BYU Real Cougar 60 second extended version – BYU cougars Steve Young, Bryan Kehl, Bronco Mendenhall, Chad Lewis, Lacey Bleazard, Vai Sikahema, LaVell Edwards, and Jimmer Fredette talk to a cougar about what it means to be “Real Cougar,” in this 60-second national commercial produced by Brigham Young University 2011. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Wz1AbGu6HmA
As I travel the world I am always amazed at the different holidays each country celebrates. I understand where Thanksgiving and Christmas come from, but how did Halloween slip in the end of October? Meridian Magazine – Where Did Halloween Come From? – Meridian Magazine – LDS, Mormon and Latter-day Saint News and Views.
The October 2011 edition of The World Report, a semiannual report of news events around the world pertaining to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon), is now available on the Church’s Public Affairs YouTube channel. Watch segments from The World Report below:Perpetual Education Fund Changes Lives: In its tenth year, the Perpetual Education Fund is lifting the lives of people whose access to education and job opportunities were previously limited. See Perpetual Education Fund (PEF) for more information. (read more)http://www.ldsmag.com/church/update/article/8743?ac=1.
Ten-tips-for-smarter-holiday-budget-planning The holiday shopping season officially starts on the Friday after Thanksgiving. So, most of us are gearing up to tackle the our holiday budget planning. According to the National Retail Federation, Americans will spend nearly $25 billion during November and December on gift cards alone. Think about this at a personal level: if you charge an extra $1,000 on your credit card and pay a minimum of $25 per month, at 19% interest it ‘ll take you nearly 5 1/2 years to pay for those gifts! And don’t forget that during those years, you’ll face five more holidays with more expenses.So why not take a different approach this year. We’ve collected some ideas on how you can balance your desire to shower your loved ones with gifts with your need to reach other important financial goals such as reducing debt and increasing savings.But we’re not Scrooge! Here are 10 tips from Mint to help you celebrate the holidays… while keeping your spending in check. http://www.mint.com/blog/saving/ten-tips-for-smarter-holiday-budget-planning/
Holiday budget planner Maintain a grip on your spending with this holiday budget planner template for Excel. The difference between budget and actual
spending is calculated for you http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/templates/holiday-budget-planner-TC010288174.aspx
10 Holiday Planning Tips (On A Budget) All this holiday talk already! I’m super excited about the holidays this year – I’ll be traveling back home to Chicago for Thanksgiving and my family is visiting Austin from Chicago and New York for Christmas. I can’t wait to start decorating and baking and it’s never too early to start thinking of ways to save money. Here are ten tips to make your holiday planning budget friendly: http://brokeasaspoke.com/10-holiday-planning-tips-on-a-budget/