Category Archive: Business/Financial

Nov 22 2014

Good Cyber Security Habits are Essential During the Holidays

Story By StatePoint Media With so many new methods for cyber theft, it is important to remember to take extra  steps to protect your bank accounts and money this season, as criminals look to take advantage of the increased spending activity. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to protect your identity and your wallet. …

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Nov 16 2014

Chamber Announces Partnership

The Longview Chamber of Commerce is excited to partner with Pine Tree ISD as they bring the Young Entrepreneur Academy (YEA!) into the classroom of high school students.  With the collaboration of the two entities, 21 students will have the opportunity to participate in the YEA! program. As students in the Academy, each will have …

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Nov 09 2014

Transportation funding

Texas voters sends clear message for transportation funding       Voters in Texas yesterday sent a clear message that road improvements are very important for economic development, safety and quality of life. By voting in support of Proposition 1, voters decided that a portion of oil and gas tax revenues should be deposited into …

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Nov 05 2014

For Profit Online Colleges Flunk Common Sense

ITT Technical Institute, CEO Kevin Monday earned $8.76 million in 2012. DeVry University President Daniel Hamburger earned $6.4 million in 2012. The Apollo Group, which includes the University of Phoenix, paid Gregory Cappelli $4.54 million in 2013, and the Chairman Emeritus received nearly $7 million each year in 2012 and 2013.         …

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Nov 01 2014

Debate Rages Over Guardrails: Safety remains top priority says TxDOT

On October 24, Texas-based Trinity Industries, Inc. announced it will halt shipments of its ET-Plus highway guardrail system after losing a massive lawsuit for misleading regulators. A jury in federal district court in Marshall, Texas awarded a plaintiff a $175 million settlement after a whistle-blower told a judge the company changed the design of caps that affix …

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Oct 24 2014

Longview’s future takes shape

October 28, a Tuesday, is the day to for the public to have a say in how the city of Longview will start to move forward into the new year and beyond. The Longview Comprehensive Plan Committee invites everyone in Longview, to come and give feedback about a draft document that will have great import …

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Oct 14 2014

New Car: How to Pay Less

Late last year, my wife and I were in the unenviable position of needing to shop for a new car, since the used car lease I’d assumed was about to expire. I knew it would probably have to last until my kids were well into college, so I spent a long time investigating how to …

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Oct 11 2014

Tax Benefits

For millions of Americans, 2015 open enrollment for employer-provided benefits is right around the corner. While it may be tempting to simply opt for the same coverage you have this year, doing so could cost you hundreds – or thousands – of dollars in tax savings. Have I captured your attention? Find out if your …

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