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Inflation: The silent threat to your long-term security

While most investors are rightfully pleased with rising growth projections at home and abroad, the recovering global economy brings with it the specter of inflation. ... Read more

DeLaughter named clinical coordinator

BROOKHAVEN — Deaconess Hospice announced Brett DeLaughter, RN as hospice clinical coordinator for the Natchez/Brookhaven area. DeLaughter began employment with Deaconess Hospice in October of ... Read more

Look beyond U.S. borders for investment opportunities

On any given day, you could talk on a Samsung cell phone, watch a Sony television, take a Bayer aspirin or eat a Nestle Crunch ... Read more

Cafeteria plans offer benefits to employees and employers

Pick up your cafeteria tray and move down the line to view your choices. “I’ll take a spoonful of medical expenses, a big helping of ... Read more | 1 comment

Use your refund to create a better financial future

So your 1040 is filed and you are now anxiously waiting for your refund. Read more

To retire comfortable, know which moves to make

We all want to enjoy a comfortable retirement. But to do so, we need to make different moves, and consider different issues, at different times ... Read more

Naming beneficiaries is important issue for all

Whether you’re wealthy or earn a modest income, there is one estate planning concern that is shared by people from all walks of life — ... Read more

What’s the big deal about filibuster

"The use of the Senate,” wrote James Madison in 1787, “is to consist in its proceedings with more coolness, with more system and with more ... Read more

What is your objection to term life insurance?

One objection to purchasing term life insurance is just that: when the term is over, the policy is finished. That’s it. No more coverage. Read more

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