Business

Business After Hours
Austin Bank in Rusk will host the April Business After Hours on Thursday, April 20, from 5 -6 p.m. There will be door prizes and refreshments. Business After Hours...
Andy Calcote, Wayne Berry, Byron Underwood, David Butler, Nicole Phifer and Roland Adams Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Agri-Business Committee presents...
The Agri-Business Committee of the Jacksonville Chamber awarded five $1000 scholarships at the Annual Cherokee County Junior Livestock Show on...


BBB warns local contractors about overpayment scam
Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning local contractors to be on the lookout for potential customers who communicate only via email or text message for construction or...
Matt's Money
Last time, we looked at the traditional IRA. This week, we’ll look at the Roth IRA. First of all, not everyone can set up a Roth IRA. Even if you can, you may not qualify...
Taxing Thoughts
With the new administration in Washington D.C., tax changes are likely in our future, but the details of those changes are unknown. What we do know about 2017 core tax...
Getting out: BBB provides options for escaping debt
It isn’t difficult to fall into debt, but getting out of debt may seem an insurmountable task. If consumers have a big pile of credit card bills, they may also have a big...
Austin Bank Named “One of 2017 Best Companies to Work for in Texas”
Austin Bank was recently named one of the 2017 Best Companies to Work for in Texas. The Bank was recognized and honored on Thursday, March 23 at...


Taxing Thoughts: Filing extension - get more time to file, not to pay
Sometimes the tax deadline arrives and you are simply not ready to file. But, if you choose to file for an extension, don’t make the mistake of not paying. Filing for an...
Taxing Thoughts: The best IRA for you - part I
An individual retirement arrangement (IRA) is a personal retirement savings plan that offers specific tax benefits. In fact, IRAs are one of the most powerful retirement...
Spring a good time for a business cyber clean-up
Spring has officially sprung! And while many of us may be getting rid of mess in our homes, it’s important to declutter our businesses as well. The number of U.S. data...
BBB: Reshipping job scams don’t deliver
Better Business Bureau is warning job seekers about a scheme that promises big money by working from home. It could actually land job seekers in trouble with the law for...
Taxing Thoughts: Donating a car to charity – don't make a costly...
Donating a car to charity can be a big deduction on your tax return, but the value of your deduction can depend on the organization you donate your car to and how they use...
Taxing Thoughts: Don't make these common tax-time mistakes
As taxpayers scramble to complete their tax paperwork and get it in by the upcoming April deadline, the Texas Society of CPAs offers these do’s and don’ts that will help...
BBB warns about W-2 scam targeting businesses
The IRS has issued an urgent warning about an old scam which has come back with a new twist. The W-2 phishing scam started out targeting large corporations, but has now...
There’s No Such Thing as a Free Lunch. Warning Signs of an...
As becoming financially stable interests most, scammers are quick to take advantage with free-meal seminars. It’s important to understand that the ultimate goal of free...