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Translating stock market jargon

on Tuesday, 22 August 2017. Posted in Columns

Have you ever been confused by the jargon used on Wall Street? Perhaps it is time to translate some of those esoteric stock market terms into plain English.

On the road back home

on Tuesday, 22 August 2017. Posted in Columns

Early one Sunday morning, I went out on my porch with a hot cup of my dear friend “Joe” and sat down to hear what the Lord was saying and to spend some time with Him.

Mama always said . . .

on Tuesday, 22 August 2017. Posted in Columns

There are many things that our mamas said to us that we will always remember. I guess it’s because she repeated them so many times.

Reasons for missing school

on Tuesday, 15 August 2017. Posted in Columns

Students and teachers head back to school this week, so it won’t be long before teachers start seeing absences.

When the house is too quiet

on Tuesday, 08 August 2017. Posted in Columns

Children are the heartbeat of a home and our home is filled with them. Summer nights and meeting at the breakfast table the next morning is what brings joy to our hearts of both my husband and me.

Getting (mentally) ready to retire

on Tuesday, 08 August 2017. Posted in Columns

A successful retirement is not merely measured in financial terms. Even those who retire with small fortunes can face boredom or depression and the fear of drawing down their savings too fast. How can new retirees try to calm these worries?

Have we lost our marbles?

on Tuesday, 08 August 2017. Posted in Columns

As a kid, I remember playing with marbles. It was probably considered a boy’s game, but the girls in my neighborhood enjoyed shooting marbles with the boys

One couple, two different retirements?

on Tuesday, 01 August 2017. Posted in Columns

When you see online ads or TV commercials about retirement planning, do they ever show baby boomer couples arguing? No. After all, retirement planning is about the pursuit of a happy outcome

Some folks call these strange food combinations

on Tuesday, 01 August 2017. Posted in Columns

I recently stumbled onto a website that listed strange food combinations enjoyed by people in our state. The article was written by Gwen Tennille two years ago.

Bloopers add humor to church bulletins

on Wednesday, 26 July 2017. Posted in Columns

Following is a little humor from church bulletins or announcements made during church services:

Behold, the bridegroom cometh

on Tuesday, 18 July 2017. Posted in Columns

I am so excited ladies and gents because my oldest son is getting married and planning a wedding.

Having the money talk with your children

on Tuesday, 18 July 2017. Posted in Columns

Some young adults manage to acquire a fair amount of financial literacy. In the classroom or the workplace, they learn a great deal about financial principles.

Instant services have made us expect more

on Tuesday, 18 July 2017. Posted in Columns

Our lives have become so fast-paced – even here in the South – that we are becoming more and more impatient when things don’t happen quickly.

Cheers for our state snack – boiled peanuts

on Tuesday, 11 July 2017. Posted in Columns

While enjoying some salty boiled peanuts over the recent holidays, I wondered aloud who was the genius who decided that boiling a peanut might be tasty.

Will you be prepared when the market cools off?

on Wednesday, 05 July 2017. Posted in Columns

We have seen a tremendous rally on Wall Street, nearly nine months long, with the S&P 500, Nasdaq Composite, and Dow Jones Industrial Average repeatedly settling at all-time peaks.
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