When students graduate from high school, they should be ready to be productive citizens within their communities. One aspect of being a contributing member of society is knowing enough about personal finance to manage money. At 18 or 19 years old, recent high school graduates are making decisions that have a lasting impact on their financial portfolio; however, many of these young adults are unaware of the basic principles of personal finance.
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Adversity, it is said, is the truest test of character. When times are flush and problems scarce, few will have to find a way to rise to the occasion when the occasion has risen for them. Gov. Joseph Sayers was a man who faced many crises in his life and faced even greater crises as governor as the state weathered a number of natural disasters. Even in the face of disaster, Sayers found ways to pave a path forward for Texas.
Contact: Becka Oliver, Executive Director, Writers’ League of Texas email@example.com The Atlanta Public Library hosts a Writing Workshop at the Mattie Lanier Richey Center on Saturday, June 17 featuring presentations from two accomplished authors.
Congressman Nathaniel Moran and his staff visited Queen City,City Hall Thursday June 1,to meet with City Council and Administration to discuss goals for our community and his work in Washington, DC. (Pictured L to R) Lieutenant Dana Swain, City Secretary Amanda Wiley, City Councilman Bob Ivey, City Councilman Charles Mathus, Congressman Nathaniel Moran, City Councilwoman Jean Cothren, Mayor Harold Martin, Councilman Buddy Quarles,Assistant City Secretary Melanie Beckham
Gov. Greg Abbott late last week warned lawmakers to be prepared for several special sessions to pass a tax reform bill that he will accept, as well as a school voucher plan that failed to pass during the regular session.