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Protesting Property Taxes…What’s My Property Worth?


By: Adrienne Hughes, Broker/Realtor at Hughes & Company Real Estate The thought of protesting your tax appraisal might be stressful to some. However, the process is fairly straightforward and easy. In most counties including Williamson County, Travis County, and Hays County, you will receive your tax appraisal notice sometime during the month of April. Once you receive...
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Memory Care: When is it Time?


Once diagnosed with memory loss, a person may be able to live independently or with family for some time. But there may come a point when more care is needed than can be provided at home. People with dementia tend to wander, and they can get lost, fall, or injure themselves. Safety requires 24-hour supervision. This...
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Honoring Veterans With Financial Education Guides and the Top Resources for Military


Financial education publications for veterans and active military, and a guide to the leading resources for the military, highlight the Texas State Securities Board’s commitment to the nation’s armed forces on this Veterans Day. Two publications – Veterans Handbook: Tactics for Civilian Life and A Salute to Smart Investing – provide veterans, active military, and their...
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Independent Living With All the Luxuries of a Resort


If you are looking to downsize, or if the maintenance and up keep of your house has gotten to be too much, independent living is a wonderful choice. The newest concept is all-inclusive, resort-lifestyle communities that have been developed exclusively for adults 55 and over. These communities offer the comfort and conveniences of modern living...
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