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New State Law Changes Make Tennessee Trusts Even More Appealing

New State Law Changes Make Tennessee Trusts Even More Appealing

Tennessee trust and estate planning professionals have reason to celebrate the passage of several new laws that will continue to bolster the Volunteer state’s standing as one of the top jurisdictions to create and administer a trust. State lawmakers approved a wide...

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The Morning View: June 25, 2021

The Morning View: June 25, 2021

Announced this morning, Personal Income decreased -2.0% in May, a bit less negative than expected. Personal Spending was flat in May, which was less than expected. The PCE Deflator, increased 0.4% in May and has increased 3.9% on an annual basis. The Core PCE...

The Morning View: June 25, 2021

The Morning View: June 15, 2021

Announced this morning, Retail Sales for May decreased -1.3%, a bigger drop than expected. Clothing & Accessories stores were strong during the month, while Building Materials and Motor Vehicles & Parts stores were among those that were weak. The Control...

The Morning View: June 25, 2021

The Morning View: June 10, 2021

Announced this morning, the Consumer Price Index increased 0.6% in June, slightly higher than expected, and is 5.0% higher on annual basis, the highest annual figure since 2008.  Prices of Used Cars and Trucks were again strong for the month, while Energy prices were...

New State Law Changes Make Tennessee Trusts Even More Appealing

Monthly Market Update- Investment Commentary

June 2021 “Sell in May and go away.” This stock market proverb appeared to be sage advice – until May 13th. At that point global stocks were down over 2% from the beginning of the month. And previous hot market segments – such as SPACs, FAANMGs, semiconductors, clean...

Argent Employee Spotlight – Lynda Lewis

Argent Employee Spotlight – Lynda Lewis

Meet Lynda, who is with Argent Trust in Birmingham and has been with us for 5 years.   Q. What led you to Argent and what makes it unique? A.  I like the challenge of opening a new trust office, building teams and relationships.  I liked Argent’s reputation for...

The Morning View: June 25, 2021

The Morning View: July 30, 2021

Announced this morning, Personal Income increased 0.1% in June, a bit more than expected. Personal Spending increased 1.0% in June, higher than expected and a rebound from the flat reading the previous month.  The PCE Deflator, a measure of inflation, increased 0.5%...

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