Before You Buy
Buying a new home can be so exciting. And exhausting. And fun. And emotional. Here are five things new home buyers can do to make the process easier.
5 Tips for Investing in Property
The same fundamentals that make Knoxville a strong housing market—job creation, low cost of living and a good climate—also make investing in local real estate an attractive option. If you’re considering purchasing property as an investment opportunity, here are five tips to keep in mind.
Housing Outlook for 2015
Continued low interest rates and a growing economy helped the national housing market improve in 2014. Locally, home sales increased and spent less time on the market. New and extended loan programs from the federal government should keep the momentum going in 2015.
3 Investment Strategies for Tax Season
The 2016 tax season is almost over, but here are three strategies you can use that will pay off when Uncle Sam comes calling again. As always, consult a tax advisor for information specific to your situation.
State of Commercial Real Estate in Tennessee
Like most things in Tennessee, the commercial real estate market varies depending on which part of the state you call home. We asked four of Pinnacle’s commercial real estate experts from every corner of the state for their take on the status and future of commercial development in their cities.
Brexit Presents New Risks
Many American investors don't see the risk implications of the Brexit vote on the U.S. economy. You can read about the effects of Brexit on the U.S. and get an outlook for the second half of 2016 in my latest Investment Overview.
Q&A: How President Trump Could Affect Your Personal and Business Finances
Regardless of your political leanings, we all need to be prepared for what the new president and his congressional supporters will mean for our bottom lines over the next four years. We asked Pinnacle’s Chief Investment Officer Mac Johnston what he expects from the next four years.
New Look for Online Banking
Pinnacle’s Online Banking got a new look on Dec. 4. Much of the functionality hasn't changed, but don’t be surprised if a few things have moved.
Factoring Digital Assets into Your Estate Plan
Think of all the digital photos, travel rewards, electronic statements, email accounts, drop boxes and social media profiles you've collected through the years. To ensure your fiduciary can access your digital assets, either to preserve, transfer or close accounts, your estate planning documents must indicate how you wish to dispose of them.
Working Longer May Help You Prosper
No one typically dreams of toiling away at the office after they’ve hit full retirement age, but working for a few more years could make a big difference in your post-retirement lifestyle.
6 Money Management Strategies for Retirees
Here are some strategies for retirees to make the most of what they have saved and make sure it lasts.
10 Things You Need to Know about Social Security
Here are 10 facts everyone should know about Social Security before making any retirement plans.
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