How will Your Retirement Income Fit Into Your Retirement Strategy?

Have you given much thought to collecting Social Security? The answer probably depends on how old you are — but whatever your age, you’ll want to consider the best way of incorporating Social Security benefits into your retirement income strategy. Of course, if you have several decades to go until you retire, you might be […]

Board Discusses GM Position

As you are all aware, our General Manager, Paul Wellenberger, has tendered his resignation due to health reasons. The Community Club is in the middle of a number of issues that are extremely important to the future of the Club and Fairfield Bay. These include the formation of a non-profit foundation to allow the solicitation […]

Lake Vapors Opens in Clinton

     If you are serious about quitting smoking, Lake Vapors in Clinton, has an alternative that could put you on the road to a healthier you. James and Nancy Fowler have dedicated themselves to a new venture to help people. Lake Vapors offers you an opportunity to cut down on the chemicals that are normally […]

Don’t Keep Family in the Dark About Your Plans

You might work diligently at building a financial roadmap for your retirement years and a comprehensive estate plan. But you can’t just create these strategies – you also have to communicate them. Specifically, you need to inform your spouse and your grown children what you have in mind for the future – because the more […]

What Happens to My IRA After I’m Gone

Contributing to an IRA can help you build some of the resources you will need to enjoy a comfortable retirement. But what happens to your IRA if you don’t use it up in your lifetime? You can still put the IRA’s assets to good use — as long as you’ve made the right moves and […]

New Craft Shop in the Mall

Fairfield Bay is the new home of ‘CRAFTERS Social House @ Lost Creek,’ a new craft and art shop located in the Mall facing Lost Creek and the Conference Center. The official opening date is scheduled for June 1, days and hours to be announced at a later time. This unique place is more than […]

Identity Theft

Identity theft is a big problem. How big? Consider this: In 2015, about 13 million Americans were victimized, with a total fraud amount of $15 billion, according to Javelin Strategy & Research. That’s a lot of victims, and a lot of money. How can you protect yourself from becoming a statistic? Here are a few […]

VBC Realtor Luncheon at the Cool Pool

The Van Buren County Board of Realtors met on Friday, May 20 at the Cool Pool Café for a luncheon sponsored by Primary Residential Mortgage. The Board was updated on key issues from Washington regarding Real Estate by Arkansas Realtors Association District 1 Vice President, Sandra Kelley. Having just returned from Washington and a key […]

COUNTY JUDGE NEWSLETTER May – 2016

Well, our winter of 2016 turned out to be a very mild one. The Road Crew had to spread sand and salt for only a couple of days and we did not have any large snows. The winter has been not only mild from temperatures but a fairly dry year. Because of mild weather and […]

Realtors in Action

“One of our Agents, Fred Herman of Goodwin & Herman Associates, is busy!! He serves on the Board of Directors of Federated Rural Insurance Exchange, which provides Workman’s Comp, Property, & Casualty Insurance to over 700 Rural Electric Cooperatives, such as our local Petit Jean Electric Cooperative. Fred represents all of our Co-Op members and […]