• September 2, 2014

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Planning for life's 'what ifs'

(BPT) - It’s impossible to anticipate what life will throw your way. But still many families spend countless hours considering life’s many “what ifs.” What if we have kids? What if they are not healthy? What if we build a life that requires two salaries to make ends meet? What if we haven’t saved enough for the future? What if something happens to one of us?

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(NAPSI)—You wouldn’t buy laundry detergent without comparing features and prices among brands. Or a smartphone. Or a car.

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Updated: August 29, 2014 - 2:33 am

(NAPSI)—For many, finding and buying the right home is still a big part of the American dream.

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Updated: August 29, 2014 - 2:33 am

(NAPSI)—Whether you call it a second act or an encore career, or it’s just your desire to do a complete 180 in your profession, one thing remains the same: The path to reinvention often means taking your current job skills and giving them a new twist.

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Wednesday 08/27/2014
Shopping for a new vehicle? 5 questions to ask yourself before signing on the dotted line
Updated: September 02, 2014 - 2:33 am

(BPT) - It’s that time again - time to buy a new car. Maybe you’re excited because you’ve been dreaming of getting new wheels for a long time now. Or maybe you’re nervous; buying a car is a big financial commitment and you want to make sure you do your homework. If you fall into this second group, don’t worry; these five simple questions can help you find a vehicle that fits your lifestyle.

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Tuesday 08/26/2014
Growing up financially smart: prepaid cards provide college students security, convenience
Updated: August 26, 2014 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - This fall, college students around the country will take their first steps toward financial independence. For many young adults, the college years are the first time they are responsible for managing and budgeting their money. With a combination of funds from jobs, their families and student loans, students need to find a safe and easy way to spend, budget and save.

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Stop loan scammers and bogus bill collectors with these tips
Updated: August 27, 2014 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - In the United States, federal and state consumer collection laws forbid debt collectors from using unfair, deceptive, and abusive means to collect debt. Unfortunately, that fact doesn’t stop scammers from using threats of arrest and jail time to coerce victims into paying bogus bills they don’t owe.

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Thursday 08/21/2014
New coaching program helps people living with multiple sclerosis improve financial wellness
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Suzanne is a Las Vegas resident who spent nearly three decades fundraising for museums and universities until a multiple sclerosis (MS) diagnosis in July of 2012 changed her life. Now MS keeps her from working full-time.

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Wednesday 08/20/2014
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Updated: August 21, 2014 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) - When it comes to paying for college education, careful planning and budgeting are musts.

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Car dealership to host tribute to fallen officers
Posted: September 01, 2014

Freedom Jeep Chrysler will host a tribute to fallen law enforcement officers from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 27 at 3602 E. Central Texas Expressway, Killeen.

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Bob Gilmore Senior Center events include movie, bingo
Posted: September 01, 2014

“A Little Romance,” starring Laurence Olivier, will be playing at noon Tuesday at the Bob Gilmore Senior Center. Popcorn served.

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