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Am I Going to Run Out of Money in Retirement?

By Carl Engelking The future is uncertain, and that can be a little scary – especially when planning for retirement. You’ve been told to save and save more, but how much is enough? Can you save too much? How do you know if you’ll run out of money in retirement? If...

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Local Radio Host Wins Big!

Congratulations to local radio host Roula Christie, of the Roula and Ryan show on 104.1 KRBE!! She is being recognized by the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation with a Gracie Award, for the "Host Morning Drive – Large/Major Market-Local" category.  The Gracies...

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Entergy Named to The Civic 50

Entergy Named to The Civic 50

On June 17, the Points of Light Foundation, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, recognized Entergy Corporation for civic engagement, sustainability and social responsibility, earning the company The Civic 50 award for the fourth...

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IAH Turns 50 this Year

George Bush Intercontinental Airport first opened its doors in June 1969. This year marks the 50th anniversary for George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), and these 50 years have been golden. We have enjoyed many exciting developments over the years. The airport...

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Laila Ali On Lessons From Her Dad, Muhammad Ali

Laila Ali On Lessons From Her Dad, Muhammad Ali

In addition to her undefeated boxing record and being the daughter of the legendary Muhammad Ali, Laila Ali is a chef, author, entrepreneur, and television host. On top of that, she’s a health-conscious wife and mother dedicated to empowering people through healthy...

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Winne Wong Earning the Crowd’s Respect

Winne Wong Earning the Crowd’s Respect

Many women climbing the financial services ladder have experienced this scene: Walking into a gathering of peers, clients or employees and being the only female in the room. Quickly, you must find a way to relate to the guys and prove you’re up for whatever challenge...

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Building a Strong Mentor/ Mentee Relationship

Austin’s SXSW (South by Southwest) Interactive conference, held annually over a ten-day period in March, features a large contingent of tech companies aiming to launch “the next big thing.” As interesting and useful, however, is the conference’s amazing mash-up of...

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Key Issues in Keeping Up with Women’s Health

by Darra McMullen, Women’s Health Network Writer/Researcher During the month of May, there is a national observance of the importance of women’s health, and therefore, this seems like the perfect time to contemplate a few issues concerning women’s health that are too...

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HOUSTON STARTUP DEMO DAY

Top tier mentors, local investors, and personalized pitch feedback for participating startups — nothing’s changed but the address. Whether you’re a serial entrepreneur or just looking to get involved in the community, this event is for YOU. Come out and hear a select...

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A Perfect Girl’s Getaway in Cancun

Taking a break with your girlfriends is one of the best ways to unwind, catch up and make lifelong memories.  The biggest challenge is trying to find the perfect destination.   Read more

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Women are now in charge of NASA’s science missions

When the next car-sized rover lands on Mars in 2020, the ultimate head of this extraterrestrial endeavor will be physicist Lori Glaze. She's leads NASA's Planetary Science Division. And she's not alone. For the first time in history, three of NASA's four science...

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Legislative update from the Spring Branch ISD Superintendent

May 13 2019 8:40 AM SBISD Family, It has been a busy week in the Texas Legislature, and school finance continues to receive much of the attention.  As of today, both the House and the Senate have approved their own versions of HB 3, the school finance bill.  Because...

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HOUSTON’S WEATHER….JUST A CLICK AWAY!

Among the many hats our smartphones now wear, "meteorologist" is one that's donned frequently. With the tap of a finger, our little pocket computers can make sure we're never caught without an umbrella or sunscreen as the weather changes. The Android and iOS app...

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TMCx Demo Day | Digital Health 2019

Join us on Thursday, June 6th at 1:30 p.m. for the TMCx Demo Day, where our entrepreneurs take to the main stage to pitch their solutions to close out the four-month digital health accelerator program. During the event, 19 digital health startups will showcase the...

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ALLEGIANCE BANK AMONG BEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR IN TEXAS

Allegiance Bank is proud to announce we have been named one of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in Texas. The program is sponsored by Texas Association of Business, Texas Monthly, Texas SHRM and Best Companies Group. The rankings are a survey competition to...

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Chevron bows out; Oxy wins Anadarko

Chevron said Thursday it will bow out and allow the smaller Occidental Petroleum to win the nearly $40 billion bidding war for Anadarko Petroleum. Houston-based Oxy's dogged determination allowed it to acquire The Woodlands oil and gas producer and its prized assets...

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Everyone has a Creative Type. What’s yours?

The Creative Types test is an exploration of the many faces of the creative personality. Based in psychology research, the test assesses your basic habits and tendencies—how you think, how you act, how you see the world—to help you better understand who you are as a...

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Houston named a top city to start a business

Ten percent of the United States workforce — 15.3 million people — work for themselves, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In honor of National Small Business Week, a recent study sought out the best cities for starting a business, and Houston came in at No....

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