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Making Ends Meet

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How to double your budget for produce without spending more money

Anna Richeimer monitors what her children eat. "I like local. I like organic when possible and pesticide-free," Richeimer said. Those are some of the reasons she...
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Some businesses experience an uptick during COVID-19 pandemic

While COVID-19 has disrupted some businesses, others are experiencing an uptick. At Fishtale Boats in south Fort Myers, sales have doubled in April, May and...
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What to do if you’re still missing your stimulus payment

Heather Hickman, 44, could really use her stimulus payment right now. "Every day I check the app, I check my bank account, and there is...
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Warranties: What happens if the company files for bankruptcy?

A wet ceiling is never a good sign. "I was stunned. It couldn't be happening. The roof is only a year old." Erin and Andy Marfongella...
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Founder of SWFL Strong Facebook page shares her inspiration

The coronavirus pandemic has been hard on everyone and their connections. And many people have complained about how disconnected they've been feeling. But a...
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Butchers say beef prices are going down, hope to be back to normal pricing...

You probably noticed higher prices for meat during the pandemic. Now, experts say beef prices are going down, so keep an eye on those...
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SWFL business owner takes to Facebook Live to sell during pandemic

Retail sales defied expectations jumping almost 18% month-over-month from April to May. One Southwest Florida business owner is making ends meet by changing how she...

Goodwill to help people in Lee County with mortgages and utilities

Select Goodwill locations in Lee County will help people apply for help to pay their rent and mortgages. The company will be helping people...
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Meat sees record price increases; lower prices on eggs, soup, appliances

From goods to groceries, the pandemic is changing how much we pay for things. Where will your wallet feel the heat and where you might...
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WINK Survey: What people are spending less on during the pandemic

The coronavirus is impacting the way we spend. Almost 80% of participants who took a WINK News survey said they're spending less. We learned how a...

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