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College savings plans – some options

When it comes to college savings plans – as it does with any financial planning decision – the choice that's best for you will depend on your unique situation, including your risk tolerance and the number of years until your child begins college.

Another consideration is your child's plans. Does he or she even plan on attending college? If so, has he or she chosen a school? Talk with your child about college, then make an appointment with your financial advisor to find the plan that best suits your needs.

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Second ‘Wing’ has Rick Ross flying high about Memphis

Second ‘Wing’ has Rick Ross flying high about Memphis

Memphis now has two Wingstop locations owned by Rick Ross, Maybach Music Group CEO and platinum recording artist.

Excited Memphians and even a few out-of-towners lined up outside the new restaurant for a special meet and great last Saturday (Oct. 13). His second local Wingston franchise is located in East Memphis near the Oak Court Mall at 4697 Poplar Avenue.

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  • Written by Milton Howery III

Women in Business: Making their presence known

Women in Business: Making their presence known

This month, we salute women in business by looking at models of success

on the national and local levels.

Oprah Winfrey, OWN

No conversation regarding women in business is complete without referencing Oprah. This year alone, we have watched her launch not a new show or movie, but a new network called OWN. If there was ever a role model of what to do in business, she has created the plan book.

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Unemployment reaches lowest point under Obama

WASHINGTON – After receiving poor marks for his performance in his nationally-televised debate with Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, President Obama received a much-needed boost from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' report showing that unemployment fell to 7.8 percent in September, the lowest it has been in nearly four years.

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  • Written by Freddie Allen

In a trust you can trust

If you think trusts are only for rich people, think again.

Generally speaking, a trust is simply an arrangement whereby one person agrees to hold property for the benefit of another. So, a trust is made to order if you are looking to reduce your assets/income or estate tax liabilities, avoid probate, or issue money to your beneficiaries in increments – instead of lump sums – in the event of your death.

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