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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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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