Ever wonder how much money your bank is making on fees?The Wall Street Journal recently analyzed data from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., and the more than 6,000 banks overseen by the agency. The WSJ compared the overall services fees of the banks to the number of accounts they had with balances under $250,000, which […]


It is the lifetime dream of so many Americans: We are hardwired to believe in the American dream of owning our own business. What a lot of people don’t realize until it is too late is that we all are business owners. We all own the business of taking care of ourselves. It is one […]

Q. I’m getting married soon, and my fiancee and I together have saved about $9,000 for our wedding. Right now, we’re doing really well on our budgets and almost always have money left over each month. Should we use the extra money to continue paying down our debt, or is it OK to use it […]


Monroe Journal NETTLETON – A new Walmart Express store will open later this year in Nettleton, according to a press release. The smaller format store is approximately 12,000 square feet and will feature a pharmacy and offer groceries and general merchandise, including an assortment of fresh produce, dairy and meats, dry goods, consumables, health and […]

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal WEST POINT – A $38 million contract to upgrade Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected armored vehicles will put about 200 people to work at the Navistar Defense facility here. On Thursday, Navistar announced it had been awarded a U.S. Department of Defense contract to “reset and standardize” International MaxxPro MRAPS for the U.S. […]

By Michael Kunzelman and Janet McConnaughey Associated Press NEW ORLEANS – BP could be looking at close to $18 billion in additional fines over the nation’s worst offshore oil spill after a federal judge ruled Thursday that the company acted with “gross negligence” in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico disaster. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier […]


Daily Journal Spokane, Washington-based Key Tronic Corp. closed on a deal Wednesday to buy CDR Manufacturing, otherwise known as Ayrshire Electronics, for $46.9 million in cash. Ayrshire has a manufacturing facility in Corinth, which is unaffected by the move.The company employs 186 at the plant. “Ayrshire Electronics has been a great partner and growing employer […]

By Peter Frost Chicago Tribune (MCT) The nation’s No. 2 drugstore operator has finally kicked the habit. CVS plans to announce Wednesday that it has pulled all remaining cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco and other tobacco products from each of its 7,700 pharmacies nationwide. In doing so, the company, long known as CVS Caremark Corp., announced […]

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Rouse Properties, a New York-based real estate investment trust, takes over as the managing owner of The Mall at Barnes Crossing.

By Dennis Seid Daily Journal TUPELO – One of the largest mall owners in the country has bought a 51 percent controlling interest in The Mall at Barnes Crossing and the nearby Market Center shopping center. Rouse Properties, a New York-based real estate investment trust, entered a joint venture with Owensboro, Kentucky-based David Hocker and […]