Tag Archive: finances

Dec 08 2011

Later-life marriages

By Jason Alderman Couples who marry as young adults usually don’t bring a lot of financial baggage to the table. But what if you’re getting married in your 40s, 50s or later – after divorce, children and years of building assets have complicated your economic situation? Do you and your spouse-to-be have a game plan …

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Nov 03 2011

Budget now for holiday spending

By Jason Alderman It’s tough sticking to your budget any time of year, but the holiday season presents special challenges with so many unexpected expenses and temptations. If you sometimes fall prey to holiday overspending, you might want to look for year-round small spending cuts in other areas of your life that, when added together, …

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Jun 29 2011

Civic finances holding steady

Fitch Ratings has given the City of Longview a AA score in financial stability.  This score credits the city with a “diverse economic base” as well as “well-maintained financial operations characterized by healthy reserve balances and strong liquidity.”  City Manager David Willard explained the significance of this evaluation. “This rating reaffirms the financial health of …

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