Emergency Responders Seminar

Ingram Philips, with City Watch Community Activity, has announced a special seminar focused on tornado disaster events. Mayor James Firestone, of Vilonia, will meet with 30 invitees on Thursday, February 12, 11-2 p.m. in the DPS Training Room, Fairfield Bay. The purpose of the session is to provide first-person experience to community responders from across […]

BUSINESS PROFILE

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BC Stained Glass Even though Barbara Cornett lived and worked in the Chicago area until recently, she and her husband have had a vacation home in the Fairfield Bay area for a little more than twenty years. She has looked forward to the time she could enjoy all they love about Arkansas and last year […]

Own a Small Business? Consider These Retirement Plans

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For a variety of reasons, many people, particularly those in the baby boom generation, are considering retiring later than they might have originally planned. If you’re in this group, you’ll want to take full advantage of those extra working years by contributing as much as you can to a retirement plan that can help you […]

City Receives Jag Grant

The City of Fairfield Bay is pleased to announce the receipt of an Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) in the amount of $4,200. Grant funds will be utilized to purchase new dress and duty uniforms for our 6 full time police officers and our 9 new reserve officers as well as badges for […]

Investment Mistakes to Watch For…at Different Stages of Life

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As an investor, how can you avoid making mistakes? It’s not always easy, because investing can be full of potential pitfalls. But if you know what the most common mistakes are at different stages of an investor’s life, you may have a better chance of avoiding these costly errors. Let’s take a look at some […]

Battle Those Low Rates – with Three Types of Income

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If you depend on fixed-income investments for at least part of your income, you probably haven’t been too happy in recent years, as interest rates have hit historic lows. Nonetheless, even in a low-rate environment, you can broaden the income-producing potential of your investment portfolio. However, before taking action, it’s helpful to know what the […]

City Council Approves Special Election to Consider Road Bond Issue

The Fairfield Bay City Council approved an ordinance calling for a special election on April 14, 2015 to consider a $2.5M bond package to address our urgent road improvement needs. If passed, the revenue bonds will allow the City to resurface over 20 miles of roads and stripe all 76 miles of paved roads in […]

Investing is a Marathon — Not a Sprint

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Investors sometimes may get frustrated with their investments because those investments don’t seem to produce quick results. Perhaps that’s understandable in our fast-paced society, in which we’ve grown accustomed to instant gratification. But investing is, by nature, a long-term activity. If you look at it in terms of an athletic event, it’s not a sprint, […]

Don’t Wait: Sign Up For Health Insurance By Jan. 15 For Coverage To Begin Feb. 1

Arkansans who want to enroll in plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace have until Feb. 15 to do so. However, the Arkansas Hospital Association is urging people not to wait because a person’s signup date impacts when the coverage takes effect, AHA President Bo Ryall said, “If a person signs up between the 1st and […]

Battle Those Low Rates – with Three Types of Income

edward-jones

If you depend on fixed-income investments for at least part of your income, you probably haven’t been too happy in recent years, as interest rates have hit historic lows. Nonetheless, even in a low-rate environment, you can broaden the income-producing potential of your investment portfolio. However, before taking action, it’s helpful to know what the […]