Tag Archive: money

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 30 2014

Perry hams it up

Lawyers will tell you that any good prosecutor could convince a grand jury to indict a ham sandwich. Well, meet that ham sandwich: Governor Rick Perry. He’s a real ham — only not as smart. A Texas grand jury indicted Perry, charging the Republican with official abuse of power. Specifically, he’s accused of threatening to …

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Jul 30 2014

Scammers: Cut the line on scammers posing as IRS employees

If there’s an issue with your federal taxes, you’ll initially receive a letter or notice in the mail from the IRS. Don’t fall for scam artists on the Internet or over the telephone.  Real IRS employees have badge numbers. Ask the caller for his or her badge number, and then call 1-800-829-1040 to confirm it. Sometimes …

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Jul 08 2014

Dollars and sense:Financial Review at Mid-Year

How is your financial year going? Are you on target with your goals? Halfway through the year is a good time to assess where you are, and where you’re going. Here are some suggestions: • Have you started putting money away for the holidays? No, it’s not too early to start. Saving money each month …

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Jul 06 2014

“Watch your car month” informs drivers about preventing vehicle crimes

What is important to you? Is it your family, home, pets, money, security or other possessions? Did you know that if your vehicle is stolen or burglarized, all those things can also be threatened? In other words, crimes against a vehicle may be only the first in a string of criminal acts that directly affect …

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Jun 21 2014

What democrats can learn from Cantor’s loss

David Brat, the man who unexpectedly defeated Eric Cantor in a recent Republican primary, is an ideologue. That should be a source of encouragement for candidates on the populist left — but not for the reasons you might think. Brat is a professor whose college chair is endowed with libertarian money and ran a campaign …

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