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When We Paid Away Their Layaways Something Magical Happened...

Leigh M. Clark | Posted 12.18.2016 | Good News
Leigh M. Clark

This holiday season has been more memorable than years past. As I've done for a number of years, I've been doing a Random Act of Kindness every day b...

If We All Do This One Thing During the Holidays... It Will Be Epic!

Leigh M. Clark | Posted 11.24.2016 | Good News
Leigh M. Clark

Often, layaways need to be paid by December 14th. This means we've got just a couple of weeks to band together to do something truly amazing for some unsuspecting families. Working together, we can light up the faces of so many moms, dads, husbands, wives, friends, and partners by giving them the gift of joy this holiday season.

The Waiting Game in the Music Industry

Patrick Hess | Posted 04.06.2015 | Entertainment
Patrick Hess

It was during this conversation that I witnessed Spencer's eyes sparkle in a different way. For him, he knew that he had ability and some talent. He also knew he wasn't a prodigy. For Spencer, he came to understand that this mentor was talking about the layaway plan.

'Angel' Quietly Pays Off All Of Store's Layaway Gifts With $50,000 Donation

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.29.2014 | Impact

Breaking: Santa has been spotted in a Pennsylvania Walmart. Or so it seems. According to the chain's Silver Springs Commons store, an anonymous ...

Layaway Angels Share the Wealth

Amy Wilks | Posted 02.15.2015 | Impact
Amy Wilks

As millions of families find themselves struggling this year to offer gifts to their loved ones, one thing is clear: The spirit of Christmas is alive and well in numerous communities throughout the United States.

It's Better to Give Than to Receive

Dean Dauphinais | Posted 02.14.2015 | Good News
Dean Dauphinais

Paying off a complete stranger's layaway account is something my wife and I first did three years ago.

Anonymous Donor's Immense Generosity Will Put Your Faith Back In Santa

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 12.19.2013 | Good News

One generous man is giving Santa Claus a run for his money this year. On Dec. 6, an anonymous donor -- popularly called "Secret Santa" -- gave a ...

Be a Hero This Holiday Season -- Cape Not Included

Dave Girgenti | Posted 02.27.2015 | Impact
Dave Girgenti

Every once in a while, we come across real-life heroes. Your average, un-extraordinary person, who does an extraordinary deed which positively impacts someone's life. Wish Upon a Hero relies on just this type of person.

Layaway Plans: What You Need to Know | Posted 11.04.2012 | Money

September has only just begun, but holiday layaway plans are already making the news. Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, recently announced plansto extend its holiday layaway program by a month this year, in addition to tripling its service fee from $5 to $15.

Layaway Angels

Diane Dimond | Posted 02.26.2012 | Impact
Diane Dimond

Across the country a small army of Americans have been quietly helping the less fortunate feel the true meaning of Christmas. These soldiers arrive without being asked and give even though no one makes a request.

Layaway Is Making A Comeback Amid Credit Crisis

The Wall Street Journal | MIGUEL BUSTILLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Layaway, a payment practice that was made popular during the Great Depression but nearly became extinct due to the instant gratification of credit car...

Recession Rhinoplasties and Low-Cash Flow Lipo

Leslie Goldman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leslie Goldman

A single gallon of gas in Chicago currently costs most than a sandwich, chips and a Coke. A ticket to fly -- coach! -- to my brother in LA is over $40...