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May 03 2013

Lone Star State: Charity Scams

It’s sad but true. Following major disasters and tragedies, scam artists impersonate charities to steal money or get private information from well-intentioned taxpayers. Fraudulent schemes involve solicitations by phone, social media, email or in-person. Scam artists use a variety of tactics. Some operate bogus charities that contact people by telephone to solicit money or financial …

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Jul 16 2012

Chamber exec to attend marketing conference

Paul Anderson, Senior Vice President and Director of where to buy cialis cheap Communications, for the Longview Chamber of Commerce will attend the 2012 Destination Marketing Association International Conference July 16-July 18 in Seattle. As the world’s largest and most reliable resource for official destination marketing operations (DMOs), Destination Marketing Association International is dedicated to …

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Jul 16 2012

Consumer Alert: Utility bill payment scam

A new identity theft scam that is sweeping the country claims that Americans can get federal financial assistance to help cover the cost of their utility bills. Using in-person solicitations, social media, fliers, viagra canada phone calls and text messages, scammers are contacting customers and claiming that a new federal program established by the Obama …

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Jul 16 2012

Why you need a Social Media Will

By Jason Alderman By most estimates, over half of adult Americans haven’t written a will stating how their assets should be distributed after death. Fewer still have bothered to appoint someone to make financial and health care decisions on their behalf should they become incapacitated. And now we can add another necessary, but probably overlooked …

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Dec 15 2011

Home security compromised

By Eric Garner/Special to ETR Lock the doors… check. Close all windows, upstairs and down… check.  Leave a key with Bob next door… check. Just when you thought you had mastered the art of burglar-proofing your home, a new danger has emerged that could compromise the safety of your residence this holiday season. And that …

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Sep 27 2011

Airing one’s dirty laundry takes new meaning

By James J. Jackson As a father and grandfather, I am well aware that young people, more often than not, will discount the counsel of their elders as irrelevant, naïve, and ‘old-fashioned’- certainly not something to apply to their lives. Often, they will listen to and trust other entities, such as TV, friends, the Internet, …

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