Gardening – cheaper than therapy. AND you get a bouquet!

By Kathleen Duncan, Fort Gordon Community Garden Coordinator A plaque on my wall says, “Gardening – cheaper than therapy. AND you get a bouquet!” A garden can save you all kinds of money while helping you get outdoors for some rewarding exercise and therapy. The rewards of watching things grow from seed is wondrous and […]

Operating a Home-Based Business

By Arica Ureña, Contributing Author Operating a home-based business comes with perks. When you think of operating a home-based business, what is the first perk that immediately comes to mind? Did having the ability to create a work schedule convenient to your individual needs come to mind? If so, you wouldn’t be alone. Having the […]

Saving Money On Career-Focused Summer Camps

By: La Verne Proctor-Streeter, Contributing Author Looking for a summer camp or program for future veterinarians, medical doctors or lawyers?  Think it’s too expensive?  Perhaps not. Check out camps on college and university campuses for middle and high school students that give them the exciting experience of being on a college campus, meeting others with […]

Is Your Cover Letter Costing You a Job?

A perfectly crafted cover letter can significantly increase your chances of standing out above the competition. Cover letters are a last-ditch effort to persuade the hiring manager why you are you are the perfect candidate for the position before landing an interview.  However, hiring managers Typically spend less no more than six seconds or less is […]

Never Use a Cannon to Kill a Mosquito

There are those who categorize all bugs as creepy crawly, biting creatures that need to leave you alone when trying to enjoy the outdoors and need to stop making themselves at home in places they shouldn’t – like my house! Without certain bugs, we wouldn’t exist as we do today; pollinators assist our farms with […]

The Value of Volunteering

Through volunteerism, we often find our purpose and create meaningful changes, not only for those who volunteer but also for the programs and services enhanced by the selfless service of volunteers. Last year the Points of Light Foundation reported that 20 million people were engaged in volunteer work throughout the United States. The value of […]

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