Need an answered prayer?

JMJ Do you have a prayer request? A special need?  Well, I spent all night placing a live webcam to Lourdes, France on my website, including a little mailbox to their prayer request email.  All kinds of weird computer problems kept cropping up, and I kept offering them up as a prayer, which did help to keep me from being annoyed.  Then... This morning I got an email from a friend who told me that today is OUR LADY OF LOURDES FEAST DAY!  Wow.  I had no idea!  That is just so cool... ...more

Pumpkin Spice Latte & Frugalista Chic

Ahh... the holidays are upon us... Images of sugar plums dancing in our heads while dreaming if Santa Claus will be providing us with treats (or a big fat lump of coal) under our Christmas trees. Who am I kidding?! That is what I want.. those images on the books I read to my son at bedtime. ...more

I love the holiday drinks. I splurge on Starbucks too. That is actually one of my favorite ...more

I'm In Love With... Mint.com

OK, imagine that there is this computer program to help you with your finances.  Imagine that you can enter in all your checks, deposits, charitable deductions, and so on.  Imagine that, with a click of a button, you can print reports of said charitable donations, how much you spent on housing, etc.  Imagine that this program also has excellent budgeting tools, including links to find more on your credit score and ways to save money by changing where you do business (banks, especially)....more

À AIMER: The Joys of Getting Sick in France, Part Four

 Today the Washington Post reported that the Senate Finance Committee's health care reform bill, if passed, "would require people to buy insurance or face penalties ranging up to $1,900, to be assessed on their income tax returns."...more

Ovarian Cancer Patients Under 30 are choosing to freeze entire Ovaries

62% of Ovarian Cancer PatientsUnder 30 are choosing to freeze entire ovaries or strips of ovarian tissue.Women diagnosed with early-stage ovarian cancerremoval of one ovary has become a real option. This conservative surgery greatly increasesthe chances of preserving fertility.There is a 12 percent Chance that the patient will have a recurrence in their remaining ovary and subsequently may die.Most women resumed normal menstruation or had a successful pregnancy.   ...more

Almost all U.S. Money is Laced with Cocaine

A recent study done at the University of Massachusetts, has shown that 90 percent of our money is laced with cocaine. Baltimore, Boston and Detroit were the top cities on the list. The study was performed worldwide. Canada and the US were on the top of the world list, while Japan and China were at the bottom. ...more

Dysfunctions of Penny Stocks

People lose a lot of money because of market crash. Although a lot is out of investors’ control, there are still lessons that can be learned when you are experience a market downturn. Difficulty in obtaining Information on penny stocks ...more

Goldman Sachs: The Sweet Smell of Hypocrisy

by Kathleen Rogers ...more

FTC: Don't Get Scammed

Get-rich-quick schemes have always plagued our society. ...more