December 13, 2006 at 11:17 am
You can add years to your life and enjoy the best possible health your genes will allow - just by laughing a lot.
|Moneytalk with Al Suffrin
December 06, 2006 at 2:38 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: I am a 16-year-old high school student and my parents say that I need to learn financial responsibility with my allowance and the money I earn from babysitting. My parents give me $20 a week for the chores that I do around the house, and I usually make $50 each week from babysitting neighborhood kids after school and on the weekends.
Most of the things that I need are purchased by my parents, and I normally use my money to buy special things that I want like movie tickets or a new CD.
What percentage of the $70 I earn each week be put towards my savings? Also, should I set a "savings goal" to make sure that my personal savings never falls below a certain amount?
-Interested in saving, Norco
|$1 Children's Christmas Fund takes off
December 06, 2006 at 2:08 pm
KIDS from all over the parish are standing in line to hand off their donations to the $1 Children’s Christmas Fund sponsored by the Herald-Guide.
December 06, 2006 at 2:04 pm
Nattie Swan is St. Charles Parish’s best new advice columnist for kids and their parents. Let her help you. Send questions to email@example.com.
|Holiday shopping nightmare
December 06, 2006 at 2:02 pm
Long lines in a sea of swirling sale advertisements. The sound of loose change dropping into plastic cash register drawers and the shuffling of feet amidst it all. And it isn’t even daybreak yet.
December 06, 2006 at 1:48 pm
I want makeup. I want a computer, a camera and animls and earrings. Santa you are cyout. Does it snow a lot. I like you. I want a little pup.
Love, Ester Lagos
|Steel trap memory no matter what your age - our tips show the way
December 06, 2006 at 1:41 pm
Just because you’re getting older doesn’t mean you can’t hold on to your memory and stop misplacing your car keys and forgetting what you went to the grocery store for.
|Bugs on your Christmas tree? Here’s how to get ‘em off
December 01, 2006 at 12:30 pm
BOUTTE - Your pre-cut Christmas tree may be crawling with bugs, but don’t worry, says an expert - they’ll probably stay put on the tree, and even if they don’t, you can suck them up in a vacuum cleaner.
|MONEYTALK with Al Suffrin
December 01, 2006 at 12:26 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: I am just starting college and I want to get a credit card to help build my credit. Which type of credit card should I get? Many people have told me that I shouldn't get one because most times students apply for several and get overwhelmed and can't pay them back. Is it a good idea to get one, and is there a certain card I should look for? If not, why not.
|Our cooks try Ed’s cheese cake recipe - and love it
December 01, 2006 at 12:22 pm
Kandis Pitre of Des Allemands says that she rarely cooks, but was willing to put her culinary skills to the test with the help of her friend Danielle Jenkins of Paradis. Together they whipped up one of Chef Ed Rhinehart’s quick recipes - Pumpkin Cheese Cake.
|Eat Like a King on the Cheap - the Chef Ed way
December 01, 2006 at 12:18 pm
DESTREHAN - You can eat healthy “on the cheap” with gourmet recipes from St. Charles Parish’s own Chef Ed Rhinehart that are simple enough for anyone to make.
|Healthy holiday gifts for people you really love
December 01, 2006 at 12:17 pm
BOUTTE - You can give the gift of glowing good health this holiday season and your friends and family will love you for it.
|Women - put YOUR man to the test
December 01, 2006 at 12:14 pm
BOUTTE - Men say they do housework and lots of it but more often than not, the women in their lives will tell you that's a bunch of baloney.
|MONEYTALK with St. Charles Parish’s Al Suffrin
November 29, 2006 at 1:27 pm
Dear Al: I'll turn 15 on Dec. 5. If I save just $1 a day every day, when will I be able to retire as a millionaire?
And what's the best place to put my money so I can retire in the least amount of time? Thanks!
- Millionaire Wannabe in Luling.
|Moms and dads: are your children letting down in school?
November 29, 2006 at 1:26 pm
A spoonful of sugar may help the medicine go down, but it could take a little more for the homework to get done, say experts.
|Make any man fall in LOVE with you in 30 seconds flat
November 29, 2006 at 1:25 pm
BOUTTE - You can make any man fall in love with you in 30 magical seconds, a fascinating new study shows.
|Enjoy a stress-free holiday with tips from a top psychiatrist
November 29, 2006 at 1:23 pm
BOUTTE - You can avoid stress and sail through your holidays as a relaxed and happy camper with a psychiatrist’s “survival tips” for Herald-Guide readers who fuss and fret too much during the Christmas season.
|MONEYTALK with St. Charles Parish’s Al Suffrin
November 16, 2006 at 4:25 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: I'll need a loan to pay for my college education and I don't know how to choose a good one. Help!
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Hahnville head football coach Lou Valdin has resigned after 15 years with the...
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Hahnville head football coach resigns - 2643 views
Hahnville head football coach Lou Valdin has resigned after 15 years with the program.
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