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.
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The U.S. Small Business Network is hosting one final cash mob in Covington at Van Go's Studio from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday.
"I hope you're not mob weary, but I promise this one will be worth it," Marlon Brammer posted on the Facebook page of the Small Business Friday group. "Van Go is tucked away off the square and really does not get much attention. They are in desperate need of some exposure. If there ever was a need for a cash mob, this one would be it."
Brenda Cronan has joined the Covington United Bank office as a Mortgage Loan Officer. Cronan will be responsible for developing United Bank's mortgage loan presence in Covington and the surrounding counties of Newton, Rockdale and Walton.
Christina DiCarlo of Covington, received her white coat at the Physician Assistant Program Class of 2013 White Coat Ceremony at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harrogate, Tenn., on June 30.
Car wash company owner Mike Aiello Jr. had planned to build two new car washes in Newton County, investing around $5 million and adding 60-plus full-time jobs, but he said he's abandoning the Newton County market completely after the county board of zoning appeals denied his request for buffer and impervious surface variances.
Newton County's unemployment rate showed little movement from April to May and has dropped a little over a point when compared to last year.
Nestled in the corner of the square is a brand new addition to the city of Covington. Charmed: Salon-Spa-Boutique is opening on Thursday July 5, bringing luxury spa treatments and more to the area.
As the health care world becomes more regulated and hospitals struggle to work with fewer staff, Patricia Waller, one of Newton's newest executives, fears the human side of nursing is being lost and hopes to stem that trend.
"As we get more regulatory and checklist-oriented, it becomes technician-type nursing. We've lost the personal touch," said Waller, who was hired June 1 as the assistant administrator of patient care services, including the role of chief nursing officer.
Burke Truckline, 190 Cheyenne Drive, Covington, (770) 256-4423, Mr. Heron Earma Burke.
Georgia exporters now have an easy way to increase their presence in the global marketplace and find trade partners throughout the world. By listing their companies and products or services in the online Georgia Export Directory, companies in the state can heighten their global visibility and attract potential customers, buyers and/or representatives. This opportunity is offered through the Georgia Department of Economic Development and Convergent Commerce Group, publisher of the directory.
"Growing business through trade is good for the state's economy, and we are thrilled to launch this great new opportunity for our exporters," said Kathe Falls, director ...
Dairy Queen Of Covington, 3125 Highway 278 E, Covington, March 29, Score 82.
The U.S. Small Business Network is spearheading an initiative in Newton County called Small Business Fridays with its first target being Noring Farms on Floyd.
This Friday, Noring Farms on Floyd will be "cash mobbed" between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Noring Farms on Floyd is an organic food store with fresh produce and foods from local farmers.
Robinson Masonry, 60 Woodland Ridge Circle, Covington, (404) 966-9726, Mr. Billy Robinson.
When the Dairy Queen opened on Jan. 2, 1965, it was one of the only restaurants in town. Today, it surrounded other fast food joints, grocery stores and businesses.
In July 2010, the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce revamped its mission statement and promised to take the lead on small business, economic development and tourism.
Newton County's jobless rate fell below 10 percent for the first time since 2008.