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Hometown Highlight: Central Texas Land Titles, Inc.

Posted by Hazel Halliburton

When buying a home or land, title insurance is crucial to the owner/purchaser for protection. That’s why the Central Texas Land Titles, Inc. is ready to help those in their community when they’re ready to make the move or purchase. Located in Horseshoe Bay and Kingsland, Texas; Central Texas Land Titles, Inc. proudly serves the[…]

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Finances: Tips for the First-time Homebuyers

Posted by Tami Randolph

Fear not first-time financers! We’ve got you covered. Here’s everything you need to know to sound and think like a pro when purchasing your first home. First Things First – Start Working with a Lender Before purchasing or remodeling, it’s critical to establish a budget. Working with a lender from the beginning will help to[…]

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8 Ways to Stop an Identity Thief

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

More than 15.4 million Americans were victims of identity fraud last year, according to Javelin Strategy & Research. The American Bankers Association is offering eight tips to help consumers protect their information and avoid becoming a victim. “Identity fraud continues to be a major problem for consumers,” said Doug Johnson, ABA’s senior vice president of[…]

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6 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Finances

Posted by FirstCapital Bank of Texas

As spring cleaning season begins, the American Bankers Association is encouraging consumers to put a priority on organizing their finances. ABA has highlighted six tips for getting your financial house in order. “With the tax season ending, spring is a great time to take a close look at your budget and bank account,” said Corey[…]

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Is a New Home Improvement in the Air?

Posted by Greg Burgess

  With springtime just around the corner, it’s a great time to start thinking about making a few changes around the house. Whether you are considering an overall kitchen upgrade with the addition of a new island, new countertops or updated appliances, remodeling that bonus room or putting in the landscaping plan you have been dreaming[…]

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Hometown Highlight: Lubbock Boys and Girls Club

Posted by Hazel Halliburton

When it comes to meeting local community needs, the Lubbock Boys and Girls Club is one of the first organizations that comes to mind. With three existing locations across Lubbock, one in Shallowater and one breaking ground within a few months, they have made it their mission to help improve the lives of future generations[…]

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How Your Credit Score Affects the Interest Rate on Your Mortgage

Posted by Tami Randolph

There are a number of ways to find the best mortgage rate; however, it may require a little work on the borrower’s behalf. Often times, the mortgage rates you see advertised are the “best-case scenarios,” and not always the rate offered to most borrowers. The best rates are typically offered to borrowers with a 740+[…]

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New Year’s Resolution: Get Fiscally Fit

Posted by Barrett Power

With a new year, everyone starts talking about New Year’s resolutions. The most common resolution, which is almost always mentioned, is getting healthy – lose weight, get fit, work out or something else to this extent. However, a great addition to these goals is to become financially fit. So while you are adding these health[…]

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Learning to Live Outside Your Comfort Zone

Posted by Greg Burgess

The special thing about the new year is the opportunity it offers us to reset and restart with new plans and goals for our work and personal lives. It is in this spirit of renewal for 2017, that I want to challenge you to take a step outside of your own comfort zone and attempt[…]

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Hometown Highlight: An Evening to Remember

Posted by Hazel Halliburton

With more than five million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease, Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States – killing more people than breast and prostate cancer combined. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, it is estimated that one in three seniors die with Alzheimer’s or another dementia and by mid-century, someone[…]

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