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Factors that Affect Your Chances of Getting a Loan

If you’re like most people, when you are considering a landmark purchase like a new home, car or even a business, it is necessary to think first about taking out a loan. Applying for a loan can be confusing, especially ...

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5 Easy Tips For Better Budgeting

Give up your lattes. Cut up your credit cards. Save 12% of your income. We’ve all heard these types of tips and tricks to get you on a path to good financial health, but not many of them seem to be really effective for most people. Why do you think that is? Well, it’s like saying you’re going to lose 20 pounds, but the way you’re going to do that is to cold-turkey cut out sugar, dairy, gluten, and all other comfort foods. Yes, you’ll probably lose 20 pounds pretty quickly, but is it the most livable and sustainable way to do it? Probably not (unless you’ve just got a super-human level of self-discipline). Most of us need to start slow and just work on developing consistent, healthy habits. The same thing goes for your financial health.

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United Bank Receives 5-Star Rating

United Bank has been recognized as one of the strongest financial institutions in the country after receiving a 5-Star rating from BauerFinancial. BauerFinancial, founded in 1983, is the nation’s leading independent bank and credit union rating firm. The star rating ...

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Regional Park Opening

August is a big month for Northwest Arkansas. After 16 years of planning, raising funds – and finally – building, phase one of a new regional park is set to open on August 20. The 600-acre Kessler Mountain Park is ...

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Ozark Beer Co. Moving to Downtown Rogers

From the banks of the Arkansas River to a Peruvian internet cafe, the sense of adventure that compelled Lacie Bray and Andy Coates to travel the world eventually brought them to Rogers, Arkansas. The result is a wealth of amazing ...

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Sales Tax Revenues Up in NWA

It’s no surprise to anyone who follows Arkansas that the northwest corner of the state in particular is booming. Population increases are picking up. New restaurants, venues and other businesses are springing up all over. New infrastructure projects are constantly ...

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Mercy Northwest Expansion

Meeting the demand for healthcare in The Natural State is no easy task. As populations increase, the capacity of healthcare providers around the state, particularly in the Northwest area where population growth is constantly picking up, is diminishing. In response, ...

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Northwest Arkansas and Bicycle Tourism

Everyone knows that Arkansas is a destination for cyclists, and this phenomenon is no accident. It’s true that Northwest Arkansas enjoys a few natural benefits like milder temperatures and epic landscapes, but a lot of time, effort and resources have ...

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The Shiloh Museum and Meeting Hall

Before the founding of Springdale in the 1870s, there was Shiloh, a pioneer community preceding Springdale by 60 years and built atop the hunting grounds of the Cherokee and Osage. The Shiloh Museum of Ozark History commemorates the everyday men ...

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