Month: January 2018

Half restaurant, half retail and all country. That’s how Cracker Barrel describes itself. Dining at a Cracker Barrel is more than just eating — it’s an experience. Look no further than the country gift shop at the entrance and the rocking chairs on the front porch for proof positive! Beloved by millennials and old-timers alike,
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In the November crackdown, the Saudi government arrested and detained several hundred businessmen, senior officials and Saudi royals like Alwaleed, many within the Ritz-Carlton hotel. Multiple reports, citing anonymous sources, have suggested that detainees handed over assets in order to buy their freedom. Alwaleed, the billionaire owner of international investment company Kingdom Holding, told Reuters
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New school year, new courses, new books… The cost of buying textbooks can do some serious damage to your wallet — especially on a college student’s budget. According to The College Board, students attending a four-year public college will spend about $1,200 a year on textbooks. The burden has become so great that many students choose to not even
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If you love the great outdoors, the National Park Service has four dates on tap throughout the year when you can visit any of the hundreds of parks it maintains free of charge. RELATED: National parks lifetime passes for seniors are about to get a lot more expensive The National Park Service (NPS) has announced that
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Do you still have money left in your Flexible Spending Arrangement (or Flexible Spending Account/FSA) and a grace period for spending that leftover money in the new year? If you overestimated your medical expenses for 2017, you could lose those funds under the use-it-or-lose-it rule if you don’t spend it all by the end of
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All year long, Clark.com’s Michael Timmermann is sharing quick and easy ways to save money as part of our Michael Saves series. Check in every Monday as he puts new and familiar savings strategies to the test. Sign up for our newsletter to have these stories delivered to your inbox!  When I walked into my new condo for
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Since the holidays are over in January, you might be thinking more about saving money rather than spending it. January is a great time to get your finances in order and set new goals. But, if you do have some cash to spend, there are several items that are a great deal in January — which means buying them now can save
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