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Dear Dave: What’s the best way to talk to a parent, and tell them their career or financial choices aren’t working out? My mom and dad divorced a few years ago, and now my mom is having money problems. She bought some rental properties after the divorce with the idea becoming a landlord and …

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Dear Dave: My husband lost his job last week. The good news is we’re completely debt-free, and we have a six-month emergency fund saved up. I work part-time, since we have young children, and I’ve been bringing home about $800 a month. Should we cut our budget down to bare bones now, or do y…

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Dear Dave: I know you talk about having an emergency fund of three to six months of expenses set aside. My husband and I are having a difficult time agreeing on exactly how much we should set aside for emergencies. How do you determine the exact amount? — Erin

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Dear Dave: My husband and I are in our thirties. We have $15,000 in debt spread across student loans, credit cards, and a car payment. We make decent money, and we’ve each got around $50,000 in our 401(k) plans. What steps can we take toward becoming good investors? — Heather

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“You can never go wrong with the chicken quesadilla,” said Donna Finley when asked about her favorite Casa Tomas dish. Donna along with partners K.C. Mirazimi and Sidney Dromgoole are the current owners of Casa Tomas.

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Dear Dave: My two brothers-in-law and I have been thinking about going into business together as a side project in the real estate world. One of them is an architect and licensed general contractor, one has a successful painting business, and I’m a chief financial officer with a CPA backgrou…

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If opening Southside Animal Clinic “fulfilled a dream” as stated by a Daily Sentinel reporter in May of 1992, then “living a dream” may well describe the time Dr. Stephen Garner, wife Caroline and their family spend at the business and in the community.

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Dear Dave: I’ll be graduating from college in December, and I’ll have a job waiting for me that pays $50,000 a year. This will bring our household income up to about $95,000. The problem is we’ve got $18,000 in student loan debt, $2,500 in credit card debt, and $4,000 to pay in medical bills…

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The Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is pleased to name Jim Jeffers, Nacogdoches City Manager, Citizen of the Year for 2019. The Citizen of the year award is sponsored by Tipton Ford Lincoln.

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