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Forbes names Sanderson Farms among America’s Best Employers

Sanderson Farms, Inc., has been named one of America’s Best Employers by Forbes magazine. Sanderson Farms, the nation’s third largest poultry producer, employs nearly 500 people at its Flowood facility, which processes over 2 million pounds of poultry per week. The 2019 America’s Best Employers list ranks the top 500 employers in the U.S. across 25 different industries and markets. ...

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Finkelberg recognized by Barron’s and Forbes

Arty Finkelberg, CFA, CFP®, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Investments with Raymond James & Associates, member New York Stock Exchange/SIPC, has been listed among the nation’s best wealth advisors by two national financial publications. Finkelberg was named to Barron’s list of the “Top 1,200 Financial Advisors.” The prestigious 2019 list, published March 8, draws from all 50 states plus ...

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Lynn Phillips-Gaines ranked among Forbes Best-in-State

Lynn Phillips-Gaines, a certified financial planner at Phillips Financial and financial advisor with Raymond James, in Starkville was recently named to Forbes 2019 Best-In-State Wealth Advisors List for the second consecutive year. The list spotlights top-performing advisors across the United States who were nominated by their firms and then researched, interviewed, and ranked in their respective states.

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L. Lavon Gray Accepted Into Forbes Coaches Council

L. Lavon Gray Consulting Group, LLC, of Madison, a leadership development and consulting company, has announced that company founder L. Lavon Gray has been accepted into the Forbes Coaches Council, an invitation-only community for leading business consultants and career coaches. Forbes Coaches Council members are hand-selected to become part of a network that has access to a variety of exclusive ...

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Finkelberg ranked among top advisors by Barron’s and Forbes

Arty Finkelberg, CFA, CFP®, Senior Vice President – Investments at Raymond James & Associates, has been recognized by two national financial publications. Finkelberg was named to the Barron’s list of America’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors. The 2018 list draws from all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia. It is the largest, most comprehensive annual advisor list circulated by Barron’s. ...

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Forbes ranks John F. Hill on list

John F. Hill, CFP, was recently named to the Forbes 2018 Best-In-State Wealth Advisors List, which spotlights more than 2,000 top-performing wealth advisors across the country. Hill is founder and Managing Partner of WealthPartners in Ridgeland, Hill is a 1986 graduate of Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Public Accountancy degree.

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Lynn Phillips-Gaines ranked among Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors

Lynn Phillips-Gaines, CFP at Phillips Financial and financial advisor with Raymond James, was named to Forbes 2018 Best-In-State Wealth Advisors List. The list spotlights top-performing advisors across the United States who were nominated by their firms- and then researched, interviewed, and ranked in their respective states. In 2017, she was also ranked among Forbes Top 200 Women Wealth Advisors.

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UPDATE: Mississippi ranked by Forbes 48th; MDA skeptical

MBJ Staff/Wire According to Forbes magazine, Mississippi is ranked 48th in the country in it’s 11th annual Best States for Business list, which measures which states have the best business climates and are poised to succeed going forward. Leading the way for the third straight year is Utah, which also ranked on top between 2010 and 2012. Only Virginia in 2013 interrupted Utah’s reign ...

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FORBES: Mississippi needs a dose of transparency at state department of revenue

A recent article in State Tax Notes details some transparency concerns at the Mississippi Department of Revenue that are (unfortunately) somewhat commonplace. For example, the department does not publish letter rulings, which can be useful in helping taxpayers understand the risk associated with a particular transaction. In general, taxpayers want to go into matters with eyes wide open, so the ability to ...

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Square Pizza makes national ranking of college town eateries

OXFORD — Cheap pizza is the go-to food for college students, and 50 of the best college town pizza shops have been picked for a tasty, new article. A list of “50 Great (and Mostly Cheap!) College Town Pizza Shops” is now on the website of Great Value Colleges. One Mississippi pizza shop, Square Pizza of Oxford, made the ranking ...

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