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  • Money Monday: Baton Rouge thrift store expands

    Money Monday: Baton Rouge thrift store expands

    Tuesday, December 15 2015 10:43 AM EST2015-12-15 15:43:52 GMT
    Tuesday, December 15 2015 11:15 AM EST2015-12-15 16:15:31 GMT
    Here Today Gone Tomorrow (Source: WAFB)Here Today Gone Tomorrow (Source: WAFB)

    Just in time for the holidays, “Here Today Gone Tomorrow” has opened a new addition along Burbank Drive in Baton Rouge called “The Retro Room.”   Director of

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    Just in time for the holidays, "Here Today Gone Tomorrow" has opened a new addition along Burbank Drive in Baton Rouge called "The Retro Room." Director of Operations, Debbie Staples says she and other employees have worked on the thrift store expansion for a year.

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  • Money Monday: Small Business Saturday

    Money Monday: Small Business Saturday

    Monday, November 23 2015 2:19 PM EST2015-11-23 19:19:55 GMT
    Monday, November 23 2015 10:55 PM EST2015-11-24 03:55:18 GMT

    For the fifth year in a row, American Express is holding Small Business Saturday nationwide to support smaller companies in the United States the weekend after Thanksgiving.

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    For the fifth year in a row, American Express is holding Small Business Saturday nationwide to support smaller companies in the United States the weekend after Thanksgiving.

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  • Money Monday: Changes to unemployment benefits

    Money Monday: Changes to unemployment benefits

    Monday, October 26 2015 1:55 PM EDT2015-10-26 17:55:46 GMT
    Monday, October 26 2015 11:57 PM EDT2015-10-27 03:57:54 GMT
    Starting Tuesday, October 27, Louisiana residents who receive unemployment benefits by debit card will have to change their form of payment online to direct deposit banking. Otherwise, the Louisiana Workforce Commission said the benefits will be delivered as a paper check through the U.S. Postal Service. More >>
    Starting Tuesday, October 27, Louisiana residents who receive unemployment benefits by debit card will have to change their form of payment online to direct deposit banking. Otherwise, the Louisiana Workforce Commission said the benefits will be delivered as a paper check through the U.S. Postal Service. More >>
  • Money Monday: Angola Arts & Crafts Festival

    Money Monday: Angola Arts & Crafts Festival

    Monday, October 12 2015 1:54 PM EDT2015-10-12 17:54:05 GMT
    Monday, October 12 2015 11:00 PM EDT2015-10-13 03:00:14 GMT
    Louisiana State Penitentiary at AngolaLouisiana State Penitentiary at Angola
    Although the Angola Prison Rodeo Facebook page now says tickets are sold out for the final two events in October, the “Hobby Craft” tickets are still available at the door on Sunday,More >>
    Although the Angola Prison Rodeo Facebook page now says tickets are sold out for the final two events in October, the "Hobby Craft" tickets are still available at the door on Sunday, October 18th and Sunday, October 25th. It’s a concept not many people are familiar with, but one Warden Burl Cain says works well at Angola.More >>
  • Money Monday: Holiday Travel Guide

    Money Monday: Holiday Travel Guide

    Monday, October 5 2015 10:40 AM EDT2015-10-05 14:40:29 GMT
    Monday, October 5 2015 11:00 PM EDT2015-10-06 03:00:18 GMT
    The Orbitz holiday travel guide is out for 2015 and it says this week is the best week to book airline tickets for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’sEve.More >>
    The Orbitz holiday travel guide is out for 2015 and it says this week is the best week to book airline tickets for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’sEve.More >>
  • Money Monday: Filling your social calendar with free events

    Money Monday: Filling your social calendar with free events

    Monday, September 28 2015 5:01 PM EDT2015-09-28 21:01:41 GMT
    Monday, September 28 2015 11:26 PM EDT2015-09-29 03:26:57 GMT
    If you're looking to fill your social calendar this week but don't want to break the bank, there are plenty of free events for you to sign up for.More >>
    If you're looking to fill your social calendar this week but don't want to break the bank, there are plenty of free events for you to sign up for.More >>
  • Money Monday: Lollipop Lane Fall Market

    Money Monday: Lollipop Lane Fall Market

    Monday, August 31 2015 3:08 PM EDT2015-08-31 19:08:00 GMT
    Monday, August 31 2015 11:00 PM EDT2015-09-01 03:00:17 GMT
    The Lollipop Lane Consignment Market is back for the second time this year in Baton Rouge. More >>
    The Lollipop Lane Consignment Market is back for the second time this year in Baton Rouge. More >>
  • Money Monday: One week left in Laptops for Kids program

