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Is America prepared to retire?

Is America prepared to retire?

Only 48 percent of Americans say they think they are saving enough. And 30 percent feel that they are not …

August 16th, 2015 |  

First Community issues dividend

BLUEFIELD, VA — First Community Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:FCBC) last week announced financial results for the quarter and six months ending …

August 10th, 2015 |  

Surrey Bank earnings dip slightly

Surrey Bancorp (Pink Sheets: SRYB), the holding company for Surrey Bank & Trust, last week reported earnings for the second …

August 10th, 2015 |  

The importance of TOD & JTWROS designations

The importance of TOD & JTWROS designations

TOD, JTWROS…what do these obscure acronyms signify? They are shorthand for transfer on death and joint tenancy with right of …

August 2nd, 2015 |  

How might higher inflation affect your investments?

How might higher inflation affect your investments?

America once experienced something called “moderate inflation.” It may seem like a distant memory, but it could very well return …

July 26th, 2015 |  

A Roth IRA’s many benefits

A Roth IRA’s many benefits

The IRA that changed the whole retirement savings perspective. Since the Roth IRA was introduced, it has become a fixture …

July 19th, 2015 |  

Socks to be named after Cana, Woodlawn

Two communities in Carroll County, Virginia, will soon have a sock named after them as part of the Farm to …

July 12th, 2015 |  

Dr. Giya Harry receives Patients’ Choice Award

Dr. Giya Harry receives Patients’ Choice Award

Dr. Giya Harry, a pediatrician at Northern Hospital and Northern Pediatrics, was recently bestowed with the Vitals Patients’ Choice Award. …

July 12th, 2015 |  

Northern Medical Group recognized for patient care

The National Committee for Quality Assurance recently announced that Northern Medical Group-Pediatrics in Mount Airy has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical …

July 12th, 2015 |  

Behind on your retirement savings?

Behind on your retirement savings?

If life has not allowed you to build substantial retirement savings, what can you do to improve your retirement prospects? …

July 12th, 2015 |  

Linville named assistant editor

Linville named assistant editor

Long-time sports writer and editor Jeff Linville has been promoted to the position of assistant editor at The Mount Airy …

June 28th, 2015 |  

Mount Airy ranked low for jobs

Mount Airy ranked low for jobs

An open call for applications draws a crowd of about 300 people at the Cracker Barrel in Mount Airy on …

June 25th, 2015 |  

The new gradual retirement

The new gradual retirement

Smith Do we really want to retire at 65? Not according to the latest annual retirement survey from the Transamerica …

June 21st, 2015 |  

Key lessons for retirement savers

You learn lessons as you invest in pursuit of long-run goals. Some of these lessons are conveyed and reinforced when …

June 14th, 2015 |  

IRA rollovers for lump sum pension payouts

IRA rollovers for lump sum pension payouts

A big payout leads to a big question. If you are taking a lump sum pension payout from your former …

June 8th, 2015 |  

Primland shows off Pinnacles Cottages

Primland shows off Pinnacles Cottages

Among those in attendance for the unveiling of Primland’s Pinnacles Cottages were Virginia Tech football coach, Coach Frank Beamer, Primland …

June 7th, 2015 |  

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