Tuesday Tips: Pumpkin Carving

Tuesday Tips: Pumpkin Carving

Hey Young & Free Alabama! So, Halloween is right around the corner, and for most of us, that means pumpkin carving is in full swing! Over the years I have seen some amazing pumpkin creations, but I’ve never been able to make mine look good at all… I always thought I didn’t have the right technique. If you are like me, you’ll benefit from some tips that I think could definitely help in your pumpkin carving abilities.

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The Myth of Multitasking

The Myth of Multitasking

Hey Young & Free Alabama! If you are like me then you love to multitask, and you think you are great at it. I’ve always claimed I could do multiple things at one time. You know, watching TV while doing homework or sitting in class while sending emails and working on 100 other things.  It works, right?  Well according to recent research, multitasking might actually be worse for us than we thought. 

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International Credit Union Day

International Credit Union Day

Hey guys, today is International Credit Union Day! You might be asking, why in the world are we celebrating credit unions? Well, do you know what all a credit union can and does for you?  Credit Unions are about members, not just people. Being a part of a credit union means being a part of a family that cares for you and wants to help you put your money where it needs to go.

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Wednesday Wisdom - Live in the Moment

Wednesday Wisdom - Live in the Moment

Hey Young & Free Alabama! So, I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how our lives are just so busy, and how we tend to take the time we have for granted. There are 86,400 seconds in a day.  How much of those do we spend worrying about tomorrow’s meetings or tasks? So many times we miss out on great opportunities offered to us each day. Do we ever just take a second and enjoy the moment?

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The Alabama National Fair

The Alabama National Fair

Hey Young & Free Alabama! It’s that time again… the Alabama National Fair is here! That’s right, the week and a half long event is back and ready to rock the River Region. The Kiwanis Club of Montgomery sponsors the Fair, and all proceeds are used for charitable projects and for youth in the area. The Fair opens at 4:00 pm tomorrow afternoon and runs through Monday, October 13!

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Safe Deposit Boxes

Safe Deposit Boxes

 Hey guys! We all have valuables we don’t want to lose or part with, right?  Where do you put these valuables? Do you keep them at home, tucked away in a box you think will never be found, or are they somewhere more secure? Items such as your passport, birth certificate, social security card, and other items should really be kept in a safe location, accessible only to you. Yes, you can buy a safe for your house, but that might not be the safest location. 

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