    Money Monday: One week left in Laptops for Kids program

    Monday, August 24 2015 10:35 AM EDT2015-08-24 14:35:29 GMT
    Monday, August 24 2015 11:00 PM EDT2015-08-25 03:00:18 GMT
    There is just one week left in the Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council’s Laptops for Kids Program in East Baton Rouge Parish. From now through August 31st, students in grades Pre-K through high school can visit the nonprofit at 1400 Main Street to take advantage of the program. More >>
    There is just one week left in the Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council’s Laptops for Kids Program in East Baton Rouge Parish. From now through August 31st, students in grades Pre-K through high school can visit the nonprofit at 1400 Main Street to take advantage of the program. More >>
  • Money Monday: The power of networking

    Money Monday: The power of networking

    Monday, August 3 2015 10:28 AM EDT2015-08-03 14:28:04 GMT
    Monday, August 3 2015 11:00 PM EDT2015-08-04 03:00:14 GMT
    Small business owners, aspiring business owners and entrepreneurs can attend a free networking event Wednesday, August 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bar Louie near the Mall of Louisiana. More >>
    Small business owners, aspiring business owners and entrepreneurs can attend a free networking event Wednesday, August 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bar Louie near the Mall of Louisiana. More >>
  • Money Monday: Back to school savings

    Money Monday: Back to school savings

    Monday, August 3 2015 10:33 AM EDT2015-08-03 14:33:16 GMT
    Monday, August 3 2015 11:00 PM EDT2015-08-04 03:00:14 GMT
    Louisiana’s tax free weekend is happening Friday, August 7 through Saturday, August 8. Families can save money on school supplies because they will be exempt from the 4-percent state sales tax.More >>
    Louisiana’s tax free weekend is happening Friday, August 7 through Saturday, August 8. Families can save money on school supplies because they will be exempt from the 4-percent state sales tax.More >>
  • Money Monday: Energy saving tips in summer heat

    Money Monday: Energy saving tips in summer heat

    Tuesday, July 21 2015 8:50 AM EDT2015-07-21 12:50:22 GMT
    Tuesday, July 21 2015 3:39 PM EDT2015-07-21 19:39:39 GMT
    Entergy customers are feeling the effects of the summer heat in their electric bills. More >>
    Entergy customers are feeling the effects of the summer heat in their electric bills. More >>
  • Money Monday: Mayor Holden's MAPS program offers financial literacy course

    Money Monday: Mayor Holden's MAPS program offers financial literacy course

    Monday, June 22 2015 11:52 AM EDT2015-06-22 15:52:15 GMT
    Monday, June 22 2015 11:30 PM EDT2015-06-23 03:30:02 GMT
    The "Making a Positive Step Work Experience" program, or MAPS, is underway in Baton Rouge through EmployBR.More >>
    The "Making a Positive Step Work Experience" program, or MAPS, is underway in Baton Rouge through EmployBR, in which 75 low-income students in East Baton Rouge Parish are afforded the opportunity to gain work experience.More >>
  • Money Monday: EmployBR Youth Center helps students manage money

    Money Monday: EmployBR Youth Center helps students manage money

    Monday, June 1 2015 12:08 PM EDT2015-06-01 16:08:43 GMT
    Monday, June 1 2015 11:00 PM EDT2015-06-02 03:00:19 GMT
    75 students will begin the "Making a Positive Step Work Experience" through the Mayor's office of EmployBR on Monday, June 8th. Also known as "MAPS," the program offers low-income youth in East Baton Rouge Parish the opportunity to gain work experience. 
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    75 students will begin the "Making a Positive Step Work Experience" through the Mayor's office of EmployBR on Monday, June 8th. Also known as "MAPS," the program offers low-income youth in East Baton Rouge Parish the opportunity to gain work experience. 

