• September 18, 2014

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Prevent Your Heating Bills from Going Through the Roof

(StatePoint) Heating your home can be a costly endeavor. But you don’t have to make your family suffer in shivering silence to save some money. There are plenty of steps you can take to optimize your heating efforts, as well as prep your home for several months of cool weather.

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Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

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Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

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Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

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Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




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Thursday 09/11/2014
College May Cost Less Than Parents Think—And A Degree Pays Off
Updated: September 12, 2014 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—Parents who hope to provide their children with a college education may feel overwhelmed by the cost of higher education and reports have stated that only about half those who start college graduate. But rather than giving up, they may want to investigate further, because beneath the headlines lies a more complex reality. What’s more, parents who start saving early—and strategically—can amass a sizable college fund without busting the family budget.

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The Law That Protects Your Benefits
Updated: September 12, 2014 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—Over the past 40 years, many workers have taken on what can seem like a second job: the responsibility of planning for their own retirement.

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A Quick Selective Service Quiz
Updated: September 12, 2014 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—Many are surprised when they learn they don’t know as much about the Selective Service and the law as they thought they did. To help, here is a quick quiz with some fast facts.

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A Good Friend To America Is A Good Neighbor To Africa
Updated: September 12, 2014 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—Government officials and business leaders from nearly 50 African countries gathered in Washington, D.C. on August 4-6 for the first-ever U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.

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Wednesday 09/10/2014
Childproof your finances: Tips for new parents
Updated: September 17, 2014 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Whether welcoming a newborn, adopting a child or becoming a stepparent for the first time, bringing a child into your life means big changes - and a big impact on your finances.

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Wednesday 09/03/2014
Your credit scores: What you don't know could cost you
Updated: September 10, 2014 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - Do you know what your credit scores are? If you don’t, you’re not alone. In fact, many people know very little about their credit scores, what they are or how they work. And they certainly don’t understand that having low credit scores can have a big impact on their future.

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Tuesday 09/02/2014
Planning for life's 'what ifs'
Updated: September 09, 2014 - 2:31 am

(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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Thursday 08/28/2014
Compare When You Shop For Financial Products
Updated: August 29, 2014 - 2:33 am

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

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Public invited to Dems’ meeting Saturday
Posted: September 16, 2014

The executive committee of the Bell County Democrats will meet from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at Agri-Life Extension, 1605 N. Main St., Belton.

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Voter registration planned at 2 local Wal-Mart stores
Posted: September 16, 2014

Bell County Deputy Registrars Kathy Bradley and Verda Jarmon will be at the Killeen Wal-Mart from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Thursday registering local residents to vote.

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