Dear Dave: We just started teaching our 7-year-old about money. He’s eager to learn, and he seems to be grasping the basic ideas quickly. He’s young, though, and of course he makes mistakes from time to time.
Texas lawmakers entered the 87th Legislature on Tuesday dealing with a $1 billion deficit from the previous biennium and less money to go around for the next two years.
Dear Dave: I really don’t have any established credit, because I’ve never taken out a loan or had a credit card. What will happen when I’m ready to get a mortgage loan and buy a home? — Jillian
The Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is pleased to recognize Love In the Name of Christ as the Non-Profit of the Year for 2020, an award sponsored by Charles Pool Real Estate, Inc.
Overall, most Nacogdoches County cities saw increases in sales tax revenue to round out the 2020 calendar year, even as several communities saw revenue decline in December.
Dear Dave: I made a resolution to start following your plan in 2021. I talked to my parents about this, and while they like some parts of your teaching, they don’t think living on a budget is necessary if you make good money. They also said budgeting is extremely difficult. Are they right? — Jensen
Dear Dave: I’ve been following your plan, but recently I experienced a medical emergency. I’m about halfway through Baby Step 2 and paying off my debts using the debt snowball system. Considering the circumstances, should I stop doing the debt snowball for now? — Brooke
Dear Dave: I’ve got so many things I want to address and change about my life, both personally and professionally, in the coming year. Do you have any advice or practices for helping people be successful and achieve their goals? —Tim
Nacogdoches and much of Deep East Texas are facing tighter restrictions on retailers, restaurants and hospitals, two days after the first doses of a coronavirus vaccine arrived in Texas.
Dear Dave: I lost my job a few days ago. We had an idea cuts were coming, but I thought it wouldn’t happen until well into the new year. My wife works, so that’s a good thing, and we’re both in our 30s. Do you have any advice for how we should handle things during the Christmas season and un…