Nov. 19, 2017Payday Lenders Try Legislative Run Around State Laws, CFPB Regulation By Charlene Crowellcharlene-crowell – ‘If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again’ is a well-known adage. In recent weeks, it seems that phrase could also be an apt description of the unrelenting efforts of predatory payday lenders to sell their wares.Across the…

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Although it’s no simple task and difficult to do, most who are keenly observant of or listen closely to Donald Trump will recognize that he is a fan of President Andrew Jackson. [[more]] If “fan” is over-zealous, it can be said that Jackson is inspirational to his current successor in The Office. After all, Trump…

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The other night as I was watching the news on a local TV station it was announced that out of all of the TV markets in the US, the Abilene, Texas market had the highest percent of people in the US voting for Donald Trump. That makes us number one in the US and possibly…

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– Just a few days before the corrosive 2016 election, it occurs to me that no matter what the outcome, our social fabric has been shredded by the ugliness of this campaign. Sure, there have been ugly campaigns before, but this one has revealed the extent to which racism and sexism are acceptable features of…

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Special CommentaryBy Wylecia Wiggs Harris – Without a doubt, women will play a critical role in the presidential election this year. In 2012, women overall had a higher voting rate than men ,according to the U.S. Census Bureau. However, the most powerful group of voters will be African-American women. In both the 2012 and 2008…

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By Jennifer I. Cowick Expressed Love Ministry founder, Sheria D. Davis, hosted a function for women on September 30th at Ben E Kieth titled “What’s Behind The Mask?”. Sheria is an Evangelist and published author of the book “Rotten Roots”. She with the help of her best friend, and local business owner Jill Jones, put…

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Many of you know that I operate a Financial Services business. Over the last 33 years we have had some turbulent markets, during those times I would get calls asking do you think we have reached the bottom yet. Some clients ask this question because they are unnerved by the turmoil but others know that…

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