By Greg Crosslin Depending on what survey you review, between one half and two thirds of all American adults do not have a Will. So, I pose the question opposing: Do you really need one? The answer is absolutely YES, if you can answer yes to any of the following questions: 1....
By Matthew Vanderford, Claimology Spring is upon us and soon the winter’s chill will be just a memory. Earlier this morning I went outside attempting to pause for a moment and enjoy the transition. I heard the birds chirping, the sounds of saws and construction – the sounds of progress...
A Local Heritage of Business, Family and Integrity At age 3, John Michael (“Mike”) Ward helped his dad change the spark plugs in his “wheel-stand” racing truck. He learned to weld and fabricated a utility trailer for the family’s riding lawn mower at 10, then rebuilt the motor in his...
By Maurice Stouse, Branch Manager and Financial Advisor The world economy has slowed over that past year, wages have increased in the U.S., there have been disruptions to trade and most recently, concern for the public’s health. The uncertainty has brought significant volatility to stock markets around the world. As an...
Skipper’s Furniture and Mattress Depot is the ideal place to find the right mattress to give you a good nightʼs sleep, or to find just the right furniture to give your home the look and comfort you desire. “We are a locally-owned hometown furniture store,” said Stan Skipper Sr., who...
The Emerald Coast Ladies of Justice presents its inaugural Women’s Business Expo Sat. March 28, 2020, from 10 a.m. -4 p.m. (10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. for breakfast and networking) at Santa Rosa Mall, Main Court by Dillard’s in Mary Esther. This event is FREE and OPEN to the public and...

The Sum of Our Actions

By Matthew Vanderford, Claimology Today (the day of this writing) is 90 days since our son got into a car accident; 90 days since we had to file a claim; 90 days since he was injured; 90 days since his car was totaled; 90 days and still without a check...

AARP Tax-Aide Services

Tax season has arrived and the Destin Library has once again teamed up with AARP to provide free tax preparation services. You do not need to be a member of AARP to use the Tax-Aide program and there is no cost for this service. AARP tax volunteers can prepare simple...
Did you know? • 66% of Americans are considered financially illiterate. • 78% of American workers live paycheck to paycheck. • 17% of American adults are unable to pay their current month’s bills in full. • 25% of non-retired American have no retirement savings or pension whatsoever. • 27% of American adults would need...
By Chris Balzar Definition, noun; the technique of using the heat given off by an object to produce an image of it or locate it. Now that we know the definition, what is it used for and how can it help us? A thermo graphic camera (infrared camera) detects infrared light...

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