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Jeff Lynch Joins American Bankers Association

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Jeff Lynch, President and CEO of Eagle Bank and Trust, has been appointed to join the American Bankers Association’s Banker Advocacy and Grassroots Committee. Serving with fellow bankers from across the country, Lynch will be on the front lines of grassroots engagement for the banking industry. “No matter where we live, as bankers, we face similar […]

Reinvesting Dividends Can Be a Smart Move

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As an investor, you’ll eventually need to make all sorts of decisions — and some will be difficult. But there’s one choice you can make that can be relatively easy: reinvesting stock dividends. It’s simple to reinvest dividends — you just need to sign up for a dividend reinvestment plan (DRIP). Once you do, you […]

Business Profile: Sophisticuts Salon

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New to Shirley, but certainly not new to Hair Styling, Delores Napier, Betty Colbert and Kim Walker have the combined experience of over a centenarian. Delores Napier has worked in numerous salons in and around the Bay area, even working as an instructor at The Hair Styling Academy in Little Rock. Sophisticuts Salon has been […]

“Munis” Can Still Work for You – Even in Tough Times

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No matter where you live, the chances are good that a state or local government near you may be having some difficulty in balancing its budget. As a citizen, you’re probably concerned about how this situation will affect your life and your community. But as an investor, you may also wonder how this might affect […]

If Rates Rise, What Should You Do with Bonds?

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Interest rates are at historic lows. But they will rise eventually. If you invest in fixed-income vehicles, such as bonds, what might higher rates mean for you? As is almost always the case in the investment world, there’s no simple answer. First, it’s important to distinguish between short-term and long-term interest rates. The Federal Reserve […]

How Can You Become a “Healthy” Investor?

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May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. This “month” is designed to encourage people to follow a healthy, active lifestyle. You can take steps toward this goal, of course, but why not carry the concept of improving health to other areas of your life — such as your investments? Toward that end, consider these […]

2015-2016 Community Club Board Candidates Selected

On Wednesday, April 29, 2015 five residents came to draw their names for the ballot positions and have their photos taken. Their resumes’ and photos will appear in the May 27, 2014 issue of the Fairfield Bay News. The Ballots along with their resumes’ will be mailed to all the current property owners on Thursday, […]

Use “Tax Diversification” to Help Manage Retirement Income

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You need to save and invest as much as possible to pay for the retirement lifestyle you’ve envisioned. But your retirement income also depends, to a certain degree, on how your retirement funds are taxed. And that’s why you may be interested in tax diversification. To understand the concept of tax diversification, you’ll need to […]

AHAA District Meeting

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Baptist Health Medical Center Heber Springs Auxiliary hosted AHAA (Arkansas Hospital Auxiliary Association) North Central District Spring Conference April 21, 2015 at Heber Springs Community Center. Jimmy Clark, Mayor of Heber Springs welcomed 120 volunteers representing 9 Arkansas hospitals. Debby Borkowski, BHMC-HS Auxiliary President and Linda Conner, North Central District Chair presided over the business […]

Public Hearing

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The Fairfield Bay Planning and Zoning Comission will hold a Public Hearing May 7, 2015 at 4 p.m. in the Fireside Room at the Indian Hills Complex. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss Event tents for area realtors when they hold open house in the Bay. The tent will be located at one […]