Personal Finance

DAVE SAYS: Choosing to Save for Mortgage Free Home
DAVE SAYS: Choosing to Save for Mortgage Free Home

KENTUCKY — In this week’s Dave Says, Davie discusses mortgage expense versus being debt free. Dear Dave, I’m 28, single, and I just became debt-free. In addition, I make $70,000 a year and have the equivalent of six months of expenses set aside for emergencies. Should I save up to pay cash for a house,...

Nov 06, 2020
DAVE SAYS: First, Consider Moderate Home Bought with Cash
DAVE SAYS: First, Consider Moderate Home Bought with Cash

KENTUCKY — This week’s Dave Says Dear Dave, I’ve been trying to save cash to buy a home, but things always seem to come up that eat away at my savings. I have $130,000 set aside plus an emergency fund, and I make $120,000 a year. I’m debt-free and renting right now, but eventually I’d...

Nov 24, 2017
Students with Personal Finance Education Exhibit Strong Money Knowledge, Habits
Students with Personal Finance Education Exhibit Strong Money Knowledge, Habits

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  — A new study by Ramsey Solutions, a leading company in financial education, finds that students who are taught personal finance lessons in the classroom have a better understanding and more confidence when it comes to managing their money. Of high school students who have taken a personal finance course, 94 percent report...

Dec 16, 2016
How Businesses Can Address Negative Online Reviews
How Businesses Can Address Negative Online Reviews

KENTUCKY — Online retailer comment sections and review sites have become very popular over the last half decade. More and more consumers now rely heavily on product and business reviews to inform their decisions and purchases. Some consumers may scan individual product reviews prior to purchasing a big-ticket item, while others may visit review sites...

Apr 10, 2016
Family Business Start up Becomes Successful Company
Family Business Start up Becomes Successful Company

MADISONVILLE, Ky. — Offering services from Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Illinois, Alabama, and Missouri, Leslie Curneal of Enviro Source Restoration addressed the 1 Million Cups Entrepreneur program Wednesday, April 22. With the desire to own a business, Scot and Leslie Curneal started their company in 2009. “Our story starts with Scot having a passion within him...

Apr 22, 2015