Cultivate Gratitude during the Holiday Season

The Christmas movie - Scrooged

Cultivate Gratitude during the Holiday Season! It’s easy to get caught up in the stress and busy-ness of the Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza and other celebratory days. Add the potential for familial dysfunction, and you might consider a vacation from your holiday vacation! The blog LivingWellSpendingLess has a great little…

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Millennium Park movies July to September 2017

Millenium park in Chicago Illinois

Millennium Park Summer Film Series Did you know that there are free movies all the rest of the summer at Millennium Park? Here’s the info from the City of Chicago website: The popular Millennium Park Summer Film Series returns, Tuesdays, June 13 through September 5, at 6:30pm. This year’s line-up kicks…

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How to keep cool this summer (at work).

Call me elf one more time from the movie ELF

With this hot weather, comes hot tempers.  Especially at the workplace, where you spend a whole lot of time with the same people.  How can you keep your ‘tude cool when everything around you feels like blowing? Anger is something that is real – and shouldn’t be ignored.  Think of…

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Hug your Credit Union

Little boy and girl hugging.

It’s not often that your service provider can boast of relationships like this with their clients: Last week, a member of SourceONE Credit Union called and informed the office staff that his mother had passed away, unexpectedly.  This gentleman, while not a regular visitor, had been to the office in…

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50 Ways to Make Money in 2017!

50 Ways to Make Money and work until your bank account looks like a phone number

Have you been bemoaning the fact that you aren’t making enough $$$? Our friends at The Penny Hoarder have a great blog feature this month! “50 Side Jobs to Help You Make an Extra $500 or More This Month” It gives great ideas to make extra coin, such as LEGIT…

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