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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Liz Weston: Free of debt – with regrets

Stories about how ordinary people pay off debt quickly can be amazing, inspiring — and somewhat deceptive. These tales often mention the sacrifices debtors made but may gloss over the cost to their quality of life or the misguided choices they made. Becoming debt-free can be a worthy goal, but understanding the pitfalls can keep you from repeating others’ mistakes.

COLUMN: The New Patriotism

What it means to be a 'patriot' has changed over the last 100 years. Jessica Szilagyi breaks it down in her most recent column.

COLUMN: Government Should Not Compete With The Private Sector

“A government big enough to give you everything you want, is a government big enough to take away everything that you have.”

Liz Weston: Black marks fall off credit reports in July

Starting July 1, the credit scores of up to 14 million people could begin to rise as credit reports are scrubbed of nearly all civil judgments and many tax liens.

COLUMN: Free agency heating up for Earnhardt’s ride

As NASCAR hits the long, slow stretch of summer, its “silly season” is certainly heating up and Earnhardt’s seat in the No. 88 Chevrolet the biggest prize of free agency.

An Open Letter to Attorney General Chris Carr

Contributor Jessica Szilagyi has penned an open letter to Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr on what she feels needs to be added to his campaign platform if he wants to show people he is dedicated to open and transparent government.

Don’t let swimsuit anxiety suck the fun out of summer

Farewell spring and hello bathing suit season, for some an anxious time that sucks the fun out of summer. BUT DON'T LET IT!

To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

“You can see it in people’s faces that they’re a little horrified that they forget this is what the day’s about. Culturally, we’ve kind of lost sight of what the day’s supposed to mean.”

Betsy DeVos’ Latest Speech Should Keep Conservatives on Edge

Secy. of Education, Besty DeVos, continues to send mixed messages to the conservative base on public education, school choice, and "voluntary" federal incentives by channeling her inner Obama. Will there be a Race to the Top 2.0 under Trump?

COLUMN: To the students who walked out on Pence…

"You didn’t take a stand, you didn’t prove a point, and you didn’t change a thing."
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