Monthly Archives: December 2010


“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.”  -Dale Carnegie

In-Network or Out-of-Network Medical Services

What does the term In-Network and Out-Of-Network mean? In-Network = the physician you have elected to see is participating with your insurance carrier & specific plan and has agreed to accept a negotiated contract rate for services rendered.  Typically your out of pocket expense is less with an In-Network Physician. Out-of-Network = the physician you haveContinue Reading


“Nothing so conclusively proves a man’s ability to lead others as what he does from day to day to lead himself.”  -Thomas J Watson

Tricare Prime vs Tricare Standard benefits

There is a difference between TRICARE Prime and TRICARE Standard benefits for beneficiaries.  The following is information to help you understand both programs: TRICARE network providers sign a contract with Humana Military to provide care for TRICARE beneficiaries and agree to file claims. TRICARE Prime enrollees are treated under a health maintenance organization-style model and are assigned to primaryContinue Reading


“In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later.”   -Harold S Geneen

Cowtown Netweavers 12.15.2010

The inspiration message of the day: Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny. – Frank Outlaw

Texas Workforce Commission Fall 2010 Publication

Have you read the Texas Workforce Commission Fall 2010 publication?  It is now available online.  Click the link here to read or save your copy:

How to Keep Up with Your Accounting Records

None of us like paperwork and because of that, receipts get stashed in all kinds of places.  Your pockets, the car, your purse, your briefcase, your day planner, and some even get tossed away.  If you put processes in place, you can avoid many of the headaches at tax time by keeping track of your receiptsContinue Reading


“It’s not your salary that makes you rich, it’s your spending habits.”  -Charles A Jaffe

Cowtown Netweavers 12.08.2010

Today, Mike McCaleb, one of the founders of Cowtown Netweavers ( gave us a talk on Networking Tips.  I wanted to share them with you here. Networking Tips 1. Have an attitude of giving.  Always giving. 2. People do business with people They Know, They Like, and They Trust.  You need to get to knowContinue Reading