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I Almost Fell For A Text Message Scam-Don't Click That Link
I feel like in the last few weeks the scammers have upped their game. This is the last week that the robocalls are allowed to harass you so the scammers have turned to text messages. The Better Business Bureau is warning you to be diligent about the texts you receive and to never click the link they…
$24K Take 5 Winner in Saratoga County-So Close But Wasn't Me
The Capital Region has been a hotbed lately for New York Lottery's Take 5 winners. The latest winner comes from Saratoga County and I am convinced that it's just a matter of time until I am cashing in a Take 5 winning ticket. I have to admit I was a bit bummed it wasn't me when I foun…
Keep Your Pool Open a Bit Longer-Could Save You Money & Stress
We don't have a long season here in the Capital Region when it comes to summer and swimming. But it is longer than you think if you want to save yourself some money and stress. Experts say that you should keep your swimming pool open long enough to make sure you aren't wasting money in the…
Columbia County Has $45,000 Take 5 Lottery Winner
Columbia County is boasting the latest Take 5 winner in the New York Lottery. This time someone won the top prize of forty-five thousand dollars. The winning ticket was sold for Saturday night's (July 31st) drawing at a busy convenience store.
Surprise Tax Refund Coming to Some New Yorkers This Week
Chances are if you got your tax refund from the IRS it is already gone. But there is some hope to see a surprise tax refund that could be deposited in your bank account starting this week. This is because some taxpayers overpaid taxes on their unemployment compensation in 2020.
$21K 'Take 5' Winner Sold in Rensselaer County
I love playing the lottery but lately, I think I'm playing the wrong games. It seems that more and more winners in the Capital Region of twenty thousand dollars or more are coming from the New York Lottery's Take 5 Drawing. This time a winner cashed in on a twenty-one thousand Take 5 lotte…
Pay For Live Sports on TV During COVID? Refund Coming
Last year around this time, everything started to get canceled. The majority of those were live sports. If you paid for a specific channel or a live sporting event, you have some money coming to you. A deal has been reached with seven cable providers to give New Yorkers the refund they deserve for s…
Screen Detox for 24 Hours = $2400 - Sounds Too Easy
There is a contest that I think is right up my alley. But it's not for everyone. It's called a screen detox which means that you have to give up all screens for twenty-four hours. Not only does this mean cell phones but it's laptops, television, gaming, all computers, smartwatches, an…
Capital Region Essential Workers Eligible for Grant Money
If you were deemed a Capital Region essential worker during the pandemic, there is a twenty-nine million-dollar grant program that could reimburse you to help with many sacrifices you have made. There are some requirements but you could be getting much-needed reimbursements for out-of-pocket expense…
$35K Take 5 Winner at Mechanicville-Halfmoon Stewart's
There has been a lot of activity for me in Mechanicville in the last few weeks but this one, unfortunately, has nothing to do with me or my family this time. Someone has won nearly thirty-five thousand dollars on a Take 5 New York Lottery ticket at the Stewart's on Vosburgh Road in the Mechanic…
Hospitality Help For Albany County Businesses
No industry has been feeling the effects of the pandemic quite like the tourism and hospitality industry. Now there are grants set up to help those who have been affected. Here's how you can apply and receive up to five thousand dollars in grants from Albany County.

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