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Should hard assets be a part of your financial plan?

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.

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Updated: mar. 15, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Life insurance as an investment?

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.

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Posted: mar. 07, 2015 2:58 p.m. | Updated: mar. 08, 2015 5:00 a.m.

New State Farm business opens in Social Circle

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.

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Posted: feb. 28, 2015 6:31 p.m. | Updated: mar. 01, 2015 7:00 a.m.
Mason staying in Covington

Mason staying in Covington

Mason’s Business Services needed more room.

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Posted: feb. 14, 2015 4:35 p.m. | Updated: feb. 15, 2015 7:00 a.m.
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Church St. Antiques  closing, restaurant coming

Church St. Antiques closing, restaurant coming

Church Street Antiques will be closing its doors on March 7.

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Posted: feb. 07, 2015 7:53 p.m. | Updated: feb. 07, 2015 7:57 p.m.
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Porterdale seeing business growth

Porterdale seeing business growth

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.

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Posted: feb. 07, 2015 7:52 p.m.
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Life insurance as an investment?

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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Posted: feb. 07, 2015 7:50 p.m.

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