Run for the House and Support Ronald McDonald House Charities

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Ronald McDonald House has been serving communities across the United States for a long time, offering comfort and counseling to grieving families. Houston’s Ronald McDonald House has been in operation since 1978 and continues to serve the local area through four separate facilities. Not everyone has the means to help a great charitable organization like (Continue Reading…);

Retail Credit Cards: High Interest Adds Up

Store credit cards often make shopping more convenient, but this convenience carries a high interest price tag that could easily wipe out any advantage of opening up an account. Based on official data released by CreditCards.com earlier today, August 7, 2014, the average interest rate on retail credit cards is 23.23%. This rate is more (Continue Reading…);

Vote for the Green America People & Planet Award

Green America is a non- profit organization that works to empower people and business to do their part for a sustainable and healthy planet. The organization frequently recognizes individuals and companies for their hard work and Green America is about to award three exceptional businesses for their efforts to go green. The award is the (Continue Reading…);

New School Lunch Mandates Gain Acceptance

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A report published on July 30, 2014 suggests that students are more accepting of healthier school lunch foods than many expected. The study, conducted by researchers at Boise State University, involved surveys about school lunch and student responses to them. The researchers sent the surveys to schools across the nation and 482 responded back. Schools (Continue Reading…);

Family Campout with the Sugar Land Skeeters

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Houston’s Sugar Land Skeeters baseball team has some great family fun in store for this Friday evening, August 1, 2014. Constellation Field, home to the Sugar Land Skeeters, will play host to an evening of baseball and more this Friday evening as the Skeeters host their first ever Family Campout Night at Constellation Field. The (Continue Reading…);

Green America: Economic Empowerment for the Planet and its People

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Sustainability, clean energy use, recycling- these and other topics like them form the foundation for many of the “green” organizations in existence. Each has its own mission and goals, but one that encompasses a broad swath of causes revolving around consumerism and ethics is Green America, a non- profit member organization. Economic Power Matters Once (Continue Reading…);

Financial Independence: Credit Cards

This is another installment in our Financial Independence Series- a series of articles complete with advice and strategies that most anyone can implement right now to help move closer to financial independence. Be sure to read the other entries in this series and start saving today! Among the financial instruments that can damage a family’s (Continue Reading…);

Financial Independence: Insurance

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This is another installment in our Financial Independence Series- a series of articles complete with advice and strategies that most anyone can implement right now to help move closer to financial independence. Be sure to read the other entries in this series and start saving today! Life carries with it a host of expenditures. We (Continue Reading…);

Financial Independence: Retirement Plans

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This is another installment in our Financial Independence Series- a series of articles complete with advice and strategies that most anyone can implement right now to help move closer to financial independence. Be sure to read the other entries in this series and start saving today!   Among the savings goals many set for themselves, (Continue Reading…);

Financial Independence: Automatic Savings and Investments

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This is another installment in our Financial Independence Series- a series of articles complete with advice and strategies that most anyone can implement right now to help move closer to financial independence. Be sure to read the other entries in this series and start saving today! Achieving financial independence is a great feeling. And in (Continue Reading…);

Ford Trend Conference 2014: Information, Innovation, and Leadership

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America’s automotive industry has experienced its share of ups and downs. When things were going well and there was little competition from imports, American- made cars and the city of Detroit enjoyed unparalleled success. Those who worked for the Big Three automakers made very good money, remained steadfast and loyal to their employer, and lived (Continue Reading…);

Financial Independence: Avoiding instant gratification

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Note: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Capital One 360. Financial independence is something worth striving for. With financial independence, a family enjoys peace of mind, security, and the freedom to do the things they wish without worry. With the money problem out of the way, the financially independent family (Continue Reading…);

Ready to Buy a Car? Prepare to Pay Additional Fees

  Are in the market for a used vehicle? If you are, then you need to familiarize yourself with the different fees, taxes, and other hidden costs associated with vehicle purchases. These costs are not included in the sticker price and they can add significantly to the overall, bottom- line price paid for that new (Continue Reading…);

Football Camp and Nutrition Education for the Future NFL Star

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Do your children like sports? Many children do and a summer sports camp is often the parents’ response to fulfilling their child’s wishes and encouraging physical fitness. But there is more to a fit body than just exercise- nutrition matters as well and here in the Houston area, Sports International Football Camps is joining forces (Continue Reading…);

Coke Life: Healthier Alternative to the Real Thing?

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Coca- Cola is the largest soft drink manufacturer on the planet and its name and logo are among the most recognized in the world. It seems that everywhere you go, Coca- Cola is there, ready to quench your thirst with its secret blend of sugar and spices. In spite of its reputation for refreshment, Coca- (Continue Reading…);