Americans are finding more satisfaction from saving money than spending money, according to The Gallup Economy and Personal Finance poll. Their results indicated that, on average, Americans prefer to save (62 percent) versus spend (34 percent).
However, the poll also found that people are not acting on this desire. So the looming question is: How can we become savers? Here are some tips.
December 17, 2014 - 1:21pm
She didn't want to be weighed in front of her entire gym class, so 13-year-old Ireland Hobart Hoch said no. But instead of respect for her decision, what she got was a visit to the principal's office.
Her response to all the tsk-tsking, as reported in the Des Moines (Iowa) Register: "I really wasn't comfortable with anybody but my mom and doctor knowing my weight. For another person to know - ...
December 10, 2014 - 9:50am
Mitchell Congregational UCC
We thank Clarence, Kevin and Terry for their wonderful musical talent in performing the various concerts.
Thank you to Clarence for sharing his many musical talents of instruments during the "Christmas in July" concert - with the money going to the local snack pack program. Thank you to Pastor Sue for sharing her wonderful voice and Joan sharing in the readings.
Thank you to Terry and Kevin f...
October 05, 2014 - 8:26pm
Thoughts on Faith
in the Blue Ridge Mountains, eating corn fritters
and okra, passing the black-eyed peas. He loves
redbirds and kudzu, all that green tenaciousness.
He's not so much of a fan of men in white sheets,
gun racks, the Stars and Bars, but he's Jesus, so
he loves them anyway. The gospel of football
eludes him, but he sure likes to tailgate. He tells
me that all the commandments are really
August 16, 2014 - 2:11pm
Time at the Table
The holidays have become an endless marketing ploy to increase sales: GreyThursday, BlackFriday, Small BusinessSaturday, CyberMondayand now Giving Tuesday. While we all have our own ideas on what works or does not work for us, today is the day to give back and what a better way than with a gift option as well.
Our GivingTuesdayoption is a seasonal cookbook that also includes an ...
December 03, 2013 - 1:50pm
While this blog was originally intended to reassure my family and friends that I was indeed surviving the arctic tundra of Fargo, what it turned in to was a way for me to truly experience and enjoy the place I hadmoved to. In the beginning, I simply wrote about what I noticed around me. The food, the weather, the language and accents, etc. Eventually however, this blog inspi...
July 11, 2013 - 10:56am
Something incredible happened to a Muslim in Mecca, and he wanted to tell everyone about it. But when this man started talking about how he had seen Jesus Christ, he was thrown in jail, and then into a pool of rats. And thats when his story became even more amazing.
This story comes from Reuben David, a former journalism professor who has three masters degrees and now teaches and speaks in Ind...
November 14, 2012 - 2:46pm