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01/11/2014
“I need your help. Won’t you help me?” Some remember that famous campaign slogan of former Gov. John J. McKeithen when he ran for office. He pronounced the second “help” as “hep.” One of my...
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01/11/2014
Several years ago, Monroe chef and entrepreneur Cory Bahr opened up 102 a Bistro. It saw some success, but ultimately left the city. Bahr, who once won an episode of “Chopped,” is a well-known man,...
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01/11/2014
When you leave a job — whether due to layoff or for any reason — you are often faced with a decision about your 401(k) or other retirement plans. Over time, you may be in the same position as many...
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01/11/2014
When you’re working to achieve your financial objectives, you will encounter obstacles. Some of these can be anticipated — for example, you won’t be able to invest as much as you want for...
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01/11/2014
Question: My boss has offered me the opportunity to buy into our business, but it will cost me some upfront money. I know you say never to go into debt, but how else will I get the money to buy into...
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01/11/2014
I’ve spent this week with Susan and Jonathan and enjoyed every minute of it. Great-grandbaby Sydney still had unopened Christmas presents, so although New Year’s has come and is moving on, we had...
01/11/2014
If you’re uninsured, there’s still time to sign up for health insurance on the Health Insurance Marketplace and avoid the penalty. The Affordable Care Act requires that most Americans obtain health...
01/10/2014
A few months ago, I ran across a little mystery involving some very old tombstones in Union Parish that had the last name Brewster. Ebenezer Cemetery is located on the corner of Hicks-Frazier Road...
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01/10/2014
Before the Christmas holidays I had the chance to swing by the Lincoln Parish Museum to talk with James White and Margaret Ann Emory, museum director, about an exhibit they currently have on display...
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01/09/2014
“Rest and be thankful.” — William Wordsworth On Sunday night, I taught the teenagers in my youth group about gratitude. Yes, we just came out of the holidays that emphasize the importance of being...