Your Life for Less

The Ripoff Alert is a new series appearing once each week on Fridays. It alerts you to the latest scams and ripoffs trying to get between you and your money, and gives you information you need to stay safe.

Credit Repair

It seems like every time I watch late night TV, the ads for these outfits appear in droves.

You’ve heard the pitch: In exchange for a fee, they promise to remove the black marks from your credit report.

There are several variations: “We can raise your score 200 points in just weeks!” or “We can settle your credit card debt for pennies on the dollar!” There’s also the one about reducing the amount you owe to the IRS.

There are hundreds of organizations making promises like this, but they all have one thing in common: They’re just trying to rip you off.

The Federal Trade Commission is actively trying…

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I love this…dedicated to my sister and other girls who are tired of boys and just want to hang with a real man.

There are men out there who will respond to your text messages. Men who will initiate conversations because they simply can’t wait to see what you’ll say next. There are men who will never be too busy or too preoccupied to wish you good morning, regardless if you’re a country or a block away. Men who remember to call when they say they will – because they want to – and those who surprise you with their curiosity about your sometimes monotonous days. There are men who aim to be the last person you talk to before you sleep and the first name you see on your screen when you rise. Men who show up on time – or even early – men who are genuinely excited to see you.

There are men who want to go on dates. Real dates. Men who want to take you out to their favorite…

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We Are Lancaster: Community Playhouse of Lancaster County

Did you know that Lancaster County has a wonderful, community based theatre group?  The Community Playhouse of Lancaster County has been gracing the Lancaster area for over 40 years!  It has brought quality family productions, children’s theatre, and more “mature” audience productions to the citizens of Lancaster and is yet to find an actual “home.”

Arts funding has also been rather low in the state of South Carolina…okay, the country!  So, what is a little theatre troupe with not much money and a whole lot of talent to do?  Have a fundraiser of course!

Community Playhouse of Lancaster County


Confection Cabaret


Cakes By Pierre


Songs and Monologues from Top Broadway Shows

Tickets are available at Lancaster County Council of the Arts until this Friday at 3 PM.  You may call and reserve them and pay at the door Saturday night.  The LCCA number is 803-285-7451.

A Few of the Selections

Take Me or Leave Me from Rent

Gotta Get a Gimmick from Gypsy

The More Love Someone from Avenue Q