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Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance gives answers to the question, “Is an Annuity Right For You?”

 

Commissioner McPeak Offers Investment Insight for Tennesseans

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - TDCINashville, TN - Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak is offering Tennesseans insight regarding annuities. Annuities can provide a steady income after retirement and can be beneficial, but they can also be confusing.

If you are thinking about buying an annuity, the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) offers the following comprehensive guide to help determine if an annuity is right for you. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police Department holds retirement and promotion ceremony

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Friday, April 18th, the Clarksville Police Department hosted a retirement and promotion ceremony. Chief Al Ansley presented Sergeant David Jones with a Certificate of Retirement and Sergeants Vanatta and Skinner with Promotion Certificates.

Congratulations to Sergeant David Jones on his retirement. He served faithfully and honorably for 16 years at the Clarksville Police Department. Sgt. Jones’ experience and professionalism will be missed. Also, congratulations to Detective Nathan Vanatta and Officer Beau Skinner on their promotions to the rank of Sergeant.

Chief Al Ainsley presents with Sgt. David Jones with his retirement certificate

Chief Al Ainsley presents with Sgt. David Jones with his retirement certificate

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APSU Fans to vote on All-Time Governors Stadium Football Team

 

APSU - Austin Peay State University SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will be “retiring” Governors Stadium, or at least as it is currently configured, at 2013 season’s conclusion when the wrecking balls begin collapsing the home side of the 67-year-old facility to make way for a new construction, including suites, for the 2014 season.

To celebrate such retirement, Austin Peay’s athletics department will honor the venerable facility by naming an All-Time Governors Stadium team.

Vote on All-Time Governors Stadium team. (APSU Sports Information)

Vote on All-Time Governors Stadium team. (APSU Sports Information)

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Suzanne Simpson: One Woman’s Heart – Part Two

 

Heart TransplantSuzanne decided it was time to get a complete physical.  She was having trouble catching her breath.

Climbing the stairs was too difficult.  “Maybe I’m just a little out of shape” she thought.

Her doctor said, “the EKG doesn’t look good” and ordered another round of tests.  He scheduled her for an echocardiogram, ultra-sound and more.  When the nurses had her all hooked up, they told her to sit down.

“We’ll be right back” they said.

When the nurses returned, they told Suzanne they weren’t going to go through with the tests.  They had seen something that bothered them, and called her doctor.  He wanted her to see a cardiologist immediately.

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Consumer Reports shows 7 Money Stumbles to Avoid and How to Change Course

 

Blunders include Not Updating Wills and Beneficiaries, Messing up 401(k)s

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – A widowed mother of two nearly lost out on $100,000 because her husband failed to update the beneficiary designations on his retirement plan after they married.

Not updating wills and beneficiaries is one of the “7 money stumbles to avoid” featured in the February issue of Consumer Reports. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University’s Dr. Linda Sitton retires after 14 years of leading Tennessee Early Childhood Training Alliance

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – On a rainy Friday afternoon last week, a steady collection of umbrellas appeared outside one of the ballrooms of the Austin Peay State University Morgan University Center. Inside, a few soaking wet individuals gathered around tables of food, and one woman entered the room to announce that small, penny-sized pieces of hail were at that moment pelting the sidewalks.

The bad weather, however, didn’t stop the friends and colleagues of Dr. Linda Sitton from trekking across campus to attend a reception commemorating her retirement from APSU after 14 years as director of the school’s Tennessee Early Childhood Training Alliance.

Congratulating Dr. Linda Sitton are Dr. Carlette Hardin, dean of the Austin Peay State University College of Education, left, and Tabitha Parker, former student of Sitton's, right. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU Public Relations and Marketing)

Congratulating Dr. Linda Sitton are Dr. Carlette Hardin, dean of the Austin Peay State University College of Education, left, and Tabitha Parker, former student of Sitton's, right. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU Public Relations and Marketing)

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IRA and Retirement Plan Limits for 2012

 

IRA contribution limits

Clarksville, TN - The maximum amount you can contribute to a traditional IRA or Roth IRA in 2012 remains at $5,000 (or 100% of your earned income, if less), unchanged from 2011.

The maximum catch-up contribution for those age 50 or older remains at $1,000. (You can contribute to both a traditional and Roth IRA in 2012, but your total contributions can’t exceed this annual limit.) «Read the rest of this article»

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Consumer Reports Money Adviser September Issue

 

What do to when retirement plans go awry
CRMA’s expert advice for unforeseen events including losing your spouse and when you can’t sell your home

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Yonkers, NY – No matter how carefully you’ve prepared for your retirement, some unforeseen events—such as losing a spouse or not being able to sell your home—could derail your plans. This is a special concern if you’re just a couple of years from retirement, when you don’t have a lot of time to recover from negative setbacks.

Many soon-to-be retirees learned this the hard way during the recession and are struggling with hardships including lost health insurance, trouble paying the mortgage or rent, and having used up all their savings. «Read the rest of this article»

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We are glad you’re here

 
Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell KY, Home of the 101st Airborne Division

Make no mistake, Clarksville Tennessee is blessed to have the greatest fighting force on the planet right in our backyard; Fort Campbell Kentucky the home of the “Screaming Eagles.” Not only do they help protect the freedoms we enjoy as Americans, but they also provide  a much needed economic stimulus to the local economy.

When I run into soldiers while I am out and about, it is something I’m grateful for.  It gives me a chance to tell them thank you, and to find out more about their lives. As a talk show host, I”m always curious to hear what others think of our community,

I met a soldier at the car wash the other day and we struck up a conversation about Clarksville. «Read the rest of this article»

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Sgt Daryl Brewer’s retirement and Sgt Coz Minetos promotion ceremony

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – There was a retirement/promotion ceremony at Police Headquarters, 135 Commerce Street, Friday, February 25th, 2011 at 8:30am. The Police Department said good-bye to Sgt Daryl Brewer who is leaving law enforcement after over 30 years of service. The Department also celebrated the promotion of Officer Coz Minetos to the rank of Sergeant.

Chief Ansley congratulates Sgts Brewer and Minetos.

Chief Ansley congratulates Sgts Brewer and Minetos.

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