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Tiffany Hatfield, mother of three, was forced to evacuate her Florida home due to Hurricane Irma.  Hatfield must have been feeling lucky, as she purchased a lottery ticket while passing through North Carolina on her way to stay with a friend in Virginia. Hatfield lives near Orlando and wasn’t going to evacuate, but her husband […]

The suspect in the Delphi murders of 14-year-old Liberty German and 13-year-old Abby Williams remains unidentified.  Retired Colts Punter Pat McAfee and Colts owner Jim Irsay have made monetary donations to raise the reward to $200,000. McAfee made the announcement early this morning (March 1st) via a video he posted to twitter, alongside the Indiana State Police […]

Cheryl Harris, who is an Allstate Education Sponsor, tells Erica Campbell and GRIFF all about the “Quotes for Education Program.” The program encourages people to support alumnus and others who care about HBCUs to help keep students entering and graduating, by securing scholarship money to help them do so.   Cheryl explains that Allstate has […]

National

Louisiana is currently dealing with devastating floods, which caused 11 deaths thus far, and has forced thousands of residence out of their homes.  Pop star, Taylor Swift has donated $1 million to Louisiana’s Disaster Relief Fund. Swift explained that her 1989 World Tour kicked off in Louisiana last year, and she wanted to give back to the […]

For today’s edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF was inspired by Erica Campbell‘s discussion about surrendering all to God. Well, on a related note, GRIFF has what he calls “a repossession prayer” for God- he is tired of trying to hide his car from the tow truck company. Although, in his own words, he’s been winning […]

Are you owed unclaimed funds? INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) – More than $430 million is waiting to be claimed in Indiana. $36 million dollars has already been claimed in the state this year. How do you find out if you have cash? It’s easy. Click here, and start by entering your name. To read more….. http://www.wthr.com/article/are-you-owed-unclaimed-funds-in-indiana

In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell talks about the difference between faith and foolishness. She says when in pursuits of our goals, we have to remember that it’s our responsibility to finance our dreams.  While it’s important to have faith, it’s also important to be realistic. She outlines the importance of business plans, […]

In today’s edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF draws on the inspiration of “WWJD,” as in “What would Jesus do?” He recognizes that, since it’s Friday, a lot of people have probably been similarly thinking all week- “watch when my money come,” in anticipation of getting paid. He says a prayer for all those people who […]

In today's unpredictable economy, many companies are offering their employees buyouts as a way to shrink the size of their pension plans and ultimately reduce their longterm financial obligations.

In GRIFF’s prayer for today, he speaks to God about the EBT card, and the hope that his food stamps come in on time! He asks that some delicious, quality meat and cheese can be purchased when the food stamps come in, so that he and his family may eat a really good meal. He says that […]

Prince was a meticulous planner, a thoughtful businessman and well-versed in legal matters (music-related ones, anyway), but it’s still unclear if he had a will. Spokesmen for the star declined to comment on plans for his estate. But if he did die without a will, Minnesota law states that his estate would go to his […]

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is scheduled to announce Wednesday that Harriet Tubman will replace former President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.