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SD retirement system investments have risen in value

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — The investment portfolio grew 13.6 percent in market value during the past nine months for the South Dakota Retirement System.

That came on the heels of a 19 percent gain in fiscal 2013.

But in reporting those results Thursday, state …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Is virus-inflated US hog market bubble about to burst?

March 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

CHICAGO/NEW YORK — Fund managers and traders have chased hog prices on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange to record highs on fear of a deadly pig virus, but a market reversal is likely if government data in the next two weeks shows no major damage from…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Plan to unwind Fannie, Freddie pits taxpayers vs. shareholders

March 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Dina Elboghdady

WASHINGTON — The newest Senate plan to dismantle Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac omits at least one major detail: What happens to the private investors who scooped up the mortgage companies’ shares in hopes of getting a portion o…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Plan to unwind Fannie, Freddie pits taxpayers vs. shareholders

March 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Dina Elboghdady

WASHINGTON — The newest Senate plan to dismantle Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac omits at least one major detail: What happens to the private investors who scooped up the mortgage companies’ shares in hopes of getting a portion o…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Greg Ryamo adds CEO title at First State Bank Southwest

February 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

WORTHINGTON — With the recent retirement of longtime First State Bank Southwest leader Alvin Kooiman, Greg Raymo has now added CEO to his administrative duties at the financial institution.
Raymo, who had been already serving as presiden…continue reading on dglobe.com

COLUMN: SD ranks No. 2 for fiscal soundness

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Peter Vaughn Pischke

Northern Plains News

As a modern 21st Century American, you’re well aware of the differences between states throughout this expansive nation.

For example, in Southern states, there are traits such as twang to their …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

The rich and their trust funds benefit from SD addresses

January 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Zachary R. Mider

Bloomberg News

Among the nation’s billionaires, one of the most sought-after pieces of real estate right now is a quiet storefront in Sioux Falls.

A branch of Chicago’s Pritzker family rents space here, down the hall …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

ADVICE: Financial guidance for a younger you

January 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Chris Taylor

NEW YORK — If there is one incontrovertible truth in life, it is this: Our younger selves are really dumb. Sometimes extraordinarily so.

Especially when it comes to finances. We load up that credit card and we put off saving b…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Estate planning seminar scheduled in Winner

January 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

WINNER — Swier Law Firm and Security National Bank Wealth Management will hold a free educational seminar entitled “Estate Planning Basics.”

The seminar will begin at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, at the SDSU Extension Regional Center in W…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Estate planning seminar scheduled in Winner

January 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

WINNER — Swier Law Firm and Security National Bank Wealth Management will hold a free educational seminar entitled “Estate Planning Basics.”

The seminar will begin at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, at the SDSU Extension Regional Center in W…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com