Category Archive: Business/Financial

Sep 15 2014

Uninsured Youth

In their quest to land a job, any job, many young adults will sacrifice what used to be called “fringe benefits” to gain a foot in the door. But many entry-level jobs either offer no healthcare benefits, or the employee’s cost share is prohibitive for someone barely making minimum wage. Add to the equation that …

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Sep 08 2014

Importing Beef

Fort Worth, Texas – Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association President Pete Bonds has made the following statement after the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) published a rule proposal in the federal register on Friday that would allow the importation of fresh or frozen beef from Northern …

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Sep 05 2014

Buckle Up for Life

Toyota is the world’s top automaker. One of their slogans is “Let’s Go Places.” The automaker takes the consumer places with a full line of Toyota, Lexus and Scion vehicles. Toyota also takes communities to a safe place, a place where community partnerships are helping to save the lives of many children. Why? “We want …

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Sep 02 2014

Low rates announced

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs announced today’s sale of $5.4 billion in Texas Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes (TRANs) received an interest rate of 0.1326 percent — the lowest rate ever received for the state’s one-year notes. “The best ratings from Wall Street ratings firms and strong demand for Texas notes helped drive down the borrowing …

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Sep 01 2014

$3 Million to roads

The Smith County Commissioners Court voted to approve the Fiscal Year 2015 County Budget on Tuesday. The budget includes a slight tax rate increase from .323564 to .33, which is projected to generate $915,884 in additional revenue that will be dedicated solely to road projects. For the average-priced home of $144,817, the annual increase in …

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Aug 25 2014

TB&T raises $200K

Texas Bank and Trust invited the community out to give Buckner their best shot at the 15th Annual Texas Bank and Trust Sporting Clays Challenge. A total of $204,000 was raised to help support Buckner programs in Longview. “Thank you to everyone who came out and made this year’s sporting clays challenge our most successful …

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Aug 19 2014

Following your moves

By now, you’ve probably heard about the Big Three credit bureaus (Equifax, Experian and TransUnion), which monitor your financial history and issue credit reports and credit scores to potential lenders. But did you know that there are dozens of other specialty consumer reporting agencies that track your history for activities that may not appear on …

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