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Fixed Annuity Could Help Extend Lifespan of Retirement Accounts

It’s almost impossible to save too much for retirement. After all, you could spend two, or even three, decades as a retiree. And retirement is not cheap – even if you maintain a relatively modest lifestyle, some of your expenses, especially those involving health care, may continue to rise over the years. Consequently, you will…

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Earth Day Offers Valuable Lessons to Investors

On April 22, millions of people will observe Earth Day by participating in events that support environmental protection. As a citizen, you may want to take part in a local celebration. And as an investor, you can learn a few lessons from the themes of Earth Day. Here are a few of them: Avoid a…

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What Can You Do With Your Tax Refund?

We’re getting close to the tax-filing deadline. For many of us, this means it’s that time of year when we get our biggest financial windfall – a tax refund. If you have recently received a refund, or are expecting to get one in the next few weeks, what should you do with it? Of course,…

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Ana’s Cafe – A Family Affair

by Leanna Lehman — Fallon’s iconic Waterhole building has recently come back to life with the opening of a new restaurant, Ana’s Café. Ana Hardy, having been in the restaurant business for 17 years, finally has a place to call her own. After an extensive career at Jerry’s, Ana took her skills as a cook…

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Try to Avoid “Titanic” Investment Mistakes

It’s been 107 years this month since the tragedy of the Titanic. Of course, this disaster has fascinated the world ever since, leading to books, movies, musicals and, ultimately, a successful search for the big ship’s remains. On the positive side, commercial shipping lines learned a great deal from the Titanic, resulting in safer travel…

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Bits & Pieces – Just For You

Staff Report — Two friends who have worked together for the past 23 years at Crystal Cleaners, decided to slow down a bit and open a tailoring and embroidery shop. Crystal Wickware and Francie Lee are open for business in their shop at 960 Auction Road, Suite D, just down from Domino’s Pizza. Crystal was born…

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Time for Some Financial Spring Cleaning

Spring is here – and for many of us, that means it’s time for some spring cleaning. This year, in addition to tidying up your home, why not try brightening your financial environment? Some of the same moves you make to clean your surroundings may apply to your finances. Consider these suggestions: Get rid of…

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Local Credit Union Ranked #1

By Rachel Dahl – Fallon’s own Churchill County Federal Credit Union was recognized for the 4th quarter of 2018 as the number one highest scoring credit union in the nation. In a report announced by the Glatt Consulting Group in the Digital Journal, the Credit Union Industry “HealthScore” rated CCFCU number one based on 17…

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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 goals – so you’ll want to think carefully about your choices. Of course, everyone’s needs are different, so there’s no one “right” way to handle a large lump sum. But…

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