Texas Teacher Pay Legislation Proposing $5K Salary Increase Heads To SenateThe Senate Finance Committee unanimously approved SB 3 providing a permanent $5,000 annual salary increase for every classroom teacher in the state.
Despite Terrible Odds, Texans Taking A Chance At Mega Millions FortuneA person's odds of winning this week's Mega Millions is 1 in 302.5 million, but that’s not stopping Texans from taking their chances at snagging the record setting jackpot of $1.6 billion.
Texas Instruments' New CEO Loses Job For Personal MisconductBrian Crutcher resigned Tuesday after TI's board determined he violated the company's code of conduct with behavior the company said was not consistent with its ethics and core values.
New Tax Form Is Indeed Smaller, But Filing Is No SimplerThe Trump administration may deliver on its promise to reduce a commonly used tax form to postcard size, but it does not shrink the workload for many Americans filling out their taxes.
App Helping Children Learn About Finances & Get Work DoneTeaching financial literacy to kids is more than just piggy banks and cash allowance for chores.
Pay Raises Coming For Dallas First RespondersPay raises are on the way for Dallas’ first responders. The city council today approved a $3.1 billion dollar spending plan that includes salary increases for both police and firefighters.
Kids Leaving Home Doesn't Always Lead To Parents Saving MoreRaising kids is expensive, so when they strike out on their own it seems logical that parents would have more money to save for retirement. But that's not always the case.
Federal Regulators Propose Restrictions On Payday LendersFederal regulators are proposing a significant clampdown on payday lenders and other providers of high-interest loans.
Two-Thirds Of Americans Would Struggle To Cover $1,000 EmergencyIt's a sign that despite years of recovery from the Great Recession, Americans' financial condition remains as precarious as ever.
Stricter Rules Unveiled For Brokers Giving Retirement AdviceThe Obama administration is unveiling rules that will require brokers who recommend investments for retirement savers meet the stricter standard that now applies to investment advisers.
The Common Money Mistakes College Freshmen MakeMany college freshmen will soon be moving to their new campuses. They may have all the essentials they need for college, but when it comes to financial education, experts say many of them deserve an “F”.
5 Tax Breaks New Parents Should Know AboutTax breaks can make raising children a little more affordable.
Tax Professional Gail Rosen's Advise On How To Fully Prepare For Tax SeasonTax professional Gail Rosen, CPA, shares her secrets for making tax season as painless as possible.
Tax Tips: What All New College Grads Need To KnowWelcome, students, to taxes for recent graduates 101.
UNT Overstated Fiscal Health By As Much As $23MFinancial documents released by the University of North Texas show accounting irregularities that have overstated the university's financial position by as much as $23 million.