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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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Give the Best Present This Year and Be Present

Posted by Brad Bullock

Here it is the week before Christmas and, like most, there are a few items on my shopping list that I still need to take care of.  All I can say is, thank goodness for expedited shipping. Being a bell-bottomed child of the 70s makes me reflect on a time where you actually had to either[…]

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Hometown Highlight: Patsy’s Place

Posted by Hazel Halliburton

Patsy’s Place, located in Amarillo, Texas, has made it its mission to provide women, who have been incarcerated, with second chances and with the help they need to live successful lives. Serving as a transitional home for women residing in correctional facilities, the organization and its volunteers nurture and mentor women as they meet the[…]

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Always Prepare for Rain: Build an Emergency Fund

Posted by Christy Campbell

We’ve all had those months, when everything seems to go wrong. Your car gets a flat tire or you get a ticket. You get sick and suddenly have to pay a large medical bill and as your bank account nears zero before your regular expenses are even paid for, you think to yourself, “If only[…]

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Hometown Highlight – Honor Our Troops (H.O.T.)

Posted by Hazel Halliburton

Since 2004, the Honor Our Troops (H.O.T.) organization based in Odessa, Texas has made it its mission to care for and encourage those who fight daily for our freedom. While there are soldiers spread all across the world, H.O.T. says many of them go without receiving care packages from loved ones, which is why H.O.T. was[…]

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Decrease Stress by Separating Funds

Posted by Barrett Power

It is well known that to accomplish a goal, you need to set a plan and then execute your plan. Over the years, I’ve watched people start home renovation projects and then try to attain financing for the project once it had already begun. I’ve seen people go on vacations and then try to get[…]

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Even Squirrels Appreciate Electronic Statements

Posted by Brad Bullock

Have you ever gone on a glorious nature walk and your companion asks, “I wonder what kind of tree that is?”  You feel obligated to respond with a “why I believe that is (insert name of tree here).”  The problem being is, that I must have totally missed out on tree identification in my public education[…]

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Hometown Highlight: Ron Yates Winery

Posted by Hazel Halliburton

Between earning a law degree and starting his own record label, it’s not hard to see that Texas Native Ron Yates is driven and ambitious. Now, his ambition has taken him to a whole new level as he lays the foundation for the Texas wine industry with his recently opened winery named Ron Yates. Located[…]

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