Tag Archive: save

Apr 10 2012

Smith County saves thousands

Smith County reports an additional $62,000 in liability reduction to date, due to the award winning County’s Compensatory Time Management Program the Smith County Auditor’s office reported on Thursday, April 5. The Smith County Compensatory Time Management Program began in 2008 as a joint effort of the Auditor’s Office and Sheriff’s Department, to reduce the …

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Apr 10 2012

Knowing which financial records to save, toss

By Jason Alderman If the memory of hours spent hunting for and organizing paperwork to file your taxes is still fresh, think about doing some financial spring cleaning so next year’s tax preparation won’t be such an ordeal. Many people hold onto mounds of receipts and account statements because they’re not sure when it’s safe …

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Feb 14 2012

Simple ways to save $7,000

By Tawra Kellam Many of us often feel overwhelmed by debt and don’t know how to start climbing out of it. For others it’s a misconception that the more money you earn the easier it is to save. Tawra and Michael Kellam paid off $20,000 of credit card debt and medical bills in 5 years …

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Feb 07 2012

Take ‘America Saves Week’ to heart

By Jason Alderman After four years of coping with a stagnant economy, probably the last thing you want to hear is how important it is to sock away money for a rainy day – you already know that. But hear me out, just in case. Those who struggle with long-term unemployment or under-employment often simply …

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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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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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Jun 29 2011

SWEPCO lists summer energy saving tips

“Hot summer weather is here with temperatures near 100 degrees or above and high humidity make you eager to stay cool but save energy at the same time,” says Scott McCloud, SWEPCO spokesman. SWEPCO customers can save money on their summer bills by following these energy tips to reduce electric usage in the home,” adds …

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Feb 09 2011

Feeling the pinch? Try these belt-tightening tips

Between holiday shopping bills now coming due, increased winter heating bills and the upcoming income tax season, many people are feeling the pinch. Your best bet for getting back on track is probably to trim expenses. Here are several ideas – big and small – that might do the trick: • Lower your thermostat. Each …

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