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Arkansas Alums Launch International Philanthropy Initiative

Donna and Mack McLarty have formally announced the launch of the Global Fellows Program, open to college and graduate students at the University of Arkansas and the William J. Clinton School of Public Service. [ MORE ]

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Last updated on Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 8:02 am

Breakaway Brokers: Advisers Got in Early on Autonomy Movement

As the financial industry leans more toward independent advisers, transparency, fee compensation and fiduciary responsibility, the owners at WealthPath welcome the changes. [ MORE ]

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40 Under Forty

The Northwest Arkansas Business Journal annually honors 40 individuals under the age of 40 who were... [ MORE ]

Fast 15

The Fast 15 is designed to recognize a small, exclusive group of 20-something professionals on the... [ MORE ]
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Then & Now

Bell Inspired by the Personal Aspect of Financial Planning

  A knack for numbers and a love of spreadsheets set James Bell on course for a career in finance during his undergraduate career at Tulane University in New Orleans. It was 20 years ago, but he still remembers his initial fascination with the idea that abstract problems on a page could relate to the real world in a concrete, meaningful way. “It turned a light bulb on for me,” Bell said. That path ultimately led him to Garrison Financial in Fayetteville, where he has worked as vice president and equity portfolio manager for the past 12 years.  During that time, while his affinity for the technical side of the job endured,... [ MORE ]
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Decide Now to Save and Invest for the Long Haul (COMMENTARY)

Investors should think of the long-term reward, rather than the short-term risk, when it comes to saving, because the time for “could have” and “should have” might be right now. [ MORE ]

CCIM: Raising the Bar of Excellence (COMMENTARY)

Certified Commercial Investment Members are experts in their field who provide an invaluable resource for commercial real estate owners, investors and users. [ MORE ]
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Arkansas voters will decide in a few weeks whether to increase the state's minimum wage. If you had to vote today, would you vote to raise minimum wage in Arkansas from $6.25 to $8.50 by 2017?

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