April 10, 2021

Day: April 10, 2021

5 Things I’d Tell Anyone About Building Wealth and Managing Money

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I’ve worked in the financial industry for the last eight years. Working alongside certified financial planners and helping manage their client relationships has taught me a number of surprising lessons about money and how to best manage it.

The most profound money tips I’ve picked up along my career path have very little to do with secret investment tactics designed to make you rich fast.

In fact, the best lessons I’ve learned underline the fact that there’s less of a relationship between technical know-how and

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Biotech VCs have more money than ever to invest. What could go wrong?

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Google will disrupt higher education

Business Report Publisher Rolfe McCollister used to joke that if Google ever started giving diplomas, colleges were in trouble. But now with Google parent company Alphabet’s latest announcements, it’s really happening. 

A March 11 report from Inc. features an interview with Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai, who details Google’s plans to launch a series of certificate programs aimed at helping people bridge skills gaps and get jobs in high-growth fields without a college degree.  

As McCollister writes in his new opinion piece, the article goes on to say that most enrollees will finish in six months or

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Gunman leaves one dead, trooper and five others wounded in mass shooting in Bryan

BRYAN — A man armed with a pistol on Thursday killed one person and wounded five others at a cabinet production plant, sending workers scrambling for safety in what became the latest in a spate of mass shootings across the United States in recent weeks.

The suspected shooter was identified late Thursday as 27-year-old Larry Bollin of Grimes County. Bollin, who was charged with murder, also allegedly shot a pursuing Texas Department of Public Safety trooper while fleeing the scene. The trooper remained in serious but stable condition as of Thursday night. Bollin was arrested around 4:30 p.m. near Bedias, … Read More

Texans, your credit score could increase your auto insurance premiums more than some dings on your driving record

A recent report confirms that creditworthiness can have a tremendous impact on how much you pay to insure your vehicle.

Reminder: The tax deadline is is not April 15th in Texas this year

First off, someone asked in a panic this week about the tax deadline. 

A reminder: That was put on ice, along with everything else by the Texas February winter storm. 

This year, Texans’ taxes are due by June 15th.   

Add used cars to the COVID-19 shortages 

Now to COVID-19 shortages. It happened with toilet paper, disinfectant spray, bicycles, and so many more products because

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Financial adviser, C-suite consultant buy priciest home sold in March

The house at 7612 Hill Drive overlooks the James River. (Photos courtesy of CVRMLS)

A local couple’s purchase of a nearly century-old house along Riverside Drive topped Richmond-area home sales last month, edging out several million-dollar deals that included a recently built modern home in Byrd Park.

Topping the list was 7612 Hill Drive, a 7,500-square-foot house on a bluff beside the river that sold March 29 for $2.15 million, below its Jan. 19 list price of $2.49 million.

The buyers are Brian and Stephanie Ford. They were represented by Paul Wierschem with Keller Williams Midlothian.

The original

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