2013-12-12

Avoid the hidden costs of online shopping



Online shopping saves shoppers the trouble of waiting in long lines while offering the convenience of around-the-clock hours. With a few clicks of the keyboard or scrolls on a tablet, shoppers can typically find just about any product or service they desire. But additional fees and service charges that can quickly accumulate also are a part of online shopping. However, […]

Financial gifts kids will actually like



1. An Awesome Piggy Bank Saving money is the foundation to developing positive financial behaviors, but it can be a real struggle to convince your kids of that fact. A great way to encourage children to save their money is by giving them an awesome “piggy” bank to keep it in. 2. Math “Video Games” “Grand Theft Auto 5” may […]

‘Local union with a heart’ loaded lots of toys and goodies on Santa’s sleigh




FLINT TWP. — Many came bearing gifts to add to an already huge pile of toys fronting the stage at UAW Local 598 for its annual Toys for Tots campaign. This year, most of the toys were purchased with more than $7,000 raised through Kernels for Cash, an in-plant sale of popcorn to Flint Assembly employees and UAW Local 598 […]

In brief



Zumbathon planned to aside Philippines FLINT — A Zumbathon charity event for the Philippines Typhoon Aid and Relief will be held at Hurley Health & Fitness Center, 4500 S. Saginaw St., Flint on Dec. 13, from 6 to 8pm. Licensed Zumba Instructor Michelle Kryska, along with the host facility — Hurley Health & Fitness Center, members of the Pilipino- American […]