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The 7 Costly C’s that are Consuming Your Money

Alex Noga Alex Noga The 7 Costly C’s that are Consuming Your Money

We all work hard to stay on budget; but did you know there are seven “Costly C’s” that could be derailing your goals of financial success? Most people don’t even realize how much of an impact these every day expenditures can have on their debt, budget, or savings. Keeping a close eye on the “Costly […]

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Side Hustle Success

  Side Hustle Success

Achieve your financial goals with a side hustle: a second “job” that you can work flexibly around your regular employment! This class explores numerous side hustle ideas. While some strategies offer a quick fix for earning money, others may take a sizable investment of your time, but most ideas won’t require a huge initial investment […]

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PickupPal.com: Online Carpooling Resource


I ran across this site on TreeHugger: www.PickupPal.com. Now completely advertiser funded site that connects people for carpooling/ridesharing. I’m not affiliated with the site, but I did post my daily drive to work. From the site: Launched in January 2008, PickupPal allows a private vehicle engaged in a transportation event (a one-way trip from A […]


High-End Restaurants are Serving up Savings

Walker Evans Walker Evans

  The Dispatch wrote Serving up savings  Thursday, September 25, 2008 BY MONIQUE CURET Hard economic times are hurting not only burgers-and-fries joints but also steak-and-martini restaurants. Higher-end restaurants, typically not known for giving discounts or accepting coupons, increasingly are offering deals to lure customers. Columbus Fish Market, McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurants, Morton’s The […]


Ohio must rethink growth, study says

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Ohio must rethink growth, study says Wednesday, September 10, 2008 BY JOE HALLETT Ohio has too many governmental entities that compete with each other and for too long has fostered state policies that wastefully favor the growth of new communities rather than the redevelopment of older ones, according to a report released […]


Experience Columbus Days 2008 flyer now online

 Geoff W

Just earlier today, the 2008 flyer for the city’s annual self-promotion weekend (October 10th – 13th – “Columbus Day weekend” in a literal calendar sense, as well) was released. As is true in years past you can print out a copy and get 50% off of several area attractions, including the Zoo, the Historical Society […]


David the scooter vs. Goliath the car

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote David the scooter vs. Goliath the car Saturday, July 19, 2008 BY TIM DOULIN From a distance, motor scooters look like they would be fun to ride. But when you get behind one in a car, well, they are just another two-wheeled pest to some motorists. Columbus finally recognized scooters by giving […]


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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!