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02/17/2017
I have dreamed of the day I would receive my university diploma for a long time. For a while, it felt like the day would never come, but now it is here. I will be graduating from Louisiana Tech in a...
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02/17/2017
When I was a sophomore in high school, I had absolutely no idea what it meant to be an adult. I never had to worry about paying bills, making a budget or deciding on a car payment. Those lessons...
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02/16/2017
I do not want to underrepresent the financial problems of Louisiana — it’s not pretty. The Legislature is currently in a special session called by Gov. John Bel Edwards to deal with how to close the...
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02/15/2017
At the beginning of school year 1969-70, the last vestiges of legal segregation in Lincoln Parish classrooms ended. That’s when predominantly black schools dotted across the parish closed, their...
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02/13/2017
I can’t remember the last time I drove by somebody’s house and saw clothes hanging on the line. Back in the early 60’s before clothes dryers became so prevalent it was a pretty common sight. As a...
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02/11/2017
The more things change, the more they stay the same. Since January of 2016 Louisiana has had a new governor and new administration. We’ve elected many new congressmen over the past year and half. But...
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02/11/2017
If you’re just starting out in your career, you will need to be prepared to face some financial challenges along the way — but here’s one that’s not unpleasant: choosing what to do with some extra...
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02/11/2017
No one enjoys thinking about the day when they or a loved one will pass away. But if you care how your estate will be dispersed after you’re gone, it’s a topic you need to consider. And for same-sex...
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02/11/2017
Question: My investment guy ran a report for me that had a bunch of charts and graphs and said that I would have a 90 percent confidence level, but some of the charts show me running out of money. I...
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02/10/2017
In a life with so many mishaps and disagreements, it’s hard for some people to keep a positive outlook. So if you can’t be positive, just become neutral, like Switzerland. I’ve been through quite a...