Saputo Foods USA Prepares for the Hiring Event
Mar10

Saputo Foods USA Prepares for the Hiring Event

Computers, printers, chairs and tables are being arranged at the Civic Center in preparation for the Saputo Job Fair on Saturday March 11th.  Saputo staff and Texas Workforce employees will be on site from 8AM till 2PM to grant interviews to all qualified applicants.  However, only individuals that have completed the online application will receive an interview.  Saputo is providing computers and coaches during the Job Fair to help...

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Act Today to Avoid Financial Regrets Tomorrow
Jul26

Act Today to Avoid Financial Regrets Tomorrow

“Regrets? I’ve had a few.” – Frank Sinatra. Mr. Sinatra, one of the most famous entertainers of the 20th century, did things his way, but he was also familiar with remorse. He’s not alone, of course. We all deal with regrets – and financial ones are among the most troublesome. Here are the leading financial regrets, according to a recent survey by Bankrate.com, along with some suggestions for avoiding them: Not saving for retirement...

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A 529 Plan Can Help With College Expenses
May04

A 529 Plan Can Help With College Expenses

We’re at the end of another school year. If you have younger kids, you might be thinking about summer camps and other activities. But in the not-too-distant future, your children will be facing a bigger transition as they head off to college. Will you be financially prepared for that day? A college education is a good investment – college graduates earn, on average, $1 million more over their lifetimes than high school graduates,...

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SSISD 2016 Budget Calendar Adopted
Apr12

SSISD 2016 Budget Calendar Adopted

During Monday night’s SSISD School Board meeting, Sherry McGraw, SSISD Business Manager, presented the board with the 2016 Budget Calendar for the school district. The budget calendar is as follows: April 11- Board notified of Budget Calendar May 9- Preliminary Budget presented to Board -revenue based on new template, but last year’s tax values and student counts -expenditures based on last year’s budget, with...

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FINANCIAL FOCUS – How Should You Respond to Market “Correction”?
Feb19

FINANCIAL FOCUS – How Should You Respond to Market “Correction”?

As an investor, you may be gaining familiarity with the term “market correction.” But what does it mean? And, more importantly, what does it mean to you? A correction occurs when a key index, such as the S&P 500, declines at least 10% from its previous high. A correction, by definition, is short-term in nature and has historically happened fairly regularly – about once a year. However, over the past several years, we’ve...

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FINANCIAL FOCUS – What to Look For from a Financial Advisor
Feb12

FINANCIAL FOCUS – What to Look For from a Financial Advisor

There’s a lot to know about investing, so it’s a good idea to get some professional help. But with so many financial advisors out there, how can you choose one that’s right for you? You may have to interview several prospective financial advisors before deciding on one. When you talk to them, see if you can get a sense of how they might work with you. Specifically, try to answer the following questions: Does this financial advisor … …...

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