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Financial Focus: Work toward Your Own Financial Independence Day

Financial Focus: Work toward Your Own Financial Independence Day

It’s almost the Fourth of July — time for fireworks, picnics and a reflection on all the liberties we possess in this country. But if you’re going to enjoy the freedom to do the things you want, especially during your retirement years, you’ll want to take the steps necessary to achieve...

07/02/2015 by eParisExtra
ALDI Grand Opening Thursday July 9th

ALDI Grand Opening Thursday July 9th

The ALDI Grand Opening in Paris and ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 9. To celebrate the reopening of the new Paris store, following the ceremony, the first 100 shoppers will receive a golden ticket, each containing ALDI gift certificates of various amounts. There will also...

07/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Steve Grubbs Resigns as CEO of PRMC

Steve Grubbs Resigns as CEO of PRMC

It was announced to Paris Regional Medical Center employees yesterday that Stephen J. Grubbs is resigning.  Grubbs is relocating to a hospital in Panama City, Florida. Stephen Grubbs joined PRMC as the chief executive officer in March of 2013, coming to the hospital from Jackson, Tenn.,...

06/26/2015 by eParisExtra
Is Your Home an Asset to Help Fund Retirement?

Is Your Home an Asset to Help Fund Retirement?

Your home can be more than a place to live – it’s one way you can strategically save for retirement. In some circumstances, a home can represent a significant asset. Over time, your home can build equity that may contribute to your long-term financial security. For example, a home with no...

06/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Ribbon Cutting for Spencers RV and Camper Sales

Ribbon Cutting for Spencers RV and Camper Sales

The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the newest local business to join the Chamber, Spencers RV and Camper Sales, owned by John Mark Spencer. The ribbon cutting was held on Tuesday, June 16, 2015. Spencers RV and Camper is located on 271 North. ...

06/18/2015 by eParisExtra
FINANCIAL FOCUS: What Are Your Excuses for Not Investing?

FINANCIAL FOCUS: What Are Your Excuses for Not Investing?

We all make excuses. Most of the time, they’re pretty harmless. But you could be hurting yourself if you make excuses for not taking action in some areas — and one of those areas is investing. Not investing, or not investing enough, can have serious consequences. In fact, a lot of people...

06/17/2015 by eParisExtra
Powderly Dairy Queen Receives National PRIDE Award

Powderly Dairy Queen Receives National PRIDE Award

The Dairy Queen restaurant located at 9967 US Highway 271 N in Powderly recently received a PRIDE (Personal Responsibility in Delivering Excellence) Award from the Dairy Queen® system for achieving a high level of cleanliness and food safety. “We feel honored to have received such a...

06/15/2015 by eParisExtra
3 Ways to Simplify Your Financial Life

3 Ways to Simplify Your Financial Life

When life gets busy it’s easy to become more passive about managing your bank accounts and credit cards by letting receipts, bills and statements pile up. Even if you regularly keep up with your finances, it can be beneficial to take a fresh look at them. Simplify your financial life with...

06/10/2015 by eParisExtra
Make Timely Adjustments to Your 529 Plan

Make Timely Adjustments to Your 529 Plan

If you have school-age children, you might greet the arrival of June with some relief — for at least a few months, you don’t have to worry about “encouraging” kids to do their homework and study for tests. But one day, these obligations will give way to a substantially bigger one...

06/03/2015 by eParisExtra
JAXX For Sale

JAXX For Sale

Thriving downtown restaurant and bar including 2 bedroom loft upstairs! No need to start from scratch, this one is ready to go!! Owner will convey business name, recipes, FF & E and allowable inventory along with real estate. Restaurant has seating for approximately 80 and parking in front....

06/01/2015 by eParisExtra
A Financial Boost for Americans with Disabilities

A Financial Boost for Americans with Disabilities

Saving for future expenses can be challenging, and saving for disability-related expenses adds another piece to the puzzle. Many families with a disabled family member need to save for significant out-of-pocket expenses and build up a decent balance while continuing to qualify for access to...

05/26/2015 by eParisExtra
FINANCIAL FOCUS:“Step-by-Step” Approach Can Ease Estate-planning Process

FINANCIAL FOCUS:“Step-by-Step” Approach Can Ease Estate-planning Process

Like many people, you may enjoy investing. After all, it can be invigorating to put away money for your future, follow the performance of your investments and track the progress you’re making toward your long-term goals, such as a comfortable retirement. However, you might be less excited...

05/20/2015 by eParisExtra
What’s the Right Life Insurance?

What’s the Right Life Insurance?

For most people, it isn’t a question of whether to own life insurance, but what kind of coverage is most appropriate for your circumstances. Life insurance is available in a variety of different forms. It helps to understand a few basics about life insurance, but there is no “one size fits...

05/13/2015 by eParisExtra
Customer Wins $1,000 Belk Gift Card at Charity Day

Customer Wins $1,000 Belk Gift Card at Charity Day

A customer from the Paris Belk store won a $1000 gift card during the store’s charity day event 5/2/15. Pictured are (left to right) winner Cassandra Rogers(the $1000 gift card winner) along with Bryce Hollje, Mikaila Rogers and Debb Fleming all from Crockett Operation Wildcat Pride...

05/06/2015 by eParisExtra
ORR Nissan Grand Opening

ORR Nissan Grand Opening

Join the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce to welcome ORR NISSAN to Paris  as a new Chamber member. The Grand Opening of ORR Nissan will be held on May 1st from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm with the  Chamber Ribbon Cutting for the business at 11:00 am. ORR Nissan is located at 3411 Loop 286 NE in...

04/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Keeping an Eye on Interest Rates

Keeping an Eye on Interest Rates

The Federal Reserve and the monetary policy it pursues is always a matter of interest to investors. The level of intrigue has been particularly acute this year because of growing speculation that the Fed is likely to boost the Fed Funds rate, a short-term interest rate it controls directly, for...

04/23/2015 by eParisExtra
Ribbon Cutting for New Rheumatologist, Dr. Thiruvasahar, M.D.

Ribbon Cutting for New Rheumatologist, Dr. Thiruvasahar, M.D.

The Lamar County Chamber of Commerce and the Paris Regional Medical Center is inviting the public to come meet Dr. Thamilvani Thiruvasahar, M.D. who has joined the Paris Regional Medical Center staff.  Dr. Thiruvasahar is the first rheumatologist ever to be in Paris,Texas.  The Ribbon...

04/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Perry's Off The Square Holds Ribbon Cutting

Perry's Off The Square Holds Ribbon Cutting

Perry’s Off The Square opened it’s doors in February and held its ribbon cutting ceremony with the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday morning. Perry’s Off the Square  is open Tuesday-Friday for lunch from 11am-2pm and Thursday – Saturday for dinner from...

04/16/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Cardiology Center Cath Lab Coming Soon

Paris Cardiology Center Cath Lab Coming Soon

Paris Cardiology Center, the practice of Khalid Shafiq M.D. is looking forward in announcing it’s opening of Paris Cardiology Center Cath Lab, to provide outpatient surgical services to patients within our community soon. A catheterization Laboratory or Cath Lab is an examination room in an...

04/13/2015 by eParisExtra
FINANCIAL FOCUS - Control Your Emotions in Volatile Markets

FINANCIAL FOCUS - Control Your Emotions in Volatile Markets

For the past few years, the stock market has moved up fairly steadily, with no major “corrections.” But thus far in 2015, we’ve already seen periods of volatility — enough, in fact, to make some investors jittery. Nervous investors may be more prone to make decisions based on short-term...

04/02/2015 by eParisExtra