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  • Money Monday: New antique mall opens in Baton Rouge

    Money Monday: New antique mall opens in Baton Rouge

    Monday, March 30 2015 11:02 AM EDT2015-03-30 15:02:08 GMT
    Monday, March 30 2015 11:00 PM EDT2015-03-31 03:00:17 GMT
    It hasn't been open long, but the idea behind a new shopping center in Baton Rouge is already taking off. The 9,000 square foot shopping center that used to be the old Woodburner's building at 2575 O'Neal Lane now occupies 35 vendors.More >>
    It hasn't been open long, but the idea behind a new shopping center in Baton Rouge is already taking off. The 9,000 square foot shopping center that used to be the old Woodburner's building at 2575 O'Neal Lane now occupies 35 vendors.
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  • Money Monday: The Cinderella Project

    Money Monday: The Cinderella Project

    Monday, March 9 2015 6:30 PM EDT2015-03-09 22:30:13 GMT
    Monday, March 9 2015 6:30 PM EDT2015-03-09 22:30:13 GMT
    The 2015 Cinderella Project Giveaway is happening on Sunday, March 15th from 12 to 5 p.m. at the A.C. Lewis YMCA on South Foster Drive in Baton Rouge. More >>
    The 2015 Cinderella Project Giveaway is happening on Sunday, March 15th from 12 to 5 p.m. at the A.C. Lewis YMCA on South Foster Drive in Baton Rouge. More >>
  • Money Monday: Baby boomers going into 'un-retirement'

    Money Monday: Baby boomers going into 'un-retirement'

    Monday, January 19 2015 8:42 PM EST2015-01-20 01:42:38 GMT
    Monday, January 19 2015 8:42 PM EST2015-01-20 01:42:39 GMT
    A new trend in entrepreneurship is troubling for the baby boomer generation, but thrilling all at the same time. Based off of Alyssa Dickey's educational background, her career might surprise you."I have a PhD in management information systems, an MBA; so not what you would expect of a chocolatiere," said Dickey.More >>
    A new trend in entrepreneurship is troubling for the baby boomer generation, but thrilling all at the same time. Based off of Alyssa Dickey's educational background, her career might surprise you."I have a PhD in management information systems, an MBA; so not what you would expect of a chocolatiere," said Dickey.More >>
  • Money Monday: Frances Center Thrift Store expands and holds Christmas sale

    Money Monday: Frances Center Thrift Store expands and holds Christmas sale

    Monday, December 15 2014 10:36 PM EST2014-12-16 03:36:36 GMT
    Tuesday, December 16 2014 1:02 PM EST2014-12-16 18:02:11 GMT
    The Frances Center Thrift Store is expanding its services and is having a huge Christmas sale. The store will soon open a second location in January at 14747 Terrell Road in Baton Rouge.More >>
    The Frances Center Thrift Store is expanding its services and is having a huge Christmas sale. The store will soon open a second location in January at 14747 Terrell Road in Baton Rouge.More >>
  • Money Monday: Home Gardening

    Money Monday: Home Gardening

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 5:25 AM EDT2014-09-30 09:25:03 GMT
    Tuesday, September 30 2014 5:25 AM EDT2014-09-30 09:25:05 GMT
    Cooler weather has nurseries marking down prices as much as 75 percent on tropical plants. According to gardening experts, fall months are also the best time to buy certain vegetables.More >>
    Cooler weather has nurseries marking down prices as much as 75 percent on tropical plants. According to gardening experts, fall months are also the best time to buy certain vegetables.More >>
  • Money Monday: Post-Labor Day Deals

    Money Monday: Post-Labor Day Deals

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:51 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:51:37 GMT
    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:38 AM EDT2014-09-02 12:38:00 GMT
    Shoppers who missed out on Labor Day deals still have a chance to save big thanks to a couple of businesswomen. Ashley Thom and Shelby Smith are holding their 11th Lollipop Lane consignment sale.More >>
    Shoppers who missed out on Labor Day deals still have a chance to save big thanks to a couple of businesswomen. Ashley Thom and Shelby Smith are holding their 11th Lollipop Lane consignment sale.More >>
  • Money Monday: Yelp celebrates 10 years, offers 'freebies'

    Money Monday: Yelp celebrates 10 years, offers 'freebies'

    Monday, August 25 2014 7:08 PM EDT2014-08-25 23:08:54 GMT
    Yelp, Inc. is partnering with more than 20 businesses in the Baton Rouge areas to offer special deals and “freebees” for the month of August. It is all part of the company's 10th anniversary celebration.More >>
    Yelp, Inc. is partnering with more than 20 businesses in the Baton Rouge areas to offer special deals and “freebees” for the month of August. It is all part of the company's 10th anniversary celebration.More >>
  • Money Monday: Green Cleaning Solutions Recipes

    Money Monday: Green Cleaning Solutions Recipes

    Cleaning products can be expensive and harmful to the environment.  Here are a few recipes for green, less expensive cleaning solutions from the Habitat for Humanity Restore on Airline Highway in BatonMore >>
    Cleaning products can be expensive and harmful to the environment.  Here are a few recipes for green, less expensive cleaning solutions.More >>

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