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Hometown Highlight: The Children’s Home of Lubbock

Posted by Hazel Morrison

Opening its door for the first time in 1954, The Children’s Home of Lubbock started as a vision and dream of Norvel and Helen Young and Fred and Roma Pinkston. Now more than 65 years later, the  dream of this faith-based organization has helped thousands of children in need and continues each year to grow[…]  Read more

 
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Personal Loans and You

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

The best things in life are free: For everything else, there are personal loans. Personal loans are a great solution to your borrowing needs, whether it’s for a car, a new home or renovation, or other large purchases. Personal loans are very versatile, but they can also be a little confusing. Here are some personal[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight – Occasions Fine Jewelry

Posted by Hazel Morrison

Whether it’s for Christmas, a birthday or just because, Occasions Fine Jewelry in Midland has the perfect gift for anyone and, for any occasion. Occasions’ current location at 2308 W. Loop 250 N. in Midland opened its door for the first time in 2008, but their story began 19 years earlier in 1989 when Mike[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight – Museum of the Southwest

Posted by Hazel Morrison

American philosopher Maxine Green once said, “The arts, it has been said, cannot change the world, but they may change human beings who might change the world.” This statement could not ring any truer for the Museum of the Southwest, located in Midland, Texas. Since opening its doors in 1966, the Museum of the Southwest[…]  Read more

 
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4 Dos — and 4 Don’ts — of First-Time Home Buying

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

There are few moments more important—and more exciting—than when you’re ready to buy your first home. Whether you’ve continued to live in your family home while saving money or have put in your time living in an apartment, it’s finally time to have a place all your own. The process of buying a house can[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Fredericksburg Music Academy

Posted by Hazel Morrison

The hills are alive with the sound of music – in the Texas Hill Country! Since 2007, the Fredericksburg Music Academy (FMA) has enriched the lives of children in the local community through music. Offering free music education to students from kindergarten through fifth grade, the FMA is a program that helps children develop lifelong[…]  Read more

 
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3 Ways to Boost Your Credit Score

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

“What’s your credit score?” It’s a question you’re bound to hear whenever you’re about to make a major purchase or financial commitment—and the answer can change your life. Whether it’s for a new car, a credit card, school loans, an apartment or mortgage, or, yes, even your dream job, your creditworthiness is a huge factor[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Julie’s Cocina

Posted by Hazel Morrison

Located in Cottonwood Shores, Texas, sits a local restaurant favorite – Julie’s Cocina. Known for its Mexican cuisine, Julie’s Cocina has been feeding hungry guests since 2009, when it opened its doors for the very first time. Family-owned and managed by Johnson City-native Julie Briceno, it was a dream of hers to open a restaurant[…]  Read more

 
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The Benefits of a 24-Month Bump CD

Posted by Barrett Power

Have you ever made a purchase and then shortly after, you see the same item for a lower price?  Maybe you have waited to buy something because you thought the price would go down, and then you turn around and the price actually went up. You’re left wondering why you didn’t just make the purchase[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Amarillo Habitat for Humanity

Posted by Hazel Morrison

On a mission to “bring people together to build homes, communities and hope,” the Amarillo Habitat for Humanity has been making a difference in the Amarillo community since 1981. Amarillo Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bridging the gap in affordable housing. With the help of volunteers and the support of local[…]  Read more

 
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