Tag Archive: investment

May 12 2014

Skipping college might cost you $8K

It might be the hottest question in higher education today: Is a college degree still worth its cost? Despite soaring tuitions, a new study from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco finds, the general answer is yes: The average U.S. college graduate can expect to earn at least $800,000 more than the average high school graduate …

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Oct 30 2013

FINANCIAL FREEDOM COURSE coming Tuesday night

Starting on Tuesday night, November 5th, I will teach the four-week “Financial Freedom Course” at the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church located at 323 S. Court St in Longview.  I will be teaching from 6-8 P.M. each Tuesday evening in November.  A nursery will be provided.  The course is free to members of Bethel Baptist, and …

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Mar 27 2013

Forward Thinking Tax Policy: Give Texas a Competitive Tech Edge

When businesses look to Texas, they see a leader among the states economically. Our job creation and business-friendly climate is legendary. Other states yearn for the Texas advantage, but in many cases, twenty states plus the District of Columbia, our competition is well ahead of the game when it comes to attracting the engine of …

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Feb 07 2012

Can you start investing with a small amount of money?

By Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz Dear Carrie: Please help. I don’t have a clue as to how to invest my small amount of money. Also, I don’t understand what people mean by “long term” or “short term” in actual years. —A Reader Dear Reader: When you’re just starting out, investing can seem a bit daunting. And in …

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Jan 11 2012

Understanding the Kiddie Tax

By Terry Savage   Consider this news to be another step in the Tax Accountants Full Employment Act. The latest change in the tax law: The “Kiddie Tax” now applies to much older kids! The new tax law puts a crimp in the plans of wealthy parents who had planned to gift highly appreciated stocks …

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Oct 06 2011

Gold-related investment scams

By Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott For centuries, gold has been one of the world’s most popular investments. Long sought-after for coins and jewelry, gold’s demand further increased as the tech revolution required gold for medical devices, cell phones and computers. In recent years, investors worldwide have flocked to the precious metal as a safe …

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Sep 14 2011

The power of compounding

By Jason Alderman I wish I had learned about the power of compounding a long time ago. As a kid I walked dogs in the neighborhood, earning $5 a week. If I’d started investing that weekly $5 from age nine until 65, it would have grown to $254,000, assuming an 8 percent return. Unfortunately, I …

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