Posts Tagged ‘savings’

Credit union now offering Kasasa accounts

by MBJ Staff Published: January 23,2013

Tags: account, checking, credit union, finance, financial insitution, free, introduce, introduction, launch, product, reward, savings

RIDGELAND — Members Exchange Credit Union is now offering Kasasa, a brand of free checking and savings accounts that rewards consumers for using their account. Mitzi Tate, president/CEO at Members Exchange, said, “Kasasa delivers what research shows people really want but believe they can’t have — great financial products with the personal service of a […] [...]

New program aimed at helping the poor plan for college

JACKSON — A new effort wants people nationwide to help poor children in Mississippi and San Francisco save for college. The 1:1 Fund is being launched by the Corporation for Enterprise Development. In Mississippi, the marketing effort expands on the Mississippi College Savings Account Program. And it has helped more than 500 children in Jackson, […] [...]

University reports energy-savings will net more than $1M

by MBJ Staff Published: October 15,2012

Tags: COST, enenrgy, gas, higher education, power, public, savings, university, utility, water

COLUMBUS — Mississippi University for Women has reduced its energy use by 22 percent with an estimated cost avoidance of $1,024,200 over the past six years, according to the university. Lighting retrofits in Welty Hall, Hogarth Dining Center, Pohl Gymnasium and Stark Recreation Center, the replacement of two older chillers and tighter control of building […] [...]

Wealth management still on the saving radar

by Tim Turner Published: July 3,2011

Tags: banking, finance, John Hill, savings, wealth management

With more than 22 years of experience in the wealth management industry, John Hill, isn’t easily alarmed over the financial markets’ present tumult. Their ongoing gyrations, though, have caused him to not only spend more time findings ways to help clients to hold on to their money, he is holding on to something else of […] [...]

Consumer spending up, but savings plummet

by Associated Press Published: May 3,2010

Tags: consumer spending, savings

WASHINGTON — Consumer spending rose in March by the largest amount in five months but the gains were financed out of savings, which fell to the lowest level in 18 months. A slight rise in incomes added to concerns that the recovery could weaken unless income growth increases more rapidly. The Commerce Department said consumer […] [...]

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