First the baby or the debt?
My wife and I are following your plan. We want to start a family, but we’re still in debt and still owe about $8,000 on our car. Should we pay that off and fully fund our emergency fund before we think about having children? Full Story
Rockdale sales allocations in the positive
County, MDD rebate checks ahead of May 2012
AUSTIN—Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said that state sales tax revenue in April was $2.15 billion, up 3.9 percent compared to April 2012.
Combs sent out $668.5 million in May local sales tax allocations last week to cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts. That is up 5.6 percent compared to the same time in 2012. Full Story
Importance of using credit cards responsibly
We’ve all heard stories about college students who racked up thousands of dollars in credit card debt. These cautionary tales remind parents about the importance of protecting their children from making bad financial decisions. Full Story
Doing business as....
Business filings in the Milam County Courthouse over the past week included the following:
Freddie W. Pounders dba B&F Framing Contractors (v. 1,198, p. 236).
James E. Schreiner and Rebecca L. Schreiner to Cannonsnap Creek Ranch (v. 1,198, p. 480). Full Story
TACC awards open house set May 28
Thorndale Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) Awards Open House has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 28, due to the holiday on May 27. The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the TACC Building at 120 South Main, FM 486 South, in Thorndale. Full Story