Category Archive: Business/Financial

Mar 21 2015

The Student Debt Time Bomb

Indebted Students Are a Force to Be Reckoned With   By Chuck Collins There’s a generational time-bomb ticking — and the student debt crisis is the trip wire. Adults under 35 disproportionately bear the brunt of escalating inequality. America’s educated youth are graduating into an economy with stagnant wages and a torn safety net. Federal …

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Mar 05 2015

Working Ladies Support Casa

Real Working Women of East Texas have scheduled their second annual Mix & Mingle With a Twist get together for Saturday, March 7 at the East Texas Builders Association. Admission will start at 7:00p.m. The program will commence at 8:00. VIPs will be in attendance as Councilwoman Kristin Ishihara, City Administrator Mary Ann Miller and area …

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Feb 23 2015

Time is Running Out

Time is running out for farmers and ranchers that want to participate in the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) this year. February 27th is the deadline for the 2015 round. Producers should visit their local NRCS office before that date to initiate the application process. The CSP rewards farmers, ranchers, and foresters for maintaining existing conservation …

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Feb 14 2015

Poverty: Not A State Of Mind

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist The racial differential in the poverty rate is staggering. Last time I checked, about 12 percent people in the United States, one in eight people are poor. Depending on race and ethnicity, however, poverty is differently experienced. Fewer than one in 10 Whites are poor; more than one in four …

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Feb 01 2015

TAX ID THEFT

Texas Ranks Eighth In Theft Complaints To coincide with Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, the AARP Fraud Watch Network is launching an education effort to help people protect themselves from tax scams, releasing a new video, a tip sheet and encouraging people to take advantage of AARP’s free tax preparation services. Many taxpayers are putting …

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Jan 12 2015

Dan Patrick Shares Vision

Dan Patrick, Texas Lieutenant Governor – elect, held a press conference where he shared his vision for the Texas Senate and the upcoming 84th Legislative Session. “My mission this morning was to outline my vision for Texas – what the voters elected me to do, including 46% of all Hispanic voters in Texas in the …

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Jan 08 2015

Smart Moves for Transitioning Vets

Predatory lending, home, disability, and health issues threatens our veterans   By Jason Alderman The latest generations of veterans face a particularly complicated financial picture, attributed to multiple deployments, a tough civilian economy, predatory lending threats at home and disability and health issues. That’s why the Veterans Financial Coalition (http://www.veteransfinancialcoalition.org) was formed in June 2014 …

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Jan 06 2015

How to Dress for Success in the New Year

By StatePoint Media When it comes to professional success, the way you present yourself in the workplace should complement the quality of your work. Whether you are looking to advance your career or simply make a great impression, a useful New Year’s resolution is to refine your office look and style — take everything into …

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