The arrival of autumn means many homeowners will take advantage of the cooler weather to begin home improvement projects. As the home improvement industry regularly ranks among the top five sources of complaints and customer reviews year after year, the Better Business Bureau is warning cons…

This past week I have had questions from several landowners who are planning to plant new pastures or improve forage production next year. This of course is dependent on adequate rainfall and other factors. Fall is a perfect time to have a soil analysis done on your property.

The cost of owning a car begins after the purchase. Whether you’re dealing with an oil change or have major repairs to take care of, it’s important to use a mechanic or auto shop worthy of your trust. In 2018, the Better Business Bureau received 1.6 million inquiries and more than 7,650 comp…

We have produced more hay this year than we did last year. We need to think about hay storage so we can carry over some hay to next year. Research has shown that you will lose 20% to 30% per bale of hay in a years’ time if it is carried over. There are several ways to reduce that amount of h…

With the school year just underway for East Texas schools, scammers will stand outside supermarkets or other neighborhood stores asking for donations to help the local football team, band or other cause. They may even knock on doors in your neighborhood. In some cases, the fundraiser may ask…

The Better Business Bureau is advising consumers to be aware of their rights and responsibilities before signing an apartment lease. Apartment complexes are consistently on the BBB’s top 25 list of industries that are complained about the most.

As the high school class of 2019 begins the next chapter of their lives, they will contend with an abundance of exciting new challenges and opportunities, and it’s important that they are prepared. Whether your high school grad is looking for work, learning how to juggle work and school and/…

The weather this year has been a roller coaster. We have had a tremendous amount of rain throughout the spring and into the summer. Hay producers could not get into the fields to bale their hay on time. First cutting hay was very mature. This would a great year to plant a winter pasture.

In the market for some new wheels? Whether you’re looking for your first car or something more family-friendly, buying a used car, while more economically friendly, can be a hassle if done incorrectly. Last year, the Better Business Bureau received more than 14,000 complaints regarding used …