finances

Fishing industry and the Bonnet Carre Spillway

While the closure process has now begun on the Bonnet Carre Spillway, we can expect the effects to last because of how long the spillway was open. The fishing industry has been hit hard, due to the fresh water the…

Meeting financial resolutions

A new year can mean the perfect time to get your finances in order. Many people make it their New Year’s resolution to handle their money better. News 25 spoke with Edward Jones financial advisor Wendy Roper about things to…

Financial Fitness 2019

Are you looking to wipe the slate clean or to get your financial standing in better shape for 2019? Hundreds of Mississippians will have judgement balances and debt completely eliminated or reduced thanks to a recent settlement with Encore Capital…

Dow plunges 1,175

Stocks went into free fall today as the Dow plunged 1,175 points, one of the biggest point declines during a trading day. The drop amounted to 4.6 percent, the biggest decline since August 2011 during the European debt crisis. It…

USM alum creates finance app

App creator Sheena Allen aims to change the lives of the next generation when it comes to their financial future. Her latest app generated half a million downloads in just a few months. She’s been featured in several national publications…

Overtime Rule Blocked

A new overtime rule that many believe would change how businesses across the nation would operate has been blocked. Last night, a federal judge in Texas blocked the U.S. Department of Labor’s overtime rule supposed to take effect on December…