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Tips for a Thrifty Halloween

this past week, as I sipped my coffee, a segment came on my morning TV show telling parents how to cut back on Halloween...

I sure didn’t learn that in school

  The name of Bill Gates is known throughout the world. Most people look at what he's accomplished and the fortune he's accumulated with fascination...

Father caught between (fake) rock & hard place

I was 6 going on 7 in the muggy Midwestern August of 1986 when my father packed us against our will into a lime-green...

An argument for Texas Medicaid expansion

There is a lot of discussion underway about whether we should expand Medicaid in Texas. Let me offer some very personal insights into why...

Fast and Fishy: Faves and Flubs

Fish on Fridays.  This time of year — in the U.S. at least — it’s pretty much a given. If you are from the South,...

More Important Than Money

Mary Hunt If you've ever found yourself caught in the vicious cycle of debt where you are spending more than you earn, money becomes the...