How to Take Hardship Distributions from Self-Directed IRAs

Life sometimes gets in the way of retirement. That is the idea behind "hardship distributions," which allow those with retirement savings to take out some of their retirement to help cover the costs of emergency circumstances in their personal life. But these hardship distributions can be confusing, especially for those with a Self-Directed IRA. That […]

What are the costs of economic growth as seen in Asheville?

With the median price income in Asheville nearly doubling from $125,000 to $240,000 over the past 15 years, and rent for two-bedroom apartments skyrocketing to over $1,000 a month, some developers and members of the community believe Johnson City needs to find its own path for economic growth – a path that doesn’t price out […]

Overlook at Allensville Phase II Begins Construction in Tennessee – Nashville Business Journal

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE) Overlook Phase II, LP (“Overlook II”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Abode Properties and Transcontinental Realty Investors, Inc., has entered into an agreement to develop Overlook at Allensville Square II apartments in Sevierville, Tennessee. The property will be owned by Overlook Phase II, LP. This press release features multimedia. View the full release […]

Lord of the ’Rhynchs

For over 60 years, Robert Higgins (right) traveled the world collecting microscopic meiofauna from their sand and mud habitats. Here, in the late 1980s in a makeshift laboratory on a hotel terrace, Higgins and his colleague Fernando Pardos search for life in samples collected earlier in the day on the coast of Santander, Spain. Photo […]

NC MedAssist holds Mobile Free Pharmacy Event on March 17

Press release from NC MedAssist: NC MedAssist will hold a Mobile Free Pharmacy Event in Asheville on Saturday, March 17. The event, which is in collaboration with the NC Grange and Carolina Farm Credit, is open to any low-income individual or family needing free health screenings, education and medicine cabinet staples. The event will be […]