• October 26, 2016

Money & Finance

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Which Home Upgrades Really Pay Off?

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored by GAF - If you don't care about blowing tens of thousands of dollars on upgrades that add little or nothing to your house's value, you might as well stop reading this and go Google "Pokemon Go" for updates on the latest weird mishaps to befall distracted players. But if you do care -- and you'd especially better if you intend to ever sell -- then Remodeling magazine's annual Cost vs. Value Report for 2016 is must reading.

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Friday 10/21/2016
Reverse Mortgages Can Be a Valuable Retirement Tool
Updated: October 21, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - This article is a paid advertisement. The content was provided by One Reverse Mortgage.

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Wednesday 10/19/2016
4 popular benefits that can help protect your retirement savings
Updated: October 26, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Would you plug a leak if it cost $6 billion a year?

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Medical Identity Theft: Another Reason To Protect Your Wallet
Updated: October 20, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—Cell phone? Check. Credit Card? Check. Health Insurance Card...?

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Tuesday 10/18/2016
A Life Half Full: Aging With Optimism
Updated: October 18, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - As Americans age, one element seems to be key for their mental and physical health: optimism. That's the finding suggested by a new Humana survey, which asked Americans age 60 and over how they perceive the importance of various wellness traits.

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Monday 10/17/2016
Women Face Challenges When It Comes to Health Coverage
Updated: October 17, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Women are often the primary health care decision-makers for their families, but they are far from confident about their ability to pay for health care costs and choose the right insurance plan. According to the Aflac 2016 Open Enrollment Survey, more than 1 in 10 women say they live paycheck to paycheck and nearly half have less than $500 saved. The 2016 Aflac WorkForces Report also revealed that only 26 percent of working women feel prepared to pay the out-of-pocket expenses from an unexpected serious illness or accident.

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Thursday 10/13/2016
New National Survey Finds Americans Have Dim Outlook On K-12 Education, Want School Choice
Updated: October 14, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—The majority of Americans of all ages are pessimistic about the direction in which K-12 education is heading today, and most are supportive of expanding school choice options, according to an annual survey conducted by EdChoice and Braun Research, Inc. The 2016 Schooling in America Survey measures the nation’s public opinion and awareness on a range of K-12 education topics and policies, such as school performance, schooling preferences, educational choice reforms and more.

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Wednesday 10/12/2016
More Parents Saving More Money for College
Updated: October 12, 2016 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) The number of parents saving for college and the amounts they are saving are both at four-year highs, according to “How America Saves for College 2016,” a recent national study by Sallie Mae and conducted by Ipsos.

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Tuesday 10/11/2016
Why Online Banking Makes Financial Cents
Updated: October 11, 2016 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) Driven by lower banking fees, better interest rates on savings accounts, round-the-clock convenience and mobile phone usage, more consumers than ever are doing their banking online than at brick-and-mortar locations.

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Heights Council to consider new Pet Adoption Center
Posted: October 24, 2016

The Harker Heights City Council today will consider authorizing City Manager David Mitchell to negotiate an architectural and engineering contract for an addition to the city’s Pet Adoption Center.

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CTC hosts first-ever alumni reception
Posted: October 19, 2016

The Central Texas College Alumni Association will host its first-ever Alumni of Distinction reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today in the Anderson Campus Center (Building 156) The free event is open to the public.

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