Work Toward Your Own Financial Independence Day


It’s almost the Fourth of July — time for fireworks, picnics and a reflection on all the liberties we possess in this country. But if you’re going to enjoy the freedom to do the things you want, especially during your retirement years, you’ll want to take the steps necessary to achieve your own “Financial Independence […]

FFBCC Annual Meeting July 14th FFB Conference Center

FFB Diamond

A member of the current FFBCC Board, in the first year of his 3 year term, resigned in the midst of the election cycle. Review of the bylaws and consultation with our attorney, determined the appropriate course of action was to permit the election process already in motion to proceed normally. The two seats on […]

The Little Red Restaurant Awarded the 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Little Red

Recognized as a Top Performing Restaurant as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site. The Little Red Restaurant at Fairfield Bay announced today that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award for a second year in a row, 2014 and 2015. Now in its fifth year, the award celebrates excellence in […]

New Contribution Limits Make 401(k) Plans Even More Attractive


If you are interested in saving for retirement, here’s some good news: For 2015, the IRS has raised the maximum contribution limits for 401(k) plans from $17,500 to $18,000. And if you’re 50 or older, you can put in an extra $6,000, up from $5,500 in 2014. These same limits also apply to 403(b) plans, […]

How Do Mutual Funds Compensate Investors?


As you probably know, a mutual fund may contain many different types of investments, such as stocks, bonds and government securities. But as an investor, you need to pay attention not only to what goes into your mutual fund, but also what comes out of it — namely, the three ways in which a fund […]

Ozark Health Nursing & Rehab News

New Ozark Health Logoi

Here at Ozark Health Nursing & Rehab Center we had an exciting week of activities. We kicked the week off with a round of basketball where we filled the court with some fierce competition. In celebration, we listened to music while we ate cake at our Birthday Party. We have five residents who have birthdays […]

Baptist Health Medical Center-Little Rock Implant’s The State’s First Heartmate III


Baptist Health Medical Center-Little Rock (BHMC-LR) implanted the state’s first HeartMate III, a left ventricular assist device, today as part of a clinical trial called MOMENTUM III. “This is extremely exciting for our end-stage heart-failure patients,” said Dr. John Ransom, a cardiovascular surgeon and surgical director of the Baptist Health Heart Transplant Program. “Our program […]

When Opportunity Knocks, Open the Door


If you’ve been around long-time investors, you’ll probably hear them say, ruefully, “If only I had gotten in on the ground floor of such-and-such computer or social media company, I’d be rich today.” That may be true — but is it really relevant to anyone? Do you have to be an early investor of a […]

Ozark Health Nursing News

New Ozark Health Logoi

Ozark Health Nursing & Rehab Center welcomed the new Activity team Karon Curtis and Deena Rath. We enjoyed visiting at our meet and greet where we discussed upcoming events. Staff and residents had a blast with the 21 CCLC afterschool program where we planted flowers in our courtyard; afterwards we enjoyed a refreshing soda in […]

Van Buren County Republican Meeting


The Van Buren County Republican Committee will be meeting at Jack’s in Fairfield Bay on Monday June 15. We will eat at 6 p.m. and the meeting to start promptly at 7 p.m. Your dinner choice will be off of the menu. For more information contact Linda @ 745-1136 or Chairman Rick @ 723-8433. Please […]