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Looking for financial information?

Try the Lone Star Bancnet, a service of the Texas Bankers Association bringing you news and information about the Texas banking industry. Consumer services include information about Texas banks and tips on personal finance & investments. For bankers who are TBA members, services include compliance & regulatory updates, security alerts, directories, bank insurance products, and links to other banking-related home pages.

The Bank Rate Monitor tracks bank rate trends.

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) provides a wealth of data on loans within particular geographic areas, reports on particular banks, each bank's market share of loans in a particular area, un-summarized loan application records, and summarized national statistics on the HDMA database.

Need some money? Try the Zagury site which provides links to over 500 commercial banks.

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Financial Tools

Need a little help with the math?The Salary Calculator allows you to compare the cost of living in hundreds of U.S. and international cities. Are you paying too much - or too little ?

Need to save for retirement? Try the Retirement Calculator to find out how much money you need to save to reach your financial goals.

The Javascript Financial Calculator enables you to calculate present value, future value, number of periods, payment, and interest rate.

Hugh's Mortgage and Financial Calculators page gives you many financial calculation options. These calculators include mortgage income qualification , prepayment, APR. tuition savings,. FHA vs. conventional 95 loans, retirement, annual yield of interest, car leasing payment, future value/tax deferred annuity, monthly payment generator, and many more.

Foreign Currency Exchange Rates lets you convert currency from 37 countries.

And then there's Martindales' Calculators On-Line Center. If you can't find a calculator to fit your needs at this site, you've overlooked something.

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Travel information

Need to find a specific address or driving directions? Use MapQuest.

Maps on Us is another site that will give you door-to-door directions & relevant maps.

The DFW Airport site provides links to over twenty airlines operating at that facility.

The DFW Airport Guide provides information on the airport, terminals, employment opportunities, etc. at the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport.

Look up American Airline's site for fares and schedules. At this site you can also get the schedule for American Eagle flights leaving from Killeen.

Don't like to fly? See if you can schedule a train trip on Amtrack.

Did the boss tighten your travel budget? Impress her by taking the bus. Greyhound provides scheduling and pricing information.

Do you want some information to a city you are traveling to? Then check out CityNet.

Need a place to stay? Travelocity lets you make hotel, airline, and car rental reservations online.

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Mailing and Package Tracking Information

The United States Postal Service provides rate calculators, express mail tracking, and zip codes. Check out their incredible stories and unforgettable letters sections.

UPS gives you information on tracking, cost, drop-offs, and pick-ups (mail and packages only).

FedEx lets you track the status of your package any time of day, anywhere in the world. Also contains information on E-mail tracking and FedEx's Money-Back Guarantee.

Airborne Express tracks you shipment every step of the way. Allows you to track more than one shipment at a time.

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Stock, Bonds, Commodities & Futures Resources

The New York Cotton Exchange.

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Futures and options traded on the CME include currencies, interest rates, stock indices, and agricultural commodities.

Look up stock information on the American Stock Exchange

Or try the New York Stock Exchange.

For more stock and mutual fund information, surf over to NASDAQ.

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Tax Information & Resources

On 1040.Com topics include federal and state tax information, forms, IRS publications, and electronic tax filing information.

Hender & Company provides you with a tax and business monthly newsletter containing general tax information.

How about going straight to the Internal Revenue Service

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Business Law Information

The Methven & Associates web site contains federal and state statues, cases and agencies, raising capital, & much more.

The Corporate Counselor sites features numerous resources including daily news, column, and articles on employment law, securities, antitrust, and other business issues.

Oops - did you goof in some business decisions ? Surf to Yahoo! for their link site on bankruptcy resources.

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Texas Dept. of Economic Development Community Profiles

The information provided in these Texas Community Profiles are maintained by designated economic development representatives in each city. The profiles contain information on community contacts, infrastructure, utilities, bond ratings, taxes and local incentives, workforce, education, climate, and more.

For community profiles of other Texas cities, go to TDED's site.

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Local Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development Sites

TU Electric's economic and business development department is committed to help new industries locate to their service area and promote expansion of existing businesses.

Belton Area Chamber of Commerce
412 E. Central, Belton , TX 76513

Cameron Area Chamber of Commerce
102 E. 1st, Cameron, Tx. 76520

Copperas Cove Chamber of Commerce
311 S. 1st St., Copperas Cove , TX 76522

Copperas Cove Economic Development Corporation

Hamilton Chamber of Commerce
204 E. Main, Hamilton , TX 76531

Killeen Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 548, Killeen, Tx. 76540

Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 627, Lampasas , TX 76550
Phone: 512-556-5172    Fax: 512-556-2195

Mills County Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture
1001 Fisher St., Goldthwaite, Tx. 76844

Rockdale Chamber of Commerce
1203 W. Cameron Ave., Rockdale, Tx. 76567

San Saba County Chamber of Commerce
County Courthouse, San Saba , TX 76877

Temple Chamber of Commerce
2 North 5th St., Temple, Tx. 76501-4238

Temple Economic Development Corporation

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Page last updated July 10, 2001 at 10:37 am by Katrina McCall