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MARK BLACKWELL — Accessing retirement funds

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For many, finally achieving retirement signifies passing from years of toil and diligence to a more carefree lifestyle.  When it comes to making the most of your money, though, your retirement celebration may mark the end of some considerations, but it marks the beginning of many more.  Managing the allocation of your investment accounts and having a plan to minimize ...

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Regions, Trustmark in annual rivalry for Mississippi’s deposits

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By TED CARTER Nearly one out of every three Mississippians park their money at either Regions Bank or Trustmark National Bank, a trend that goes back more than 10 years, FDIC figures show. Together, the two banks accounted for about $14 billion of the state’s total bank deposits of $49.6 billion from June 30, 2014 through June 30 of this year. ...

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MARK BLACKWELL — Business succession planning cannot wait

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According to a Wells Fargo/Gallup survey of small-business owners, they work an average of 52 hours each week, over 30 percent more than a full-time employee.  More than half of these entrepreneurs have gone without a paycheck at some point to keep their company’s doors open.  They make these sacrifices because they know that a great idea, a strong business ...

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(VIDEO) ALAN TURNER — Regions Bank knocks one out of the park

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Regions Bank has just been recognized as the No. 1 bank in the United States in the Banking Reputation Rankings, which are published by the Reputation Institute and American Banker Magazine.  That’s a definite home run for the regional bank, especially when compared with where things stood in the aftermath of the financial crisis of 2008 and 2009. I met ...

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Regions Bank high in CS ratings

Regions Bank is ranked among the top 10 percent of companies in the recently released 2015 Temkin Experience Ratings compiled by customer experience research and consulting firm Temkin Group. This is the second year in a row in which Regions has been ranked among the top 10 percent. Regions Bank ranked third in the bank industry category and tied for ...

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Regions must pay $7.5 million in fines over illegal overdraft fees

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By TED CARTER  The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has hit Regions Bank, tops in market share among Mississippi banks, with a $7.5 million fine for “illegal actions” on over-draft fees. The CFPB has already forced the Alabama-based multi-state bank to refund customers $49 million in wrongfully collected overdraft charges. The enforcement action announced this week charges the $122-billion Regions ...

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Regions must pay $7.5 million in fines over illegal overdraft fees

The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has hit Regions Bank, tops in market share among Mississippi banks, with a $7.5 million fine for “illegal actions” on over-draft fees. The CFPB has already forced the Alabama-based multi-state bank to refund customers $49 million in wrongfully collected overdraft charges. The enforcement action announced this week charges the $122-billion Regions assessed overdraft fees ...

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MARK BLACKWELL: Key legislative issues for business owners

With the mid-term elections behind us and Congress returning to Washington soon, business owners and operators are wondering what the new year may have in store for them.  Here are four key national issues that could affect how you run your business in the years ahead: Immigration Reform There’s ongoing debate nationwide over the need to overhaul U.S. immigration rules, ...

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Stacy Thompson chosen by Regions

Regions Bank has appointed Stacy Thompson as assistant vice president and manager of the bank’s Cowan Road Branch in Gulfport. A native of Petal, Thompson has more than 15 years of banking industry experience. She most recently served as a branch manager for BancorpSouth in Hattiesburg. Thompson earned her business marketing degree from California Coast University. She also served for ...

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BLACKWELL: Passing on financial wisdom to your children

The time of year when children head back to school provides an excellent opportunity to evaluate what they are learning — and what we are teaching them. As parents and grandparents, we teach them to read and write, to wash the car and mow the lawn, to bait a hook and build a fire. We intentionally pass on to future ...

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