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Hillsboro School educator one of three honored by state for pioneering financial education

ABOVE: Lt. Gov. Randy McNally, Speaker Glen Casada, Sen. Jack Johnson, award recipient Cody Hawks, Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr., and Gov. Bill Lee. // SUBMITTED TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY This week the Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission honored three Tennessee educators for taking the lead in bringing financial education tools to their students. Kara Campbell, Cody Hawks, and

By | 2019-04-12T17:14:37+00:00 April 12th, 2019|Categories: BW-Money, Schools|Comments Off on Hillsboro School educator one of three honored by state for pioneering financial education

JIM CUMBEE: Are you the van Gogh of your business?

“Wait, you are saying you can’t sell my business even though I consistently make $1 million a year? I don’t know how you do things in Tennessee, but here in Florida, I think my business would be considered quite sellable.” Brian (not his real name) is a third-generation orange grove owner. His family has owned

By | 2019-04-10T22:18:48+00:00 April 10th, 2019|Categories: BW-Money, BW-News|Comments Off on JIM CUMBEE: Are you the van Gogh of your business?

First Farmers names business banking manager for Berry Farms branch

First Farmers and Merchants Bank, a community bank serving Middle Tennessee with 22 banking locations in seven counties, recently added Clay Barnes as a business banking relationship manager. Barnes will serve Williamson County businesses from the First Farmers office in Berry Farms.  “Clay brings a wealth of knowledge to First Farmers, and I am confident

By | 2019-04-08T22:33:45+00:00 April 8th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Money, BW-News|Comments Off on First Farmers names business banking manager for Berry Farms branch

Tennessee has one of the lowest local tax burdens among states

WALLETHUB At the April 15 federal income tax filing deadline approaches, a new WalletHub survey of the state and local "tax burden" puts Tennessee near the bottom among states, with only Delaware (49) and Alaska (50) lower than the Volunteer state. WalletHub, a personal finance web site, compared the 50 states across the three tax

By | 2019-04-02T22:29:39+00:00 April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Money, BW-News|Comments Off on Tennessee has one of the lowest local tax burdens among states

AAC to restate earnings, report material weakness

New analysis of cash collections throws up $65M of red flags NashvillePost.com The leaders, directors and accounting firm of AAC Holdings say the provider of addiction treatment services will need to restate its financial reports by about $40 million since the beginning of 2016 and another roughly $25 million before that. In a filing with

By | 2019-04-01T19:24:09+00:00 April 1st, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Money, BW-News|Comments Off on AAC to restate earnings, report material weakness

Reliant Bancorp brings on new CAO

Exec previously with Franklin Synergy also held similar roles at Avenue, Aerial Development Group NashvillePost.com Reliant Bancorp on Friday said it has hired veteran local finance executive David Kowalski to be its chief accounting officer and controller. Kowalski comes to Brentwood-based Reliant from Franklin Synergy Bank, where he had been director of financial operations since

By | 2019-03-29T21:07:06+00:00 March 31st, 2019|Categories: BW-Money, BW-News|Comments Off on Reliant Bancorp brings on new CAO

Reforms simplify taxes for some, but also create new rules that tax preparers have to learn

By MATT BLOIS The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December 2017 lowered tax rates, increased the standard deduction and implemented other major reforms to the tax code. In some ways, those changes made filing taxes this year simpler for many residents of Williamson County, especially those taking the larger standard deduction. However, the

By | 2019-03-26T22:00:26+00:00 March 27th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Money, BW-News, Featured, Featured - SHHP|Tags: |Comments Off on Reforms simplify taxes for some, but also create new rules that tax preparers have to learn

What does it take to be "wealthy?" Survey of millennials explores the question

By LendEDU How much money do you need to make to be considered "wealthy?" A recent survey of millenials (those born between 1981 and 1996) published Tuesday morning by the financial web site LendEDU, revealed that 31% said they believe that it takes an individual income between $101,000 and $250,000 to be wealthy, while another

By | 2019-03-19T22:06:32+00:00 March 19th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Money, BW-News, STYLE - NEED TO KNOW|Comments Off on What does it take to be "wealthy?" Survey of millennials explores the question

Williamson County money managers near the top of Forbes list of best wealth advisors in Tennessee

By MATT BLOIS Many of the best wealth advisors in Tennessee are from Williamson County, according to an annual ranking from Forbes released last month. Five of the top 10 wealth managers, as ranked by the magazine, live in Williamson County. In total, 17 people from Williamson County made it on to the list of

By | 2019-03-08T21:08:44+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Money, BW-News|Tags: |Comments Off on Williamson County money managers near the top of Forbes list of best wealth advisors in Tennessee

First Tennessee Bank partners with small business funding specialist BrightBridge

First Tennessee Bank, a member of the First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) family of companies, that also includes Capital Bank, announced a $500,000 investment to provide access to capital for start-ups and small businesses. The company has partnered with Chattanooga-based BrightBridge, Inc. whose mission is to reduce barriers to business growth by customizing loan packages and advisory

By | 2019-03-06T18:38:05+00:00 March 6th, 2019|Categories: BW-Money, BW-News|Comments Off on First Tennessee Bank partners with small business funding specialist BrightBridge