No emergency fund means living on edge
My husband and I are in pretty good shape financially. We make about $ 250,000 a year with about $50,000 in the bank and no debt, and we’ve set aside money for our children’s college funds. Full Story
SERVING IT UP 'HOT'
SERVING IT UP ‘HOT’—Members of the Milano Evening Lions Club served up hot dogs and such to around 225 on July 4 as part of Milano’s annual Independence Day parade and free me Full Story
Good customer service priceless, dying commodity
“A lways treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers.”—Stephen R. Covey
Customer service, good customer service is priceless and bad customer service is the fastest way to damage a business. As business owners, it is your job to set the tone and teach your employees how customer service works and what your expectations are for them. Full Story
TACC changes dates of spring events
horndale Area Chamber of
Commerce (TACC) met for its regular monthly meeting on June 27 at the chamber building in downtown Thorndale. Following the minutes, financial report and committee reports, the directors reviewed the events of the past several days. Full Story
Brookshire Brothers, GE Lighting team up for energy-efficiency
Supermarket chain rings up $235,000 in energy savings
EAST CLEVELAND, OHIO— Brookshire Brothers, based in Lufkin, operates 72 retail supermarkets in an area covering Texas and Louisiana. Supporting its simple mission to “Create a satisfied customer” the company recently launched a facility-wide lighting update including in-store, parking lot, exterior signage and refrigerated case fixtures. Full Story
What to know about credit card balances
“P ay it off every month!”
That is what your parents always told you when you first started using credit cards. “Pay it off every month and you won’t get bad credit.” If your goal is to save money on paying interest then this might be the ideal approach. Full Story
Doing business as....
Business filings in the Milam County Courthouse over the past week included the following: Assumed Names
Armando Serrano dba American- Mex Ostriches Farms (v. 1,175, p. 708).
Morton Transportation LC, John Wayne Morton, member, dba Morton Transportation (v. 1,176, p. 23). Full Story