Mike Lassiter is a Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant. He is a Licensed Insurance Counselor and a Registered Investment Advisor. He can be reached locally at 770-786-2781.
In previous articles, I reviewed both the positives and negatives of using life insurance as an investment vehicle. This time, I would like to discuss what life insurance does best as an investment, and that is, self-completion at any time while the contract is inforce.
It was a grand day for Tim and Jessica Hutchinson Saturday, as they celebrated the opening of their new State Farm office located at 306 Village Circle in Social Circle.
Mason's Business Services needed more room.
Church Street Antiques will be closing its doors on March 7.
When the Social House, a full menu sports bar, opened its doors last month, owner Todd Scott selected its location in downtown Porterdale because he had fallen in love with the Newton County city.
Depending on what you want to utilize the policy for, life insurance could be an excellent way to accumulate cash. It could also be a very bad buy if you think it will perform in a fashion that probably won't happen. In this article, I will touch on types of life policies that probably aren't good investments and next time, I will review some policies that are attractive.
Clairon Metals Corporation is pleased to announce that Erica Arnett has been named Employee of the Year for 2014.
Many years ago, I was given a "Pocket Pig" from Newton Federal Bank and still have it along with other Covington and Newton memorabilia. It held 16 quarters and "If this Pocket Pig could talk he would say, save a little every day." Sixty years later, that's still great advice – Pay yourself first!
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A local bank has made great strides in providing cutting-edge technology and brand new services to customers.
Groups from the private and public sector came together at SKC Inc. in Newton to learn an improvement methodology called Lean Six Sigma.
A new Washington Street car wash opened May 9 in response to what owner Alrick Codner described as a need for a proper hand car wash in Covington.
Bridgestone Golf recently moved its entire premium golf ball manufacturing operations to its North American headquarters located at 1532 Industrial Park Boulevard in Covington.
Covington's rich filming history and recent successes has landed it a spot as a host city on a state-sponsored tour for international leaders.
Newton County's unemployment rate increased by half a percent to 8.5 percent in January as an estimated 468 locals lost jobs, likely due to the loss of seasonal jobs added during the holiday shopping season.
After gaining technical expertise and knowledge in every facet of his industry, Shane Steele has decided to make that knowledge available to Covington and Newton County.
The charm of Twelve Oaks Bed & Breakfast is based in part on its old-fashioned ways and antebellum architecture.
A few more fast-food restaurants are coming to Newton County, including two near the Walmart at Salem and Brown Bridge roads.
Without a highly skilled workforce in place, Newton County will struggle to attract the kind of industries that can truly bring up the county's per capita income and improve its quality of life, according to the county's top industrial recruiters.
Covington City Council members met Thursday night to discuss what the council should expect from the Main Street Covington program regarding tourism efforts, now that operation of the program is expected to be taken on by the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce.
Two industries are expanding in neighboring Morgan and Walton counties, creating hundreds of future jobs for area residents.
The Advanced Retirement Planning building, at 6140 Hannah St., is now pink. Brian Byars, owner of ARP in Covington, said the business was painted pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It will remain pink through October. ARP employees and their families, ARP clients and Newton Medical Center associates gathered Monday to reveal the newly painted office building.
George Lazenby, CEO of Newton Federal Bank, has been elected to the board of directors of the Community Bankers Association as Division Four Chair.