Easter 2019: It’s an $18 billion holiday

Americans are expected to spend more than $18 billion for the holiday, on everything from candy and clothing to gifts, flowers and food.

  Is your money safe? Tips for safely using peer-to-peer payment apps

Apps like Venmo and Zelle are quickly replacing cash. Some 76 million people use peer-to-peer apps. Here’s how to stay safe.

Watching Your Wallet: Experts give advice on reining in your tax refund

Rather than taking a tax refund check and splurging on a quick shopping spree, NerdWallet advises people make smart spending – or saving - plans.

Greg Abbott, Dan Patrick and Dennis Bonnen propose raising the Texas sales tax in order to lower property taxes

The idea would need approval from two thirds of the House and Senate and a majority of Texas voters.

  Federal tax refunds down more than $6 billion from 2018

The IRS said it has distributed more than $206 billion in refunds through March 29. That’s down from $212.3 billion last year.

American Bank of Commerce Announces New Market President

Arrington grew up in West Texas and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance from Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business.

Texas House approves 2020-21 budget plan, keeps extra $9 billion for school finance, property tax relief

In Dennis Bonnen’s first major test as speaker of the Texas House, the chamber he oversees resoundingly passed a $251 billion budget Wednesday after a long but largely civil debate — a departure from the dramatics that have typically defined such an affair.

Centennial Bank president named to 2019 Texas Lyceum Board of Directors

Centennial BANK President C. Brett McDowell has been inducted into the 2019 class of the board of directors for the Texas Lyceum, a nonprofit, non-partisan statewide organization that cultivates next-generation leaders.

Lost teeth aren’t earning as much money as they used to, researchers say

Delta Dental researchers say geography plays a factor for tooth worth

New tools are coming to improve your credit score, report says

The new services will be available on an opt-in basis and will be free to consumers.

Lubbock Economic Index marks record increases across 2018

Figures released by Lubbock National Bank reflect a west Texas economy on the rise.

  Gray Chairman, CEO Hilton H. Howell Jr. rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange

Gray Television now owns and operates television stations and digital properties in 91 markets across the U.S., including nearly 150 affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC networks.

  LEDA, Bandera Ventures break ground on building in Lubbock Business Park

Thursday, LEDA and Bandera Ventures broke ground for their new building, The Lubbock Logistic Center.


3 injured in major crash in Plainview on Saturday afternoon

  Hale Center EMS hosts fundraiser for new equipment

Woman drives van through schoolyard filled with children

A woman may be facing additional charges after driving her van through a school field during an event on Friday afternoon.