March 19, 2018

NEW YORK — A slowdown in home sales is creating opportunities for small businesses like home renovators and appliance dealers.

Business is up at Brad Beldon’s home exterior renovation company, which does roofing, windows, siding and other work in 15 markets across the country. Many of…

Merrick named Wells Fargo business banking manager

March 19, 2018

Wells Fargo has named Keith Merrick market president and senior business banking manager for the Rocky Mount and Wilson markets, which include Wilson, Nash and Edgecombe counties.

He will be working out of Wells Fargo’s offices in Wilson and Rocky Mount and can be reached at 252-972-4244 or…

Page attends women's financial conference

March 19, 2018

Edward Jones Financial Advisor Sherlon Page recently attended a Women's Conference

The conference, held to recognize top female Edward Jones financial advisors, provided attendees with the opportunity to network, hear from internationally recognized speakers, participate in elective sessions that…

More changes in store for federal taxpayers

March 19, 2018

In my last article, I discussed some of the changes, limits and repeals made by the tax bill as signed by the president on Dec. 22, 2017.

Well, believe it or not, there have been two bills making changes already to that bill — one signed Jan. 22 and the second signed Feb. 9.

The bill signed…