If you are buying stuff anyway, and would like to help us train displaced older workers in real job skills so that they can get a real job, Amazon has their “Smile” donation program. Amazon sends a small amount of each purchase when you use instead of and they do in fact send it right to the charity that you select, not to a 3rd party holding company that charges fees and other nonsense, the way FaceBook donations are sent to “Network for Good”.

Until March 31 Amazon is tripling their donation, so if you are buying stuff anyway, and want to support our work, browse to Or if you don’t like us just browse to and pick the charity you like from the drop down combo box.

Dear Charity Administrator,

The AmazonSmile triple donation promotion ends on March 31! Amazon is tripling the donation amount to 1.5% when customers make their first eligible purchase from now through March 31. This is a great opportunity to increase Adult Life Training Inc’s AmazonSmile donations by reminding your supporters to shop at

You and Money

These quotable quotes are worth thinking about: Thanks to 3Rivers Federal Credit Union at

Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship.” -Benjamin Franklin

We hear it all of the time: we really need to reconsider that daily coffee run or vending machine candy bar, that just-because pair of shoes on clearance, those weekly app purchases, and so on. While one of these indulgences on their own may not wreak complete havoc on your budget, all of them added together certainly can. Consider very closely tracking your spending – every single purchase – for a period of time to determine where your “small leaks” may be and put a stop to them.

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