Category Archive: Business/Financial

Aug 10 2016

OTB Opens

Adds 150 Jobs, Still Hiring By Keisha Roland On the Border (OTB), a casual restaurant chain featuring Tex-Mex standards such as fajitas, burritos & grilled meats officially opened its location at 200 W Loop 281, located in front of the Longview Mall JC Penny’s parking lot. The restaurant marked the event with a Longview Chamber …

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Aug 03 2016

Home Sales Up

Texas home sales and prices experienced strong gains in the second quarter of 2016, according to the 2016-Q2 Texas Quarterly Housing Report released today by the Texas Association of Realtors. “The last few months have been one of the strongest starts to the summer selling season in the history of Texas real estate,” said Leslie …

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Jul 26 2016

Record Bank Profits and the American Dream Foreclosed

Washington is refusing to make the banks eat the debt bubble they created. By Mike Prokosch JP Morgan Chase launched the 2010 Wall Street Bonus Sweepstakes last month. The bank is still losing money on consumer services, but well-heeled investors and financial traders more than made up the difference. The bank announced $11.7 billion in …

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Jun 22 2016

Apple Busted

Texas E-book purchasers to receive $33M Texas consumers who have purchased electronic books (E-books) should begin receiving account credits or checks this week as a result of the successful prosecution of a price-fixing case against Apple, Inc. “This is the final chapter in this long-fought litigation with Texas leading the pursuit of justice for consumers …

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Jun 22 2016

Facing Mass Killers

Employer to Teach Active Shooter Response Training Mechele Mills In light of the increasing number of mass shootings in the U.S., most recently in Orlando, FL, BBB felt it appropriate to offer the following tips on how to keep your employees safe should your organization ever be faced with an active shooter situation. It is …

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Jun 15 2016

Living the American Dream

By Keisha Roland Travis Mortgage Company recently had a ribbon cutting with the Longview Chamber of Commerce. The sun was blazing, while the pit smoked with scrumptious delicacies and music played in the background. The company is in business to make homeownership a reality. They believe in serving the community and understand the commitment in …

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Jan 13 2016

BBB Warns East Texas Residents about Dishonest Door-to-Door Roofing Companies

Area home owners are being warned about a door-to-door roofing company which reportedly swindled a property owner out of hundreds of dollars. Storm chasers and other door-to-door salespeople often peddle dubious deals that may be costly to homeowners and create serious headaches, often requiring advance payment and making big promises on which they have no …

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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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