Houston, Texas (NAPSI) - You don’t have to be Mallory Hagan to look like Miss America or, at any rate, to dress like her.

Houston, Texas (NAPSI) - Five percent may not sound like a lot of anything, but when it comes to building new homes, it can make a big contribution toward putting Americans to work.

Phoenix, Arizona (NAPSI) - When comparing college costs, one of a student’s first steps should be filling out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Then, students begin receiving back financial aid award letters from the colleges they’ve applied to.

Yuma, Arizona (NAPSI) - A snapshot of the financial life of the U.S. shows that community banks support small businesses in a big way.

Phoenix, Arizona (NAPSI) - Whether you’re providing information to students, businesspeople or organization members, how you present may be almost as important as what you say. These hints may help:

Washington, DC - (NAPSI) - Although parents may think those running public schools exist primarily to hire teachers, a new report found that, in 21 states, bureaucracy actually outnumbers those teaching children.

Washington, DC (NAPSI) - How do you know if a telemarketing call is a scam? That friendly voice on the phone may belong to an honest salesperson who is just trying to make a living or a crook who wants to trick you out of your money.