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The Austin Trail of Lights is Back!

Austin’s Trail of Lights returns this year after a two-year absence, according to the Austin American-Statesman. Admission is free. The event, which is now being funded by donations from community members and area businesses as opposed to the previous, city-funded … Continue reading

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Former Ball Player Sentenced for Bankruptcy Fraud

Former Major League Baseball player Lenny Dykstra has been sentenced to 6 ½ months in prison because he hid assets from his bankruptcy trustee, according to the Austin American-Statesman. The former ballplayer, who spent 12 years playing for the New … Continue reading

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Austin Rates in Top 20 for Working Mothers | Dripping Springs Estate Planning Attorney

Forbes has conducted a study on the best metropolitan areas in the United States for working mothers. The study took into consideration cost of living, average commute times, cost of child care, quality of schools, safety of the community, among … Continue reading

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Income Dropping for Older Americans | Dripping Springs Bankruptcy Attorney

A report in the Austin American-Statesman indicates that Americans nearing retirement age may have been more adversely affected by the economic difficulties of recent years than many others. In addition to the downturn of the housing market, household income has … Continue reading

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Student Loan Defaults Rise | Dripping Springs Bankruptcy Attorney

About 750,000 people defaulted on student loans in 2011, according to a report by CNN. With over 4.1 million borrowers, that represents about 9.1%, up from about 8.8% in 2010. To default in this case means to neglect to make … Continue reading

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Broadway Bank to Move to Austin | Dripping Springs Estate Planning Attorney

San Antonio-based Broadway Bank has planned a move to Austin, according to Statesman.com. The community bank plans to open its Austin headquarters, which will be a full-service branch, by Spring. The eventual goal is to spend about $20 million dollars … Continue reading

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Identity Theft Protection for Students | Dripping Springs Bankruptcy Attorney

Kiplinger’s is reporting on the importance of teaching your college-aged children to protect themselves against identity theft. As the school year ramps up, and millions of teenagers go off to college to live away from the relative security of home … Continue reading

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Business Expansion in Dripping Springs | Dripping Springs Estate Planning Attorney

Dripping Springs has seen a lot of business growth in recent years, with a number of businesses moving into the town from other municipalities around Austin, according to the Austin American-Statesman. Notably, a number of beverage makers and hotels have … Continue reading

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Parents Monitor Student Credit Card Use | Dripping Springs Bankruptcy Attorney

Since the Credit Card Act made it more difficult for people under age 21 to get credit cards a couple of years ago, parents effectively have more of a say in credit decisions for their college-aged children, according to a … Continue reading

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Austin Home Sales on the Rise | Austin Estate Planning Attorney

According to the Austin American Statesman, home sales in the Austin metro area have been on the rise. May was the twelfth consecutive month that there have been more home sales than the same month of the previous year. It … Continue reading

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