As summer draws near, many children and young adults are counting down to the close of the school year. For some, that also means planning a graduation party as well as a transition into college. In today’s world of over-the-top occasions as evidenced by shows like “My Super Sweet 16,” it can be easy to…

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Here in the Midwest, it’s finally starting to feel like spring has sprung. In addition to opening windows and breathing in fresh air, many individuals and families find it the perfect time for organizing closets and tending to lawn work. Here are a few tips and ideas that could have your home blooming with peace…

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Although we’ve been fortunate to have had flashes of spring-like weather in the past few weeks, the extended forecast reminds us that winter is anything but over. If you have a car that you rely on as your primary method of transportation, this may be the perfect time to make a few critical adjustments that…

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With spending being so easy, it’s no surprise that saving isn’t. But if you put that money or plastic back in your wallet and say later to the fast food, you could easily open a savings account and start watching that money add up to big savings. The money in your savings account could go…

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How many of you out there know that saving money is just about as simple and easy as the proverbial falling off a log?  We’re not sure how well known it is, but next Monday (Feb. 24) is the start of America Saves Week. America Saves Week, which runs between February 24 and March 1,…

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When Jennifer Lopez sang “My Love Don’t Cost a Thing,” it’s clear she wasn’t thinking back to any of the Valentine’s Day gifts she may have received over the years. In 2014 alone, more than half of Americans (54%) are expected to celebrate the February 14 holiday with their loved ones, spending an average of…

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Update to the weather issues… the snow continues to fall and, in many places, it’s adding up to quite a few inches.  Roads remain hazardous and everyone is still encouraged to stay in and off the streets tomorrow.  With that in mind, Waldo General will be closed Wednesday, February 5. Be safe and don’t go…

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The forecast is for significant snow to fall throughout Missouri tomorrow (Tuesday, Feb. 4). For the safety of our customers and team members all Waldo General stores and the corporate office will be closed.  While we will be closed tomorrow (Tuesday), we hope the weather will cooperate and normal business hours can resume on Wednesday.…

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We’ll hear this phrase just one last time as we wrap up the National Football League season with Super Bowl XLVII. The Seattle Seahawks, led by quarterback Russell Wilson and running back Marshawn Lynch, will take on Peyton Manning’s Denver Broncos, who odds makers currently have favored in the polls, this Sunday, February 2. Regardless…

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