Protect Your Retirement Against Market Volatility

As an investor, you’re well aware that, over the short term, the financial markets always move up and down. During your working years, you may feel that you have time to overcome this volatility. And you’d be basing these feelings on actual evidence: the longer the investment period, the greater the tendency of the markets […]

You Can Cope with Turbulence as a Passenger and an Investor

If you’re like many travelers, you get a little nervous when your airplane goes through some turbulence. And if you’re like a lot of investors, you may get somewhat jumpy when the financial markets are volatile. Yet flight turbulence probably isn’t as scary as it seems, and the same may be true for market volatility […]

Is Your Portfolio Truly Diversified?

Life is full of ups and downs — and the financial markets are no different. As an investor, you’re no doubt happy to see the “ups” — but the “downs” can seem like a real downer. Isn’t there any way to help smooth out the volatility in your investment portfolio? First of all, to cope […]

Ribbon Cutting for New Business

The Fairfield Bay Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the newest financial service in the Bay. Heritage Creek Financial, owned and operated by Robert Henderson and his son, Tony, (who operates an office in Conway) is located in the Noacon building next to Cravens on Hwy 16. Attending the ribbon cutting were […]

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 […]