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Free publications offer financial advice in a struggling economy

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — At a time when finances and the economy are on the minds of most, Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service is offering a free financial management curriculum to the public. “Focus on Financial Management” is an eight-part curriculum that includes financial planning advice and worksheets that help people organize financial goals, understand […] Read the full story

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Purdue offering two summer electric guitar-making workshops

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University will offer two separate workshops this summer for those interested in making their own electric guitars. The High School Guitar Workshop will be held June 23-26 and is open to any student entering 10th, 11th or 12th grades. Students will be introduced to various advanced manufacturing technologies used in […] Read the full story

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Lafayette woman selected as 500 Festival Princess

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The 500 Festival Princess Program has selected Nicole Pollard of Lafayette as one of 33 young women to represent their hometown, the 500 Festival and the 93rd running of the Indianapolis 500. The princesses will attend 500 Festival events and volunteer programs throughout the month of May. In addition, the 33 princesses […] Read the full story

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New withholding tables available on; most workers to see bigger paychecks

WASHINGTON, DC — The Internal Revenue Service today released new withholding tables that will result in more take-home pay this spring for millions of American workers. The new tables incorporate the new Making Work Pay credit, one of the key tax provisions included in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 that became law […] Read the full story

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Nominations for Purdue Research Park Entrepreneurship Academy under way

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Indiana high school administrators and teachers have until April 24 to nominate juniors and seniors for the third annual Purdue Research Park Entrepreneurship Academy. Students accepted into the weeklong program will learn what it is like to create a business from the concept to raising funds and creating prototypes. At the […] Read the full story

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PEFCU celebrates Charter Day

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. –- Purdue Employees Federal Credit Union (PEFCU) invites the Greater Lafayette community to visit any PEFCU branch from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., on Wednesday, February 25, to enjoy refreshments and celebrate PEFCU Charter Day. During the 1950s and 1960s, an era when many financial institutions focused on commercial and significant personal […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 July 2020