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Archive for June 2013

jcpenney and Haggar Team Up in June to Support Big Brothers Big Sisters

Customers Invited to Round Up Purchases to Benefit Mentoring Youth Abilene, TX June 10, 2013 — Big Brothers Big Sisters, the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, is joining forces with jcpenney in June for the retailer’s charitable giving program, jcp cares. By rounding-up purchases both in-store and online at, customers support maintaining…

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Local High School Students Set Out To Earn $100,000 for College. Councilwoman Kellie Miller to Declare the Day as Youth Entrepreneur Day

– Today, 25 high school students from low and moderate income homes will begin their journey to earn $100,000 for college through the Youth Entrepreneur Program. Councilwoman Kellie Miller who is also the owner of Pro Forma Promotions Group will declare the day as Youth Entrepreneur Day and give a Success Talk to…

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Studying Music Can Help Kids Do Better in School

From higher test scores, to enhanced coordination, to improved time management skills, the benefits of music education are numerous, say experts. Unfortunately, many school music programs nationwide are facing cutbacks.Parents can help budding musicians learn outside a traditional classroom by investing in properly-sized, quality instruments that are suited for learning.If you’re shopping for a keyboard…

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Floyd E. Miller Presents: Weekly Economic Update for May 20, 2013

SUBDUED INFLATION IN APRILConsumer and producer prices retreated last month. The federal government’s Consumer Price Index fell 0.4%, a monthly descent unseen since December 2008; the Producer Price Index declined 0.7%, its biggest monthly drop in three years. Consumer prices also fell for a second straight month; the last time that happened was in late…

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Credit Education: An Important Ingredient for Homeownership

There’s a good reason why many people dream of owning a home. Homeownership offers benefits such as stable monthly payments and the opportunity to establish a sense of community.  It can also be a way to build equity over time. But don’t dive into the process unprepared. Experts say it’s crucial to become financially literate first.“Educated…

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I hear the far off cries of the sound I do not want to hear echoing in my mind,The cries of children hurting and mutilated in the rubble somewhere.The rush of darkening whirlwinds came to end those lives of innocent mankind.When will the pain subside in my heart that can relate….God?  It is the faith…

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