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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 […]

Fayetteville Shale Scholarship Fund Gives To UACCM Students

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Van Buren County Judge Roger Hooper, front row from left, FSSF Board Member Donnie Bates, FSSF Secretary and FSSF Board President Caleb Knight present scholarship funds to recipients Benjamin Hunley, bottom right, Sallie Kuykendall, top row from left, Cody Pruitt and Elizabeth Taylor.   Members of the Fayetteville Shale Scholarship Fund (FSSF) Board presented a […]

Street Improvement Bond Initiative passes

The special election results were overwhelmingly in support of the Street Improvement Bond Initiative- 352 for, 12 against. The next steps are to get the bond release underway and to start the bidding process. It is expected that funding will be available by mid-June. Road work is underway now to replace culverts and prep the […]

501 Life Magazine New Advertising Partner

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Sonja Keith, owner and editor, 501 Advertising and Publishing, LLC, visited the Bay for a personal tour on March 31. Hosted by Paul Wellenberger, Dwayne Miller, and Erin Taylor of Taylor’d Marketing, Sonja was immersed for several hours in Bay offerings. The tour included the historical complex and Indian Rock Cave, both golf courses, the […]

Faye’s Donates To Relay For Life

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Retail jewelers across the nation were challenged by wholesale jeweler, Alisa Unger, Designs to create a You Tube video featuring three words that describe their experience with cancer in their own lives and in the lives of those they love. An independent panel judged these videos and $500 was donated to the American Cancer Society […]

Time for Some Financial “Spring Cleaning”

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We’ve just about arrived at spring, the time when many people spruce up their homes, yards and other parts of their surroundings. This year, why not extend that practice a little further and give your financial and investment environment a good “spring cleaning”? Here are a few suggestions for doing just that: Reduce duplication. If […]

Charitable Giving Pays Off … for Everyone

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Americans are pretty generous — in fact, 83% of us donated money to charitable organizations last year, according to a Gallup survey. And now that we’re entering the holiday season, charitable giving well may be on your mind. Your key motivation for making charitable gifts, of course, is to help those organizations whose work is […]

Road Bond ~ No New Taxes Special Election

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A special election will be conducted on April 14, 2015 to consider a proposal to issue bonds for the purpose of addressing our deteriorating roads. These bonds will be paid utilizing road turnback fees from the state. By state law, sales taxes are pledged, but the bonds can and will be paid from road turnback […]

Control Your Emotions in Volatile Markets

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For the past few years, the stock market has moved up fairly steadily, with no major “corrections.” But thus far in 2015, we’ve already seen periods of volatility — enough, in fact, to make some investors jittery. Nervous investors may be more prone to make decisions based on short-term market movements — so how can […]

Housing Resales in the Bay Strengthen in 2015

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The Arkansas Democrat Gazette featured a business headline in their March 11 edition that stated “State home sales rise by 5.1% in January. With some research assistance from a local realtor here in the Bay, sales comparisons were revealed for the period January 1, 2015 thru March 12, 2015 with the same period in 2014. […]