Happy Birthday, Achieva!

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The year is 1937, and the Great Depression is slowly drawing to a close. Franklin Delano Roosevelt is president, and his massive New Deal programs have provided jobs for thousands of unemployed Americans. World War II is still on the horizon, and the economy won’t fully recover until the defense of our nation becomes the primary business of the land. With banks across the country failing or failed, citizens are distrustful of large financial institutions. Determined to create a better opportunity, seven teachers pool their funds – a grand total of $99.25 – and the credit union is born. Eighty years...
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Declutter and Save, All at the Same Time

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Spring Cleaning season is here, and that means it's time to declutter and save all at the same time. There's no need to do a massive haul to the store to buy cleaning products and supplies. We've got all the tips you need to spruce up your home, room by room, sans opening your wallet. DIY Cleaners The first step is to create a few essential cleaners with the items you already have on hand. To make your own multipurpose spray, mix 1 cup of water with ¼ cup of white vinegar in a spray bottle. Add a few drops of...
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Protecting Your Property During Florida’s Rainy Season

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Low and behold, Florida's rainy season is quickly approaching. It begins in May and does not let up for five whole months. However, with every rain cloud, we truly believe there is a silver lining. We're going to show you steps to protect you home and yard during this soggy time. Why prepare? Sure, Floridians face a pretty narrow spectrum of problems when it comes to weather; but that does not mean they are any less serious. Lightning, hurricanes, intense heat... it all goes with the territory. Nevertheless, even though Florida's rainy season seems to be the least of these...
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