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Posted Aug 2, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Credit scores affect everything from the interest rates you pay when you borrow money to whether you can rent an apartment or get a job! Most Americans do not know what a strong score is and do not understand the financial cost of a poor score.Your credit score is a number lenders use to help them decide how likely it is that they will give you a loan or a credit card. This credit score is built on your credit history.The score is based on several factors, including your total...

Posted Jul 28, 2015 at 2:00 PM

I am a white male, but most Americans are not. For many, even everyday encounters with public authority, law enforcement for example, can be terrifying. This makes me especially alarmed about a new law giving Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach...

Posted Jul 28, 2015 at 12:01 PM

I used to rule the worldSeas would rise when I gave the wordNow in the morning I sleep aloneSweep the streets I used to...

Posted Jul 27, 2015 at 1:00 PM

In today’s harried world, seems like everyone’s schedule is filled to the brim with activities. Both parents work, kids go to school and participate in student government, sports or any number of events. Seems families meet each...

Posted Jul 27, 2015 at 12:31 PM

  Commodities prices are tumbling, with gold leading the way down this week. Prices fell to a five-year low, with August gold futures worth a mere $1080 per ounce on Friday. Prices are falling as investors dump the...

Posted Jul 27, 2015 at 10:01 AM

By Josh ColtrainWildcat Extension District

Posted Jul 26, 2015 at 12:01 PM

Traveling down 69 bypass past Four Oaks Golf Course the other day I found myself reminiscing about all the time I’ve spent there over the years, starting with when the course opened in 1971 and green fees were three bucks.When Four...

Posted Jul 25, 2015 at 12:30 PM

Families living in the U.S. tend to throw out about 15 percent of the food and 10 percent of the beverages that they buy. This means that if your family spends $100 a week on groceries, you could be throwing away $25 a week, or $100 a month in...

Posted Jul 25, 2015 at 12:00 PM

Propaganda works.Consider Mohammad Abdulazeez, the young man who shot and killed five service members in Chattanooga, Tennessee last week.According to FBI reports, Abdulazeez was inspired to "martyrdom" through listening to the...

Updated Jul 24, 2015 at 9:15 AM

After professional golfers wrap up their competitive season each year, the best and most popular among their ranks get to participate in what has been called the “Silly Season.”They play skins games, father-son...

Updated Jul 24, 2015 at 8:49 AM

Lawyers are often not held in high esteem, unless of course, you need one. “Go Set a Watchman,” the new novel by Harper Lee, has done nothing to improve the image of lawyers. More than a half century ago, Lee...

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