• January 18, 2017

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Tech Goals to Save Money and Make Life Easier

(StatePoint) These days, the average consumer needs to budget for a variety of tech-related expenses -- from data plans to cable bills. These monthly expenses quickly add up.

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Thursday 01/12/2017
Paying for college: Options reduce need for student loans
Updated: January 18, 2017 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - While only a fortunate few students can expect a free college education by winning full academic or athletic scholarships, everyone can take advantage of a combination of academic aid, grants, fellowships, work-study and student loans to pay for a four-year degree, says Peter Gayle, a vice president for Prudential Advisors. Unfortunately, many prospective students and their families often don’t know where to look.

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Wellness Program Rewards Healthy New Year's Goals
Updated: January 12, 2017 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - As we start the New Year, we have thoughts and make plans about resolutions. Many people with health-focused resolutions will head to the gym for a workout, turn to a weight-loss program or swap soda for water.

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Monday 01/09/2017
4 life changes that affect your taxes and how to tackle them
Updated: January 10, 2017 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Life changes often mean tax changes. Whether it’s getting married, buying or selling a home, moving abroad or having a baby, misunderstanding the tax and financial implications of these life changes can lead to taxpayers making mistakes or leaving money on the table.

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One New Year's Resolution You Don't Have to Keep to Be a Winner
Updated: January 09, 2017 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Looking for a resolution that can literally pay off even if you wind up not keeping it? Think your finances.

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Friday 01/06/2017
Top 5 tips for doing your own taxes
Updated: January 10, 2017 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - With the 2017 tax season a few short weeks away, now is the time to start thinking about your taxes, especially if you are doing your return by yourself. Whether you are a seasoned filer or a first timer, keeping a few tips in mind could help you increase the size of your refund (or minimize the amount you owe) and win the season like never before! Here are five tips to keep in mind while you prepare:

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Reverse Mortgage Can Help With Retirement Planning
Updated: January 06, 2017 - 2:31 pm

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

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Thursday 01/05/2017
Two out of Three middle-income Americans lack a financial plan. Do you?
Updated: January 06, 2017 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - As the holidays (and all the extra spending that goes with them) wind down and the new year ramps up, many people turn their attention to their finances. While New Year’s resolutions to spend less and save more come with the best intentions, when it comes to your financial future, you need more than a resolution. You need a plan.

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Tuesday 01/03/2017
Don't Be A Victim Of Tax Fraud
Updated: January 04, 2017 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—If you get a call from the “IRS” threatening you with lawsuits or jail unless you pay up immediately, don’t worry. It’s a scam.

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CTC to host campus carry student forum
Posted: January 17, 2017

Central Texas College will host a student forum regarding Senate Bill 11, which allows for concealed handguns to be carried on campus by those licensed to do so, at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Anderson Campus Center.

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TxDOT meeting on U.S. 190 expansion Tuesday in Heights
Posted: January 17, 2017

The Texas Department of Transportation will host a public meeting in Harker Heights on Tuesday about the proposed expansion of U.S. Highway 190 through the cities of Harker Heights, Nolanville and Belton.

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