Tag Archive: tips

Oct 09 2015

Holiday Hiring Tips


The holiday season accounts for approximately 20 percent of annual retail sales, and it will be here before you know it. According to the National Retail Federation, holiday sales in 2014 generated $616.1 billion, the highest it has been in several years and a four percent increase over 2013 figures. It’s no surprise then, that …

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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

Selecting a Trustworthy Child Care Provider

By Michele Mills One of the hardest and most important choices working parents can make is deciding who will care for their children while they’re at work. On average, 61 percent of kids under 5 have arrangements for some type of regular childcare. With so many choices, how can you begin to choose what’s right …

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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 17 2015

DPS Offers Tips to Avoid Auto Theft This Summer

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans that vehicle thefts and vehicle burglaries tend to increase during the summer months – especially July and August – and is encouraging individuals to take necessary precautions to protect their vehicles from potential thefts. “The summer months in Texas typically are one of the busiest …

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Jul 06 2015

Tips: Buying a Used Car

By Mechele Agbayani Mills Whether you’re looking for your first car or something more family-friendly, buying a used car can be a hassle. BBB receives daily calls from consumers who question a recent purchase they made or are confused by the used car industry as a whole. What sorts of problems do you look for, …

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Oct 11 2014

Let Them Eat Tips: Marriott’s push to get guests to subsidize its crummy pay for the people who clean hotel rooms is a disgrace.

Just when you thought the plutocratic profiteers running America’s exploitative, low-wage economy couldn’t get any more clueless, self-serving, pious, and mingy — along comes Lady Maria of Marriott, magnanimously saying: “Let them eat tips.” Marriott International supports the political notion that America is divided between a few noble “makers” (like them) and a mass of …

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Apr 05 2013

A plateful of justice: The people who wash your dishes and the folks who cook and serve your food deserve better.

When my father immigrated to the United States from Mexico in the mid-1980s, his first job was washing dishes at a Furr’s Fresh Buffet restaurant in New Mexico. It paid the state mandated minimum wage of $2.90 per hour. My father sent a portion of his scant earnings back to his parents and younger siblings …

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