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Employment in Texas is Trucking Along

July 15, 2016

Over the last year Texas gained 169,400 nonagricultural jobs, the exact time frame was from May 2015 to May 2016.  Texas showed a growth rate of 1.4 percent which was lower compared to the nation’s growth rate of 1.7 percent. The non-government sector added 134,000 jobs, an annual growth rate of 1.3 percent still lower […]

Shopping for Shoes is Always Fun

A study done by Body Labs, surveyed 1,130 internet users in regards to their retail purchasing behavior. The study showed 45 percent of males said they only shop in-store for footwear. More than a third of female internet users said they only shop in-store for footwear. Regardless of gender, most internet users said they primarily […]

Can a Company Survive Just By Being Online?

July 11, 2016

According to a survey done by ICSC Research, retailers that generate most online sales, can attribute this to the omni-channel strategy rather than just having the click and collect method. Targeting consumers is no longer having an advantage. The consumer experience is not just one avenue. Consumers can be in the store physically looking at a product […]

Natural Groceres to Enter San Antonio Market

November 19, 2015

Over the past few years San Antonio has seen an increase in the amount of health food stores. With the additions of Whole Food’s Market, Sprouts Farmer’s Market, Traders Joe’s Alamo City and Blue Star Provisions residents have a few options when it comes to where they get their groceries. The newest to join the […]

3 Tips To Build A Simple Budget

October 22, 2015

Saving is very important for your future but most people don’t realize that saving starts with having a proper budget. Even if you manage to put money away on a regular basis, if you don’t manage your other income well, you will probably end up having to dip into your savings account from time to […]

4 Times You Should Consider Getting a Lawyer

October 6, 2015

Imagine you are in a car accident, both parties have insurance and the other party admits fault. You injured your shoulder during the impact but their insurance company has agreed to pay for the damage to your vehicle, all medical bills, any loss wages and a little bit extra. Would you get a lawyer? Probably […]

Coffee May Have Cracked the Business Code

October 1, 2015

Coffee has been a popular breakfast staple for many years but thanks to brands like Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts coffee has become a way of life. According to a recent article by Jennifer Duell Popovec, “Coffee Chain Expansions Still brewing”, U.S. coffee chains have cracked the secret to our country’s coffee supply and demand. Coffee […]

Blending the Generation Gap in the Workforce

September 17, 2015

The workforce is more diverse now than it has ever been with tech hungry millennials and seasoned baby boomers sharing the workload. Because of constant changes in the business world and economy, older generations are not only staying in the workforce longer but finding themselves in the same position of eager millennials searching for jobs. […]

Paying Off Credit Card Debt: The One Tip You Haven’t Tried

August 20, 2015

Most adult Americans have some sort of debt, regardless of the source; student loans, car loans, home loan, credit cards, etc., everyone would like to have less. Often the most costly source of debt is credit card debt. Credit cards are constantly charging you interest and that $100 purchase could end up costing you double […]

Hot air, High prices

August 18, 2015

As the Texas heat takes over the Alamo City some of us are seeing a dramatic increase in our monthly energy bill. In this heat it feels nearly impossible to not blast the air conditioner but there are ways to lower your energy costs. Turn it off and unplug Do a nightly walk-through your home […]

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