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4
Sep

IRS Provides Tax Credits to Help with College Expenses

Tuition at a private 4-year college can cost $35,000. Tack on another $12,000 for room and board and the annual bill can reach $50,000. The IRS provides two tax benefits to taxpayers who are paying for higher education in 2018 for themselves, their spouses, or dependents. The American opportunity credit and the lifetime learning credit may help lower their tax

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4
Sep

Simple Tips for Earth-Friendly Autumn Yard Work

In less than three weeks, we can expect to fall into the cool splendor of autumn. And with the September 22 start of the season comes the inevitable yard work. So, how do you do your autumn chores and be eco-friendly at the same time? Here are four tips for making yard work easier and environmentally sensitive: Use electric implements

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4
Sep

Look Out for Eye Problems

“The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson The health of our eyes should be one of our highest priorities. After all, without good vision, you wouldn’t be reading this, right? Protecting your eyes and watching for telltale signs of potential health problems doesn’t always top our list of health concerns—until it’s too late. Eye problems

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4
Sep

Tour Secrets for Improving Your Putt

It’s the enigmatic putt, never ceasing to amaze or to frustrate—depending on the hole or the day. Of all the moves in golf, the putt holds the greatest mystery. But there’s hope. Here is what a few top players do to make their putts successful. Phil Mickelson says to develop a feel for long-distance putts. During practice, Phil places three

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4
Sep

Recipe Of The Week

Super Easy Fruit and Coconut Ice Cream Yields 5-6 Cups Ingredients: Fruit Ice Cream 2 pounds frozen fruit (take your pick) ½ cup sweetened condensed milk (7 ounces) 1 tablespoon honey Kosher salt   Coconut Ice Cream 2 cups heavy cream ½ cup sweetened condensed milk (7 ounces) ½ cup coconut milk Kosher salt   Directions:   Fruit Ice Cream Put

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4
Sep

Quote Of The Week

“Money is usually attracted, not pursued.”   — Jim Rohn

4
Sep

Markets Up Again

Weekly Update – September 4, 2018 Trade continued to dominate the news last week and cause market volatility as investors monitored discussions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and tension with China. While Mexico and the U.S. reached a new trade deal early in the week, talks with Canada stalled on Friday, August 31. Reports also came out

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27
Aug

Wear Eco-Friendly Clothes

You can be environmentally friendly and environmentally clothed at the same time. In other words, you can help the environment by the clothes you buy and wear. Here’s how. Go to resale or consignment stores. Goodwill and the Salvation Army are great places for nice used clothes with excellent prices. Look at the labels. Don’t buy clothing that requires dry

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27
Aug

Knee Pain: Causes and Treatments

You may not give your knees that much thought—at least until they start hurting or causing you trouble. Pain can arrive suddenly from an injury, by overuse, or from arthritis. Besides the pain, knees may swell and get stiff. Treatment varies depending on what caused the injury. Active people may experience strains (stretched or torn muscles or tendons) or sprains

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27
Aug

Maintain Aggression in the Short Term

You’re 40-60 yards from the green. Up until this point, your shots have been on target. But with this short distance to go, you hold back your swing. And your shot misses the green entirely. What happened? Oddly, your biggest mistake may have had to do with your swing. You held back. For those swings farther back from the hole,

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