Having $1,000 in savings can help people ride out most financial emergencies, says Celeste Collins, executive director of OnTrack Financial Education. A pilot program run by the nonprofit helps people learn to save and matches their contributions as an incentive to develop the habit.
Hundreds of Christians, Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, Pagans and other religious followers from across Western North Carolina took to the streets of Asheville Thursday, March 16, in a peaceful march in support of undocumented immigrants anxious about round-ups and deportations under the Trump administration.
Optimism is more than magical thinking that an illness or medical condition will simply go away. A healthy dose of hope, conveyed by the doctor, can help start the healing process.
In the wake of the Nov. 8 election, local faith leaders representing many different denominations and religions are seeking answers and providing guidance for their congregations.