Tag Archive: money

Aug 08 2015

Dear Alma

Wedding rings on a dictionary showing the word infidelity

Dear Alma, I’m starting to feel used. When I go out with the woman I’m seeing, she never offers to pay. She orders drinks and appetizers and extras like there’s no tomorrow, and when the bill comes, it just lies there on the table like a dead rat until I reach over and pick it …

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Aug 08 2015

Discriminatory Lending Honda Finance Division Makes $25 Million Settlement

Honda Motors

By Nicole James Scott/North Dallas Gazette After a probe by the Department of Justice American Honda Finance will pay $24 million to African-American, Hispanic and Asian and Pacific Islanders who were overcharged higher interest rates on car loans. An additional $1 million will be paid to fund a consumer financial program. According to the DOJ …

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Aug 06 2015

Tax Free Weekend Nears


Tax Free Weekend Nears Six Steps to Prepare for Tax-Free Weekend and Back-to-School Shopping Texas CPAs offer tips to prepare for and save money on back-to-school expenses With tax-free weekend just a few days away (August 7-9), Texas CPAs share six tips to help you save money and prepare for back-to-school shopping. Tip #1: Do …

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Aug 01 2015

Dealing with Donald Trump

By Star Parker A businessman once told me that in business, when things are not working, sometimes you have to “throw a brick through the window.” Sometimes shock is the only thing that will shake up an entrenched status quo. A brick smashing through glass might be the only thing that will get attention. Donald …

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Jul 25 2015

Effective Promotion Leads to Success

By Mechele Mills In over 25 years of managing and consulting organizations of all sizes, business owners have shared with me a multitude of the challenges they face. One of the items with which business owners seem to have the most struggle is promoting their company. Regardless of whether the business provides the finest product …

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Jul 23 2015

IRS SCAMMERS: Five Ways to Know if There’s an IRS Imposter on the Phone

DALLAS — The Internal Revenue Service issued a consumer alert providing taxpayers with additional tips to protect themselves from telephone scam artists calling and pretending to be with the IRS. These callers may demand money or may say you have a refund due. Bottom line—they try to trick you into sharing private information. These con …

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Jul 23 2015

Texas Family Caregivers Provide $35 Billion

New report reveals stress on family caregivers’ health and finances; identifies policies to help support caregivers AUSTIN, Texas — Family caregivers in Texas provided 3.1 billion hours of care—worth an estimated $35 billion—to their parents, spouses, partners, and other adult loved ones in 2013, according to AARP Public Policy Institute’s new report, Valuing the Invaluable: …

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Jul 19 2015

Congress Urges Stronger Actions Against Payday Loan Vendors

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will provide $32 million in relief to consumers who were caught in a maze of charges and fees designed to trap them in payday loans they never authorized. The enforcement action announced July 7, affects two lenders based in Kansas City, Mo. who operated as many as 16 different businesses …

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