EDITOR’S NOTE: This column, written a year ago as part of a series, did not publish due to a technical error. It has been edited for clarity and timeliness. ––––– I see a lot of investors that spend a great deal of time managing their investments. They want to be involved in every aspect of […]

Q. I’ve worked in a hospital as a nurse for 10 years. I make good money working long hours. The problem is that it seems to disappear, and I’m left trying to stretch those last few dollars to the end of the month. I know I eat out a lot. I grab quick meals between […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal BALDWYN – Hancock Fabrics must find its third chief financial officer since 2012. In an SEC filing Friday, the Baldywn-based fabrics and craft retaile said James B. Brown, its executive vice president and chief financial officer since March 2012, had resigned to accept an executive position with an unnamed retailer […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal There has been speculation that the patch of land between BNA Bank and the Fairfield Inn & Suites on Tom Watson Drive could be home to another hotel. In recent weeks, truckloads of dirt have been unloaded on the site, raising it to the level of the Fairfield Inn parking […]

Daily Journal The unemployment rate for Northeast Mississippi dipped to 6.8 percent in July, down from 6.9 percent recorded the previous two months. It was the third-lowest jobless rate of the year, as well as the lowest figure for July in the 10 years the Daily Journal has kept track of the numbers for the […]

Daily Journal Fitness center chain Planet Fitness is looking to expand in Tupelo. According to an online job posting, the company is looking for a full-time trainer for the location, which will be part of the South Alabama Group. The posting did not indicate when or where it will open. Planet Fitness was founded in […]

Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Sitel, which provides customer service workers for contracting clients, plans to add 500 jobs at its call center in Starkville. The company, which has been in Starkville since 2000, said Tuesday in a news release that it is adding 400 full-time positions and 100 seasonal jobs. Company officials say the new […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – The steep drops in the stock market the past few days may be troubling at first glance, but financial advisers say investors don’t need to panic. The declines in the market – including a 588-point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average on Monday – have been brought […]

By Alex Veiga and Steve Rothwell AP Business Writers U.S. stocks slumped again Monday, with the Dow Jones industrial average plunging more than 1,000 points at one point in a sell-off that sent a shiver of fear from Wall Street to Main Street. Stocks regained some of that ground as the day wore on, but […]