Cost-Effective Baking

Banana bread is the perfect comfort food and any level of baker can achieve a nice loaf. Most banana bread recipes out there vary slightly, from the type of fat introduced to whether it utilizes granulated sugar or a bit of brown sugar, but there are a few key universal steps that apply when making banana bread. For delicious banana bread, make sure that you use super ripe bananas. The best bananas for banana bread have a few or a lot of brown spots on the peel. If your bananas need some help ripening, put them in the oven with the peel on for a few minutes at 300 degrees.

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Episode 1

Knowing how to check your credit score and how to establish a credit security freeze are important ways to control one’s own finances. Barbara Martinez, a financial coach from Heartland Alliance shares important first steps to reclaiming one’s own finances.

Cost-Effective Baking Episode 1
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  • How do I check my credit? AnnualCreditReport.com, Equifax.com, Experian.com, Transunion.com
  • How do I put a credit security freeze on my credit? Contact (3) credit reporting agencies Equifax 1-800-685-1111, Experian 1-888-397-3742, and TransUnion 1-800-680-7289 to request security freeze. This is free of charge.