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How to Stop Living Paycheck-to-Paycheck

The hard reality is that most people live from one paycheck to another. While you might be comfortable at the moment, living this way can be incredibly problematic if something happens to your income. If you lose a job or a loved one gets sick, you’ll find that you struggle to afford bills and keep your family comfortable. For this reason, it’s time to get away from the mentality that it’s fine to live from […]

Simon Youth Foundation Launches Application Period for National Scholarship Program

SYF’s Scholarship Program is part of the national Simon Supports Education initiative. Katy, Tex. (January 16, 2020) – Since the inception of Simon Youth Foundation (SYF) in 1998, shoppers at Simon Malls, Mills, and Premium Outlets have been among SYF’s most ardent supporters, contributing millions of dollars to support SYF’s mission to help students graduate. As a thank you to these loyal supporters, SYF is proud to once again help a deserving graduating senior living near […]

Texas Review Choice Demonstration for Home Health Services “Call to Action” Statement and Background  

Statement Attributable to CMS Administrator Seema Verma “CMS is committed to putting patients over paperwork and protecting taxpayer dollars. To achieve this vision, we must ensure that strengthened enforcement preserves beneficiaries’ choice of services and reduces provider burden. We are continuing to expand implementation of the home health demonstration to providers in Texas to combat fraud and abuse. Providers can choose from three claims review options to ensure the right payments are made at the […]

Houston Grand Opera’s 2020–21 Season Features Incredible Lineup of Seven Productions, Including Opera Favorites and Company Premieres

The company presents the world premiere, The Snowy Day; two HGO premieres, Breaking the Waves and The Sound of Music; Werther, for the first time in over 40 years; the return of Parsifal; and two opera favorites, Carmen and Cinderella HOUSTON—January 16, 2020—Houston Grand Opera (HGO) is proud to announce its 2020–21 season, featuring a repertoire of beloved classics, company premieres, and a much-anticipated world premiere. The 66th season opens with audience favorite Carmen. American mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard makes her HGO and role debut as Carmen in the revival of Rob Ashford’s […]

Great Investments To Buy If You Spend A Lot Of Time On A Golf Course

If you’re an avid golfer, then you will completely understand not just the art and physics involved in golf. You can also tell exactly just how elated you can be each time a well-struck shot occurs. In fact, you don’t need to be part of Augusta National to be able to relate to the thrill and excitement that comes with playing golf. If you’re among the golf enthusiasts then you know that buying some golfers’ […]

3 Benefits of VoIP That Businesses Can’t Ignore

If there is one thing that businesses simply can’t ignore, it’s the fact that the recent technological advancements have made conducting business much easier. It’s the era of technology, and if you don’t adapt to the changes being made, you and your business will be left behind in the race to excellence. On a daily basis, there are a lot of groundbreaking tools that are being developed to ease the mode of communication and provide […]

7 Successful Sales Tips for Small Business Owners

As a small business, it’s crucial that you have a sales team in place who go above and beyond their call of duty to generate as much revenue as possible for your company. Unlike the large giants who can afford to plow large amounts of cash into marketing and promoting their brand, small businesses need to be more creative in how they sell their products and services. Whether you’re new to the business world, or […]

Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan highlights work of office to Crosby Area Retired Teachers Association

Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan met with the Crosby Area Retired Teachers’ Association at the Riley Chambers Community Center on Jan. 8. County Attorney Ryan visited the group of retired teachers to discuss the work of the County Attorney’s Office.  He discussed the role and responsibilities of the office. The Harris County Attorney’s Office is the largest County Attorney’s Office in Texas employing 115 attorneys and about the same number of support personnel. Ryan said […]

After a five-month hiatus, HPRA will resume its meetings

We’re Back! ~~~~~~~~ Judge Andell After a five-month hiatus, HPRA will resume its meetings but move to a monthly schedule after 27 years of near weekly meetings (about 40 a year). We are relaunching with a speech by Judge Eric Andell, who is a regular on the madcap KSEV radio show “The Three Amigos”. Judge Andell’s juvenile court deals with child abuse cases, so we will get to hear about those, and possibly information about why CPS suffers from such a bad reputation. See links: […]

Adolescents and suicide prevention

Talking to your child about suicide may be one of the most difficult and uncomfortable conversations you’ll have, but it may also be the most important. Do not be afraid of the word “suicide.” And according to research, talking to kids about suicide does not cause or increase suicide. Please read that again. By talking about suicide prevention, kids will know parents are open to discussing serious topics and parents will provide support when needed. […]