Posts Tagged ‘Banking & Finance’

Expert on airlines predicts Jackson-Evers will keep remaining carriers

by and Published: December 5,2013

Tags: Banking & Finance, Business, economic development, education

The bad news for Central Mississippi air travelers is that Jackson-Medgar Evers International is very unlikely to get a low-cost carrier to fill the void that will be left by Southwest Airline’s June 7 departure. The good news, however, is that the regional airport will keep its remaining carriers – American Airlines (set to merge […] [...]

MBJ November 15th Digital Edition


BNA Bank hires Colt Doom and Dona Weeden

by Published: October 4,2013

Tags: Banking & Finance, Business, Mississippi

Colt Doom and Donna Weeden have joined BNA Bank as senior vice president and vice president, loans, respectively. Doom is also a magna cum laude graduate of the Mid South School of Banking in Memphis, and has 24 years of banking experience. He attended Northeast Mississippi Community College, and is a graduate of the University […] [...]

MBJ October 4th Digital Edition


Campbell Helveston is Trustmark’s new Meridian community president

by Published: August 9,2013

Tags: Banking & Finance, Campbell Helveston, Trustmark Bank

Campbell Helveston knew his first job out of college — selling copiers door to door in Meridian — would not be a long-term career. However, he persevered and being a conscientious young man was recruited at age 24 to go into lending for a Meridian bank. “I’ve always tried to be active in the community […] [...]

TROTTER: What lessons can be learned from Detroit?

On July 18, Detroit became the largest American city to file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy. A city once having a population of some 1.8 million has whittled down to less than 700,000. What will happen to the pensions of its 20,000-plus retired public employees? There is for sure the distinct possibility they could be reduced […] [...]

How to benefit from modest estate planning

While only the wealthiest individuals need to invest in “Cadillac” estate planning for the purpose of minimizing estate taxes, many others can benefit from estate planning more on an economy car level. People who need estate planning that might include complicated trusts are those with assets in excess of $5.25 million for an individual or […] [...]

Read January 18 issue of MBJ

by Published: January 18,2013

Tags: Banking & Finance, Chuck Hagel, gambling, PERS

>> ROLLING THE DICE Mississippi gambles on technology developments some deem to be too risky— by Becky Gillette Also in this week’s paper: >> GOVERNMENT Hosemann to fight to keep 16th section lease oversight — by Clay Chandler >> EDUCATION Treasurer to push for financial literacy requirements— by Clay Chandler >> RETIREMENT PERS report raises […] [...]

Buying a home? Not so dreamy

by Published: August 12,2012

Tags: Banking & Finance, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Ike Trotter

For most today, a home mortgage is the largest single investment that one normally makes over a working lifetime. It can also be said, however — after the initial excitement of purchasing the home has been made — that dealing with the procedures necessary to buying a home can also be one of the biggest […] [...]

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