Sat04192014

Business

At The Wharton Law Firm, it’s about the basics

Ruby R. Wharton of The Wharton Law Firm has helped paved the way for many female lawyers during the course of her stellar career.

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Deciding when to begin collecting Social Security

A presidential commission has recommended increasing the early retirement age for Social Security to 64 and the full retirement age to 69.

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Women’s History Month: Free from bondage

With Women’s History Month as the backdrop, join us throughout March as we highlight the challenges and successes of women, many of them female entrepreneurs.

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For some, weight-loss program passes ‘piece of success’ test

The sluggish economy moved 37-year-old Keisha Gilliam to look for ways to bring extra money into her household.

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Electrolux: On-track with local commitment

Electrolux has awarded more than $72 million of the $80 million construction contract associated with the new cooking products manufacturing facility to be built in Memphis.

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Leaving your home out of the retirement equation

Plummeting prices and increased borrowing cut U.S. home equity by more than 60 percent during the Great Recession.

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Quilting hooks dentist who won’t let go

 

Native Memphian Dr. Denean Carr is doing her part to keep the art form of quilting alive and modern.

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Tradition takes root with 2012 Memphis Black Expo

 

The 2012 Memphis Black Expo sponsored by The New Tri-State Defender and Comcast was a fantastic celebration and recognition of Memphis’ African-American music, culture and history.

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Insurance for two could benefit your heirs

Since the federal estate tax was established in 1916, the amount exempted from the tax has been raised substantially over time.

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Stand out at career fairs!

Increasingly, employers use career fairs to see many applicants during a short time frame. 

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Mini manufacturing: Scented candles

While studying to become a physician assistant, Zamyra Lambert launched Arymaz Aromas. She does justice to the phrase “age is nothing but a number.”

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Invest for growth, value or both

More than half of Americans have direct investments in the stock market, and it’s probably safe to say that they would like their investments to grow.

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‘I do’ should embrace partnership on finances

Relationships and money are both complex subjects in their own right and mixing the two can sometimes lead to disaster.

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