Abilene Water Service Unveils Smart Meter Features

The City of Abilene’s plan to install new smart water meters throughout the city is approximately 98% complete, with approximately 41,000 meters installed of the 43,000 planned. The city’s water department has been working with Pedal Valves, Inc. since 2019 to replace the city’s meters with an Advanced Metering Infrastructure …

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Common Sense Investing: Is Investing Too Easy?

When I was a child, life hurt me. We didn’t have all the safety equipment, rules and regulations to keep us from scratching our knees. When we hurt ourselves doing something stupid, our parents would usually say, “Well, I hope you’ve learned your lesson. “I rode the bike once with …

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Check Out The 2021 Personal Loan Review

Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make informed decisions with your money. We may receive a small commission from our partners, such as American Express, but our reports and recommendations are always independent and objective. The bottom line: Discover is a great option for …

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10 Money-Saving Tips for Students

Some students want to live the life of a rock star but can’t because they don’t have the money for it. Living beyond your means to look “cool” on campus is unhealthy and a road that will eventually leave you in huge debt when your class is over. Colleges assign …

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Scale of cash economy in South African townships amazes FirstRand

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – FirstRand has found it more difficult than expected to offer banking services to cash-only businesses in South African townships, but the businesses involved are also much larger than they thought. Africa’s largest lender by market capitalization announced the takeover of fintech company Selpal in March, with the …

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