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    Plan ahead but prepare to pivot

    Few can argue the importance of perseverance in our lives. Determination to succeed, unwavering focus on a goal, and a steadfast commitment to forge on despite difficulties, failure, or opposition are worthy character traits. Yet there is a point where the needle goes too far, and you may find that sticking to the plan is […] More

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    Peace on Earth… Joy in Your Life

    “Excitement is a great and necessary thing; without it life wouldn’t be complete. But happiness – real happiness – is something entirely different, at once calmer and more rewarding.” So says Harvard-trained Ph.D. and life coach, Martha Beck.  “True joy,” she states, “lacks the wild ups and downs of an excitement-based life. It’s a peaceful […] More

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    Giving is Good Stuff

    Help us stuff a bus! Donate to those in need and join DART Friday, Dec. 6, from 6 a.m.-5 p.m. at SMU/Mockingbird Station for its annual Stuff a Bus event. Stuff A Bus is a DART employee initiative that benefits North Texas families and individuals in need. The event compliments two separate DART employee-sponsored drives – Santa Cops and Comforting […] More

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    8 Things To Do Before Applying for a Mortgage  

    Applying for a mortgage is an exciting and stressful time. There’s the anticipation of buying a home or property, and the nerves about the application and approval processes. To make the mortgage application process smoother, here are 8 things to do before applying. 1. Check Your Credit ScoreYour credit score is one of, if not […] More

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    The Pre-Nup Discussion!

    By Deron Sugg | Contributor The “pre-nup discussion” is a lot like the “birds and the bees talk” in that the mere mention of either is grimace-inducing, despite their potentially formative roles in one’s future.  I mean, let’s be honest, a person saying, “I’m madly in love with you, but just in case this doesn’t […] More