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Mazumans at the Morning Glory Cafe
Nov12

Mazumans at the Morning Glory Cafe

How does this sound? Get yourself out of bed earlier than anyone wants to think about, make yourself presentable, get to work two hours early, leave again almost immediately and go serve breakfast to a bunch of other people. Worse yet, you won’t be getting paid for your trouble. Sound awful? Like the actions of a crazy person? Why don’t you just throw a 14-mile run in there while you’re at it? But… If you edit...

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Best College Saving Tips in the History of Mankind (Probably)
Sep07

Best College Saving Tips in the History of Mankind (Probably)

Growing up, they tell you that college is going to be the best four years of your life. But what they fail to mention is that you’re likely to spend those four years completely broke. Between rent, partying, books and more partying, the money in your pocket book is bound to drain faster than the keg at your weekend house party. That’s why we’ve come up with a few quick savings tips that’ll help keep your...

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Top 5 Things You Should Do With a Home Equity Loan
Jul14

Top 5 Things You Should Do With a Home Equity Loan

Owning a home is part of the American Dream – that, and retiring with millions under your belt at age 25. If that’s not an option, we suggest getting a Home Equity Loan. You might not be able to retire, but the improvements to your home will have you feelin’ like a million bucks. Here’s a few awesome ideas that get our highest approval. A Home Library Although it’ll be really awkward if all you have to...

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We did not have a food fight at Harvesters
Jun24

We did not have a food fight at Harvesters

The food storage area of Harvesters always looks super organized. Why? Because teams of volunteers, like a group of Mazumans hanging out there on a recent June afternoon, help keep it sparkly. (Or at the very least, non-dusty. Sparkly might be more than could be reasonably hoped for when dealing with a concrete-floored warehouse.) See all those barrels? They look all nice and neat until you see the chaos contained within: a motley...

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Ask Mike: Saving Money
May09

Ask Mike: Saving Money

Little known fact: not only is Mike our spokesperson, he’s also an expert at dishing out advice. Fair warning: It’s probably terrible. But humor him; he’s sensitive. Dear Mike, It feels like I am constantly living paycheck to paycheck, and I just can’t seem to stash any money away in savings. I’m always worried about some big disaster striking and not having the funding to handle it. What are some simple...

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Ask Mike: What car to buy
May02

Ask Mike: What car to buy

Little known fact: not only is Mike our spokesperson, he’s also an expert at dishing out advice. Fair warning: It’s probably terrible. But humor him; he’s sensitive. Dear Mike, I just got pre-approved for a car loan, and I couldn’t be more excited about it. But I don’t know what kind of car to buy. What’s your suggestion? Thanks, Carless in KC Dear Carless, This is a major decision. The car you buy...

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