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For 113 years, Vulcan has held a position of prominence over Birmingham. Today, a new renovation and expansion project at Vulcan Park and Museum, where the notable statue stands, is underway.

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Finding Freedom in the Numbers: What Creating a Budget Did for my Marriage
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Finding Freedom in the Numbers: What Creating a Budget Did for my Marriage

Somehow we covered topics like how many kids we wanted to have one day or what our dream careers would be. However, one thing we failed to discuss early on was how we would handle our money.

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Three Things I Wish I Could Make My Teenagers Understand (But I Know They Won’t)
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Three Things I Wish I Could Make My Teenagers Understand (But I Know They Won’t)

So here I am again:  back in high school. Not literally, but in a supporting…

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If you haven’t been taking the flu seriously, it may be time to reconsider. Here’s a look at the flu’s cost to our finances, our health and our society.

It’s probably no surprise that studies have found a direct correlation between your health and your wealth. You may want to save more money, of course, but you can also take steps to reduce your risk for developing a chronic health condition. In other words, consider putting your money where your health is.

If you or your family members sometimes skip annual flu shots, you aren’t alone: Only about 40 percent of U.S. residents got the flu vaccine last year. But skipping the flu shot could be a deadly gamble.