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Extra Coins Become Agents of Change Fighting World Hunger

We all have it. That little bowl of coins that holds the collection of discarded change from our daily travels. Without much thought, we empty our pockets and purses into it. Well, imagine that container of coins feeding a family for weeks. [read more]

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Start a Sensational Christmas Season with Sensible Credit Card Spending

When it comes to holiday spending, keeping a handle on credit card debt is an important part of stewarding a strong financial foundation all year round. If you plan to break out the credit cards for the most wonderful time of the year, here are a few tips that will help keep it that way. [read more]

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Keep the Holidays Merry by Keeping Costs Under Control

By planning ahead, organizing your resources, and grabbing deals while they’re hot, you’ll knock out your seasonal shopping without decimating your budget. Here are some other holiday hints to help bolster your budget this season. [read more]

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When Credit is on the Line, Play Your Cards Right

As convenient and commonplace as credit cards have become, there are some basic guidelines to follow in order to keep your family’s funds flourishing. Using credit without caution can fold your financial plans like a house of cards. [read more]

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In Touch with the Untouchable

After a traumatic birthing injury, countless Nigerian women are exiled by their communities. SIM missionary Gina McConley delivers support to help rebuild these shattered, lonely lives. [read more]

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$1,000 in Savings – Do you have it?

Saving $1,000 seems downright unreasonable when you’re barely covering your expenses. I’ve been there. Several years ago... [read more]

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