Time Banking Takes Off in Tough Economy

After the recession unexpectedly sent her retirement portfolio into a nose dive, 61-year-old Judy Capel found herself forced to make cuts to her budget, eliminating home repairs like fixing her leaky kitchen sink, getting her windows washed and repairing broken shelves in the living room. "Right now, they would not get repaired," Capel said. "I mean, I just absolutely cannot afford that." So instead of getting out her wallet, Capel turned to a time bank -- a program that allows her to...Full Story
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