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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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This Year’s Summer Blockbusters Aim to be Bigger than Ever

This year’s summer blockbuster season is shaping up to be a big one, full of some of the year’s most highly anticipated films.This season is all about turning movies into must-attend events, as venerable franchises such as “Star Trek,” “Iron Man” and “Superman” are promising epic experiences for moviegoers.Bearing this in mind, many of the…

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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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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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Wells Fargo Survey: African-Americans Optimistic About Their Financial Future

African-American investors report high levels of confidence in their financial future, along with optimism about the political and economic future of the country, according to a recent Wells Fargo nationwide survey. Despite proactive planning and intentional cuts in spending, African American investors remain focused on day-to-day living expenses, with a large majority concerned about having…

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