Most of us have incurred a bank fee for an overdraft at least once in our life. It can happen when some company takes more money out of your account than you expected or that they should have. Or if you deposit a check that you had every reason to think was good, but it wasn't, and you wrote a check that you thought was less than your bank balance. In the old days, you just got a check returned for insufficient funds. You got a charge from the bank and often a charge from whomever you wrote the check to. A double whammy. But now banks have convinced people to sign up for an innocuous-sounding "overdraft protection" service.
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Almost every day, we hear some declare, “It would be so wonderful if we could rid the world of hate.”
The Republican Party of Virginia made the right call when it reversed its decision to require a loyalty pledge for the March 1 primaries.
On to New Hampshire. But first, before it fades, here's what's in the rear-view mirror in Iowa.
Cows are stone-cold killers.
Iowans held their caucuses (cauci?) Monday. Not that it matters. Iowa does a lousy job of predicting final winners even in normal elections, which this isn’t. Besides, the results left a bad taste in a lot of people’s mouths — as, it seems likely, the rest of the election year will do.
No one in their right mind would suggest that there is any true Mardi Gras festival other than the one celebrated in New Orleans (NOLA)! OK, so I am a bit partial! Nonetheless, kudos to Culpeper for doing its own part Saturday, Feb. 6 to celebrate the season known by many names — Carnival, Mardi Gras and Shrovetide. Despite what you call it, or where one celebrates the festivities, there is no doubt that inquiring minds want to know just what is the reason for the season.
Don’t take for granted what you have today — you may not be lucky enough to have it tomorrow. You should always be thankful for all you have, because no matter the situation, there is always someone who wishes they could be in your shoes.
On Jan. 11, the Culpeper County School Board also demonstrated that they “have it right” when they approved a resolution based on the 2015-16 Academic Year theme, “Student Focused Leadership.”
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Doug's Maytag Home Appliance Center started out as Doug’s Appliance Repair in February of 1991. Douglas and Kelly Golder began running the company out of their home and garage, where it remained for 3 years. As the company started growing, they rented a store front in the town of Scottsville, Virginia where they continued to provide excellent appliance repair service to their customers. In, 1996 they ventured out and took advantage of an opportunity to join the Maytag Company. They now have a bigger showroom and office to better serve their customers. At this point the business name changed to Doug’s Maytag Home Appliance Center. This allowed them to sell Maytag products and still be able to maintain the repair side of the business.In 2006, Maytag was sold to the Whirlpool Corporation. With this merger , Doug’s Maytag, added Whirlpool, Kitchen Aid, and Amana to the Maytag brand giving more versatility and choices to their customers. Doug’s Maytag, understands the different customer demands and needs in purchasing appliances, weather for a new construction or for upgrades to an existing home, and can advise the customer on their purchase. Doug’s Maytag offers financing and leasing programs which allows the customer flexibility with their purchaseThey have partnered with Brand source, which has helped to build the business in many different aspects. Doug’s Maytag is a sponsor of The Ronald McDonald House, Susan G. Komen, John Force Racing and Trees for the Future. Doug’s Maytag Home Appliance Center strives to provide exceptional value thru exemplary customer service before, during and after the sale. Stop in or call today to see for yourself! 434-296-6952 / 434-286-6952
Hundreds of new and used cars, trucks and SUVs in stock including the full lineups of new Buick, Cadillac, GMC, Lincoln and Nissan. Genuine OEM parts, ASE Certified Technicians, Diesel Specialists and a QuickLane with no appointment needed. We service every make and model and have Saturday Service hours.