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  • Back to school for your money: life insurance

    It's the second week of the Jill on Money "Back to School for your Money" mini-course and since it is also National Life Insurance Awareness Month, let's tackle the complicated topic of life insurance. According to the industry research group LIMRA, 95 million adult Americans have no life insurance whatsoever. "A majority of families either have no life insurance or not enough, leaving them one accident or terminal illness away from a financial catastrophe for their loved ones."
  • Children's charity serving James City receives $10,000 Rite Aide grant

    Children's charity serving James City receives $10,000 Rite Aide grant
    NEW KENT — A New Kent children's charity that also serves clients in western James City County has been awarded a $10,000 national grant. Matthew's Haven, a nonprofit that supplies children with food, school supplies, and clothing was presented...

    Summer retail sales rise but spending may not hold up through holidays

    Summer retail sales rise but spending may not hold up through holidays
    As back-to-school sales blur into Christmas layaway promotions, consumers are spending again — but some economists warn that the splurging may be fleeting. Americans opened their wallets in August after falling gas prices and an improving job...

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for Sept. 13: Put baby in a corner; Pledge of Allegiance; Camp Peary

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for Sept. 13: Put baby in a corner; Pledge of Allegiance; Camp Peary
    Put baby in a corner "Why is it a couple can't go out to a nice relaxing, elegant dinner without some inconsiderate people plopping down their screaming baby or toddlers next to them? I have had it with paying for what should be a nice dinner, often...

    August retail sales climb 0.6%, boosted by back-to-school shopping

    American consumers opened their wallets for back-to-school shopping in August, boosting retail sales as gas prices fell and the job market improved. U.S. retail sales jumped 0.6% last month from the month before, the Commerce Department said Friday....