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A report released last Wednesday reports that the Big Apple is the "most walkable" city in the United States. In fact, many of its residents are able to forgo owning a car or can leave their cars behind when accessing neighborhood amenities such as grocery stores or coffee shops. This is accordin...
  I think this song by Alan Jackson says it all for me....."Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning)" and the most important portion of the song "Faith, hope and love are some good things He gave us....And the greatest is love...." Where were you when the world stopped turning on that Sept...
    U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-NY) announced a few weeks ago that after the August recess, he will introduce “Homestead: Act 2,” a 21st Century Homestead Act.  The idea behind it?  To reduce the housing glut AND.....he says, " put Americans back to work."  Inspired by the Homestead Act of 1...
 "The greatest ability in business is to get along with others and to influence their actions." John Hancock One of my strengths - or "talents" (since this is a "talent contest") is INFLUENCE. What IS "influence"? When we use our INFLUENCE, we are attempting to have our ideas understood and accep...
Something to think about  - "Life it turns out is a sound bite" by Gary Woltal.  If you are involved in branding, are you getting to the point and making the message clear?  And is your message simple and memorable?  I have disabled comments here so you can connect with Gary on your comments! I h...
A beautiful tribute by Mike Cooper on the 10 year anniversary of 9/11.  As we approach Sunday, all of us are remember where we were and what we were doing on that fateful day.  God bless America! And I have disabled comments on this reblog in honor of the original author  - please let Mike know y...
The Pre-Approval mistakes that a homebuyer cannot afford to make!  It is important to remember that any changes to the buyer's financial profile could affect their loan approval.  Rebekah Radice has nailed it when she says "just say NO to the temptation of making any financial changes until you h...
Just recently I met an incredible woman from Ruston, Louisiana, who ranks Number 3 in the NATION as a Dave Ramsey Certified Financial Counselor!    As I sat with Kelly Brantley a few weeks ago over blackberry grits (my personal favorite at the "Another Broken Egg" restaurant) I was amazed at her ...
  "I Recommend This Book" is a new series I am beginning where I will be sharing a short synopsis of books I have read that have made an impact on my business or my life. The first in this series is "The Go-Giver" by Bob Burg with John David Mann. Genuine success in any business is based on genui...
  According to information provided at, paydays for military retirees and those who receive portions of retired pay are changing for September and December,as the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) changes its pay schedule to comply with the 2011 National Defense Autho...

Louise Thaxton NMLS 69996

Military Mtg Specialist - 866-960-9115 VA FHA USDA
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