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  1. Frugal Living
    We were watching pbs news last night. They were mentioning the tax cut have not been full extended. They also said that the average amount would be around $40 a week that would start coming back out of the check each week. They then mentioned how people said it would affect them. Hubby and I...
  2. Leisure & Media Arts
    I posted this on Facebook, but I thought I'd put it here. It really helped me to understand the big numbers thrown around.
  3. Financial hardship
    So DH is national guard. He didn't like active duty enough to stay but he liked it enough to want that connection so that's where he ended up. He is a police officer now. Yeah he makes a decent amount of money and we live that way, working on saving up an 6 month emergency fund and paying off...
  4. Support
    First we cut out budget at home has to be done when you make the same but the needed basics are costing more. The fun frivolous stuff has to go. Then I hear the school has to cut nearly three million dollars from their budget next year and they are trying to decide what has to be cut. You know...
  5. Question and Answer
    I have been "experimenting" with our meat choices lately and I don't want to anymore, so I need some input! :) I have a limited budget and meat costs are killing it. I know there are meat alternatives, beans, soy, other products. my husband won't eat them. he wants meat every day at dinner. So...
  6. Financial hardship
    It looks like my job may be cut after this school year. Our county school system is looking to trim 138 positions next year. Just when I could see the light at the end of the tunnel. (sigh).
  7. News you can use
    Chrysler shutters minivan plant, cuts shift at truck plant Chrysler will indefinitely close one Missouri plant and cut production at another because of slumping demand for trucks and other ...
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    Washington Mutual cuts 1,200 jobs amid mortgage crisis Washington Mutual Corp. is cutting 1,200 jobs nationwide. The country's largest thrift, hit hard by turmoil in the mortgage and ...
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    Don't Let Your Money Yield to the Fed Rate Cuts Recent Fed actions can put a strain on your emergency cash fund. Here are tips for finding higher-yield savings sources.
  10. Financial hardship
    American Airlines announced today that they are grounding up to 12% of their fleet. http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080521/bs_nm/amr_dc My DH is a Captain at a Major Airline (not American) and I'm really starting to freak out. American is the largest domestic carrier and if it can happen to...
  11. Freebies
    American Lamb Cuts Poster from the American Lamb Board provides information on the most popular cuts of lamb and how to prepare them. To order your full-color 24” x 36” American Lamb cuts poster, send a request to [email protected]
  12. News you can use
    Fed rate cuts and your wallet We've already had five interest rate cuts since September of last year. And we may be on the verge of yet another one. What will this mean to your wallet?
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    Best Buy cuts outlook after weak Q4 revenue Best Buy says it will earn less than expected in fiscal 2008 due to weak January sales and a difficult retail environment. </img>
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    Stocks gain as investors look for more rate cuts Stocks turned higher in an uneasy session Monday as retail and other stocks sensitive to interest rates rose on expectations ... </img>
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    Stocks moderately higher as investors look for rate cuts Stocks turned higher in an uneasy session Monday as retail and other stocks sensitive to interest rates rose on expectations ... </img>
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    Chrysler vice chairman: No more job cuts The vice chairman of Chrysler LLC said Saturday he sees no further employment cuts as the automaker continues to restructure. </img>
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    Money strategies following Fed cuts The Federal Reserve cut rates by half a percentage point yesterday. That's good news for consumers. We're here with top tips on the best money moves right now.
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    Money strategies following Fed rate cuts The Federal Reserve cut rates by half a percentage point yesterday. That's good news for consumers. We're here with top tips on the best money moves right now.
  19. Frugal Living
    Just curious, how everyone's family gets haircuts. My little guys are young enough now, and Dh just sports a buzz cut, that I can cut everyone's hair at home. Plus, I have kind of a shaggy cut, so Dh cuts mine and helps me color it (and actually, he is better than any salon I've ever been too...
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