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What should you do with an inheritance?

If you were to receive a sizable inheritance, what should you do with it? This money could help you achieve some of your important financial ... Read more

6 days ago by Jan Runions.

When is spring?

By Steve Roark Read more

7 days ago by Staff Reports.

This Easter season will be a little longer than usual

By Timothy Johnson Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Hickory history

By Steve Roark Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Winter birds commonly seen at feeders

A favorite winter pastime of mine is to maintain a bird feeding station, observing the visitors, keeping a list of birds that show up each ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Market outlook for 2019: Uncertainty is certain

To say the financial markets were a bit bumpy in 2018 may be an understatement. The S&P 500 was down 6.2 percent for the year, ... Read more

1 month ago by Jan Runions.

Your financial advisor can do some ‘life coaching’

Life coaches – not surprisingly – strive to improve the quality of life of their clients. And financial professionals essentially embrace the same mission. So, ... Read more

1 month ago by Jan Runions.

Joseph of the New Testament is an interesting character. Nearly everyone knows of him, but little is known of him. Read more

2 months ago by Jan Runions.

Where is God?

Have you ever wondered where God was during your heartache? As a little girl, I wondered every morning as I jerked my hands from beneath ... Read more

3 months ago by Jan Runions.

What’s smarter – paying off debts or investing?

It probably doesn’t happen as much as you’d like, but you may occasionally have some extra disposable income. For example, perhaps you have recently received, ... Read more

3 months ago by Jan Runions.

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