Schools because of the achievements,...read more
Boss says get a credit card Dear Dave, I recently got a new job that requires monthly expenses of almost $5,000 that are reimbursed. I can’t swing that kind of money right now, and my company ...read more
We’re not talking Jaws here, and this type of shark bite won’t ruin your summer vacation. These plumbing fittings are quick, durable and the coolest thing to hit the plumbing industry in a...read more
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