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Are You Making What You Are Worth In Yakima?

I've been a radio broadcaster since I was 18, working my way up the ladder in the broadcasting world so my knowledge of what other people earn in Yakima hasn't been something I'd readily know.

I was doing research on another article and it occurred to me that may be I wasn't the only interested in how my current salary stacks up against the national average. I soon discovered that my salary in Yakima is under the average nationwide for Radio Broadcasters.

It did get me interested enough to dig in further on how other Yakima salaries stack up against their national averages.

I did find a website that does all the comparison for you so jump in and take a look.

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Inslee, School Superintendents, Call for Local Levy Fix

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee is calling on Republicans in the Senate to pass a measure delaying a deadline for a reduction in the amount of money school districts can collect through local property tax levies...

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10 Things I Would Do If I Won Any Lottery – Some Good Advice

There is always a lottery going on and as of January 9th the Power-ball jackpot has soared to the record high for any lottery. 1.3 Billion dollars. I don't think I have ever even thought that high as far as that kind of money is concerned. I have a list of things that I would  do before and after the lottery numbers our announced.

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Places Open To Shop On Thanksgiving In Yakima Valley

Black Friday isn't that crazy anymore. I am very glad about this. Most people take advantage of great deals online and on Thanksgiving Day. And there'll be a few local businesses open for great deals on Turkey Day.

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Brian’s Blog: If You’re Strapped for Cash, What Do You Do?

This is the time of year that many people look forward to that good old tax refund for an influx of ready cash into the family pocketbook. If you've been cash poor in the short term before, what's the most unusual way you've come up with the extra scratch?

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$10,000 Found in Shoebox Donated to Goodwill

A shoebox containing $10,000 was donated to the Goodwill in Sunnyside. A pair of shoes hid the money.

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Brian’s Blog: Fair Brings Back Money Memories

It's time for the Central Washington State Fair and kids all over are scheming and saving their money for fair fun. It brings back a lot of memories.

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Brian’s Blog: Throw A BBQ Without Breaking The Bank

There's still plenty of great weather left this summer for a backyard barbecue with friends and family.  You can do it without destroying your grocery budget.

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Brian’s Blog: Fill In The Blank “I Wish I Could Afford_______” [SURVEY]

Here's one of those chances to daydream a little, or get a little serious!

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Canada Has Eliminated the Penny

Even stacked together in a jar, all those pennies you have are fairly worthless. However, they may soon become collectors’ items.

Canada, our neighbor to the North, has just eliminated the penny in their latest federal budget, following the example of nations like Australia and New Zealand. The Canadian national mint will stop producing the one-cent coin over the next six months, and businesses have been asked to return pennies to be melted down.

We thought it was a joke too, but apparently the Great White North is serious:

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