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Let’s Talk About Money

October 27th, 2016|Comments Off on Let’s Talk About Money

Julie Capaldi, October 27, 2016

Let’s talk about money. Earning it and avoiding the pitfalls of ruin. My childhood was happy, filled with abundance. Then I turned 10 and I was informed by my parents that […]

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The Cycle of Giving… Paying it Forward

October 17th, 2016|Comments Off on The Cycle of Giving… Paying it Forward

Mark Eisengrein, October 17, 2016

GIVING has been recognized by many as one of the most basic human virtues. We give our time and energy, we give birthday presents, and we give when the offering plate […]

  • AmeriCorps Team Leader Jeremy Price teaches a Money Smart class at Liberty Elementary.

A lesson in tough love

October 11th, 2016|Comments Off on A lesson in tough love

Julie Capaldi, October 11, 2016

I am ready to talk about money. Earning it and avoiding the pitfalls of ruin. You might think this topic is easy for me, but it’s not.

I have a complicated lifelong […]

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Dear Diary, Camp iRock rocked

September 29th, 2016|Comments Off on Dear Diary, Camp iRock rocked

Julie Capaldi, September 8, 2016

When The Easley Progress offered me a monthly column, I wasn’t sure if people would actually read it. When someone I hardly know came up to me at the Y and […]