• February 19, 2017

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Five Reasons You Need Cell Phone Insurance Now

(NewsUSA) - Not long ago we only used cell phones to make calls or send cryptic, short-hand text messages. Now, we rely on our phones for storing our contacts and calendar appointments, watching videos, checking email, managing our connected devices and, of course, keeping up on social media. In fact, phones have become such a crucial part of our lives that many people sleep with them.

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Wednesday 02/15/2017
5 reasons why talking about money can enhance a relationship
Updated: February 19, 2017 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Thinking about combining finances with your significant other? Whether you’re getting married or just thinking about getting serious, talking about money can help couples understand each other and avoid unhappy surprises down the road. Here are five reasons why talking about money can enhance a relationship.

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Thursday 02/09/2017
What Would You Have to Give Up to Pay for An Unexpected Hospital Visit?
Updated: February 09, 2017 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - We may all be one stomach bug away from an unexpected hospital visit. Accidents and illnesses can occur without warning, wreaking havoc on finances and negatively impacting everyday life, even with health insurance.

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Estate Plans: You're Not Doing Anyone a Favor by Avoiding the Subject
Updated: February 10, 2017 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Do your kids realize just how much money you're really worth once all your assets are added up?

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Wednesday 02/08/2017
Want To Go Back To School? Here's How To Get Started
Updated: February 09, 2017 - 2:32 am

(NAPSI)—In the 2016−17 school year, colleges and universities are expected to award more than a million bachelor’s degrees alone.1 Under these graduates’ seemingly identical caps and gowns are men and women with incredibly different stories, struggles and accomplishments—many don’t fit the “traditional” mold of a college graduate. For example, some of these students have full-time jobs or families to care for and some already have decades of work experience under their belts.

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How To Go Public
Posted: February 08, 2017

(NAPSI)—Here’s good news for businesses of all sizes and the people who work for them: Companies can raise capital to invest for growth and expansion—and unlike with bank loans and the like, this money doesn’t have to be paid back. What’s more, it’s all perfectly legal.

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Monday 02/06/2017
Uncle Sam Wants You To Save For Retirement
Updated: February 07, 2017 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—If you ever feel your finances are too stretched to save for retirement, you're not alone—and there could be good news for you. The Saver's Credit—a little-known tax credit made available by the IRS to eligible taxpayers—could make saving for retirement more affordable than you think. It may reduce your federal income taxes when you save for retirement through a qualified retirement plan or an Individual Retirement Account (IRA).

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Software Or Tax Pro: What The Difference Can Mean For You
Updated: February 07, 2017 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—According to the National Taxpayer Advocate, nearly 60 percent of taxpayers hire paid preparers to do their taxes. With all the tax software programs out there, why do so many people turn to a professional?

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Friday 02/03/2017
CME Group Competition Brings Trading to The Classroom
Updated: February 03, 2017 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - University students around the world can test their trading skills in CME Group's 14th Annual Trading Challenge next month -- and could walk away with $1,500 in prize money and a trip to Chicago.

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Stop the Violence event set for today
Posted: February 18, 2017

Rico Harrison, a longtime resident of Killeen who works in the area, will host a Stop the Violence barbecue this afternoon to help encourage conversation among local residents.

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Driver involved in crash at Harker Heights school taken to hospital
Posted: February 17, 2017

HARKER HEIGHTS — A car crash in the parking lot at Harker Heights High School on Thursday damaged 10 cars, including the vehicle that apparently caused the crash, according to police spokesman Sgt. Steven Miller.

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