• October 24, 2014

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Millennial Mortgage Myths Debunked: A New Light On Homeownership

(NAPSI)—The American Dream may have looked like more of a nightmare to the millions of millennials who entered the workforce in recent years—but there could be good news.

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Tuesday 10/21/2014
Small businesses: Are you ready for 2014 filing deadlines?
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - For small businesses, January’s arrival usually brings one very important task: issuing W-2s and 1099 forms to employees and independent contractors. The good news is this year, due to the typical filing date of Jan. 31 falling on a weekend, businesses have a built-in buffer and a couple extra days to complete these tax reporting documents.

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3 things you need to know before starting a home-based business
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - About 16 million Americans work from home – a number that Global Workplace Analytics expects will increase by 63 percent over the next five years. In fact, every 12 seconds someone starts a new home-based business in the United States, according to Business for Home. Access to new technology, increased job flexibility and a higher earning potential are just some of the reasons many entrepreneurs consider a home-based business more rewarding than the typical corporate cubical.

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Monday 10/20/2014
Saving for Retirement Through Different Stages of Your Career
Updated: October 20, 2014 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint)  Most Americans are taking a careful and deliberate approach when it comes to their retirement plans, according to the recent Measuring Optimism, Outlook and Direction (M.O.O.D.) of America Survey conducted by Lincoln Financial Group. Among those who feel prepared, 77 percent believe they have saved enough to cover retirement expenses and 64 percent expect to be debt free during retirement.

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Take action today to help better prepare you for retirement [Infographic]
Posted: October 20, 2014

(BPT) - Planning for retirement starts now. During National Save for Retirement Week - Oct. 19-25 - take steps toward a more secure retirement by increasing the contributions you make to your retirement plan. “Upping” the amount you contribute today can help you better prepare for your retirement.

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Friday 10/17/2014
Could you use $100,000 in extra Social Security benefits? Where to find it
Updated: October 18, 2014 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Did you know there are more than 8,000 ways a married couple can file for Social Security benefits?

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Thursday 10/16/2014
Five Tips On Making College Affordable
Updated: October 17, 2014 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—When it comes to college, many economists say, you can’t afford not to go. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, over a working life, high school graduates can expect to earn, on average, $1.2 million; those with a bachelor’s degree, $2.1 million; and people with a master’s degree, $2.5 million.

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Live Long And Prosper? Yes, It's Possible
Updated: October 17, 2014 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—Life expectancy in the United States is increasing. According to government data, today’s 65-year-old will likely live beyond age 85, and a little more for women, who tend to live longer than men. By 2040, 79 million Americans will be 65 or older, nearly double the size of that age group today.

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Wednesday 10/15/2014
3 empowering reasons why women can be better investors
Updated: October 22, 2014 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Despite the earning power of today’s women, many still shy away from investing and long-term planning. One of the reasons may be a lack of confidence. A 2014 report by the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies found that half of women say they are not confident about the ability to retire comfortably.

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Cove fire hydrant tests could discolor water for residents
Posted: October 24, 2014

The Copperas Cove Fire Department will perform annual maintenance on city fire hydrants through Dec. 31.

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Comptroller candidate to appear at Wurstfest
Posted: October 24, 2014

The Democratic Women’s Association of Lampasas will hold its second annual Wurstfest at 1 p.m. Saturday at the home of member Ellen McFarland.

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