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Hometown Highlight: Playgrounds Etc

Posted by Hazel Morrison

Josh Bartlett can recall growing up when his parents, Frank and Kaye Bartlett decided to start their own residential playground business. It started as a side-job to help support their growing family, but in 2006 they realized there was an even greater need in the area than what they had thought – that’s when Playgrounds[…]  Read more

 
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Teaching Your Children the ABCs of Finance

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

Children are our future—now more than ever. Even though millennials are poised to outnumber baby boomers in 2019, the next generation—known as generation alpha—is anticipated to be the largest one yet. In fact, the generation alpha population is expected to reach 2 billion by 2025. As the future leaders of the world, it’s vital that[…]  Read more

 
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New vs. Used Car: Which Ride Is Right for You?

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

On the hunt for some new wheels? You’re not alone: 78.7 million cars were purchased globally in 2018 alone. When it’s time to start shopping, you’ll probably put together a list of “musts” and “wants,” like manual or automatic, car or SUV, two door or four door, gas or hybrid—the choices go on. But before[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Outback Patio Furnishings & Outback Party Rental

Posted by Hazel Morrison

          Whether you are looking to host a grand event or celebrate with a simple barbecue in the backyard, entrepreneurial couple Judy and Robert Miller in Marble Falls, Texas can help you with all your entertaining needs. Outdoor living is part of the Hill Country culture; however, before Judy and Robert[…]  Read more

 
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Hometown Highlight: Faith City Mission

Posted by Hazel Morrison

It started as a small mission in 1951 to help offer food and a safe place to sleep for the homeless; however, nearly 70 years later, the Faith City Mission organization in Amarillo has expanded its services to provide so much more. Faith City Mission offers seven separate programs including its Emergency Shelter, Food and[…]  Read more

 
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Is Debt Consolidation a Good Fit for You?

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

Are you one of the 80 percent of Americans living with debt? There are a variety of  ways in which people find themselves in debt: While the most common form is mortgage debt, which accounts for 44 percent of debt for almost every generation, millennial debt is fairly evenly divided between student loans (41 percent),[…]  Read more

 
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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[…]  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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