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Now is Time for Financial “Spring Cleaning”

By Gwen Hodges The days are longer and the temperatures are warmer – so it must be spring. For many of us, that means it’s time for some spring cleaning. But why stop with sprucing up your living space? This year, consider extending the “spring cleaning” concept to your financial environment, too. How can you […]

Lindeman promoted at American 1 Credit Union

Lindeman promoted at American 1 Credit Union

By Joyce Ervin February 13 was a life-changing day for Milan resident, Tanya Lindeman, when she was promoted to Assistant Vice President of Branch Operations for American 1 Credit Union, a Jackson-based company. Lindeman started with the company in 2014 and has served effectively as Branch Manager.  Under her leadership the Milan branch grew into […]

What Should You Do With Your Tax Refund?

By Gwen Hodges You may not get much of a thrill from filing your taxes, but the process becomes much more enjoyable if you’re expecting a refund. So, if one is headed your way, what should you do with the money? The answer depends somewhat on the size of the refund. For the 2017 tax […]

Franklin elected president of Ann Arbor Board of Realtors

Franklin elected president of  Ann Arbor Board of Realtors

By Joyce Ervin Milan resident, Jodie Franklin, was recently elected president of the Ann Arbor Area Board of Realtors.  A top seller in the Milan realty market for many years, as well as, surrounding communities, Franklin now finds herself housed as a principal broker in her new office at the Workhorse Realty located at 334 County […]

Time for Your Pre-retiree Checklist?

By Gwen Hodges Like everyone, you want to enjoy a comfortable lifestyle when you retire. But a successful retirement doesn’t just happen – it requires a lot of planning. And that’s why it’s a good idea to draw up a “pre-retiree checklist.” Such a checklist might look like this: • Twenty years before retirement: Try […]