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Only 34% Confident About Their IRA Knowledge

Only about one-third of Americans believe they are knowledgeable about individual retirement accounts, despite the fact that Americans have used traditional IRAs for retirement saving over the past 45 years. LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute found lack of knowledge is the biggest obstacle to investing in an IRA. A LIMRA SRI study revealed only 34 percent ...

Sandwich Generation Lacks Savings

By Floyd Miller

The sandwich generation risks becoming toast. Members of the sandwich generation – those taking care of elderly parents…

Annuity Sales Spike 14% in 2018

By Floyd Miller

Annuity sales continued reaching new heights in 2018, according to LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute. In 2018, total annuity…

City of Abilene Announces Director of Human Resources

By Floyd Miller

The City of Abilene is pleased to announce that Brenda Alexander has been named the new Director of…

Protecting you I.D. after a data breach

By Floyd Miller

Scammers have all kinds of techniques to collect personally identifiable information . Once they have it, they can…

TSTC Culinary Art Graduate Finds His Passion in the Kitchen

By Floyd Miller

– Sweetwater native Marc Silvas went off to Texas Tech University to study to be a pharmacist but…

Garcia’s State Farm Agency Named Small Business Of The Year

By Floyd Miller

Garcia’s State Farm Agency Named Small Business Of The Year By The Abilene Business Council Of The Abilene…

Tips to Help Ensure Financial Marital Bliss

By Floyd Miller

Wedding bells are ringing and “I Dos” are in the air. Newlyweds are taking their first steps toward…

Black and Hispanic Newspaper Publishers Form National Advertising Task Force

By TriceEdneyWire.com

The National Newspaper Publishers Association and the National Association of Hispanic Publishers have announced the formation of a…

Honda Finance Division Makes $25 Million Settlement For Discriminatory Lending

By Floyd Miller

By North Dallas Gazette, Writer Nicole James ScottAfter a probe by the Department of Justice American Honda Finance…

The Texas Roundtable comes to Abilene

By Floyd Miller

By Floyd MillerThe Abilene Black Chamber and the Texas Association of African Americans Chambers of Commerce hosted a…

Constraining Consumer Access Doesn’t Solve the Payday Debt Trap

By Floyd Miller

By Sasha Orloff The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a government agency created after the 2008 financial crisis, is…

2016 Campaign: Same Issues as ‘Black Politics at the Crossroads’ – 1972

By Dr. Wilmer J. Leon III

NEWS ANALYSIS – “Our cities are crime-haunted dying grounds. Huge sectors of our youth — and countless others…

Benefiting From Economic Cycles: The Four Economic Indicators of 2015

By Floyd Miller

By Dr. Stanley Riggs Economic cycles were first recorded in 1349 in Florence, Italy. Sir Isaac Newton lost…

Texas Black Business: Time to go “Back to the Future”

By Floyd Miller

It often seems the only time Black Texans think about Black-owned businesses is when it’s time to complain…

McMurry Hosts Free TCU Energy Institute Training Program for Mineral and Royalty Owners

By Gary Ellison, Associate Director of Communications - McMurry University

McMurry University has formed an alliance with the Energy Institute at Texas Christian University to offer a free…

Is Your Company’s Supply Chain Solid Enough to Survive a Disaster?

By Floyd Miller

Get business continuity tips at a free webinar hosted by SBA & AgilityBy: Kim HobgoodWASHINGTON – Most organizations…

The Brief: Oil Prices Are Falling Again

By Floyd Miller

By: John Reynolds, The Texas Tribune | March 17, 2015 The Big ConversationOil prices are falling again with…

ABILENE BUSINESS EXPO

By Floyd Miller

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New Tractor Supply Company Store Planned For Abilene

By Floyd Miller

By: Shannon Scott BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Tractor Supply Company , the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in…

Widows Wish For More Insurance

By Floyd Miller

Widows find out too late that the emotional burden of losing a spouse is compounded by the financial…