Author: Chris Murphy

Planning for Retirement

Of all the questions I’m asked as a financial planner, the top two are usually some variation of: 1 – When can I retire? 2 – Will I have enough money to retire? Usually, these questions are being asked by those whose retirement date should be just around the corner. I’m always excited, though, when those whose retirement date is further out ask the same questions because they have that much more time to make their dreams become a reality. Breaking down the answer to these questions is a large part of what any good financial advisor should help...

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Movers & Shakers April/May 2017

Raymond Doot—Intern at Lynchburg Wealth Management. Ray is a senior at Liberty University studying financial planning. His goal is to pursue a career in the financial services industry and obtain the CFP® designation. Paige Crouch–Adoption Caseworker at Family Life Services Adoption Agency. Paige is a graduate of Longwood University where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Social Work. She joins the FLS team after spending four years working in the public and private sector where she helped children in the foster care system find permanent families. Joel Eggleston—Physical Therapist at Rehabilitation Associates of Central Virginia in Forest. Dr. Eggleston earned his B.A. in Biology from Houghton College, NY and received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the State University of Buffalo. He is a Certified Manual Trigger Point Therapist. Prior to settling in Virginia, Dr. Eggleston traveled as a therapist working in multiple states including Alaska, Colorado and California. Mary Goding—Director of Sales and Marketing at Generation Solutions. Before joining the Generation Solutions team in December 2016, Mary was an Account Executive at Gentiva Home Health. Prior to that, she was the Director of Social Services at Avante Group. Mary graduated from Liberty University with a degree in Psychology. Stephanie Johnson—Physical Therapist Assistant at Rehabilitation Associates of Central Virginia in Amherst. Stephanie earned a degree in Exercise Science from the College of Charleston and later graduated from the...

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Plugged In April/May 2017

April 4 Business Express: “Print is More than Just Paper!” 1208 Main St., Lynchburg 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Presenter: Jeff Perkins, News & Advance April 6 Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance Small Business Summit & Awards Luncheon Kirkley Hotel & Conference Center, Lynchburg 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Cost: $55 for Alliance members and $75 general admission; $25 Lunch Only (434) 845-5966; www.lynchburgregion.org April 7 Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance A.M. Alliance Networking LRBA Conference Room, 2015 Memorial Avenue, Lynchburg 7:30 – 9 a.m. Complimentary admission for Alliance members. (434) 845-5966; www.lynchburgregion.org April 11 Networking Before Nine with the Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce BACC SML Satellite Office 1100 Celebration Ave., Suite 212, Moneta 8 – 9 a.m. Free for members, $15 for non-members. April 12 Lunch to Learn with the SBDC: Local Agriculture/Local Economy CVCC, Merritt Hall 12 p.m. Free admission. Sponsored by the Campbell County Office of Economic Development. April 13 Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance Economic Vibe Breakfast Hilton Garden Inn, Lynchburg 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Cost to attend is $20 for Alliance members; $30 for general admission (434) 845-5966; www.lynchburgregion.org April 26 Lunch to Learn with the SBDC: Finding and Designing Your Business Space CVCC, Merritt Hall 12 p.m. Free admission. Sponsored by the Bedford County Office of Economic Development. Lynchburg Area Women in Technology (LAWIT) Lunch Hilton Garden Inn, Lynchburg 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Cost...

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In The News April/May 2017

NEWS SPOTLIGHT Lynchburg Ranks 8th on National Community Well-Being List In just two years, Lynchburg jumped 29 spots on the State of American Well-Being: 2016 Community Well-Being Rankings report. The Hill City placed 8th in the 2016 rankings; in 2014, Lynchburg was 37th on the list. The report, released by Gallup and Healthways, measures how residents of 189 U.S. cities feel about their physical health, social ties, financial security, community and sense of purpose. The same report in 2010 named Lynchburg as the 8th most obese metropolitan area in the U.S. Since then, there has been a community-wide effort...

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Leader of the Month: Steve Lloyd April/May 2017

Title: Owner, Lloyd Concrete Services Hometown: Bedford, VA Tell us how you got started, back in the day. When I got out of the Navy, I went to work for a fellow in the concrete business. We actually poured the first concrete on Liberty Mountain back in 1973. But pretty soon, I just wanted more. I went out on my own in 1976, and I had nothing. My mother and father (my father worked in a factory) didn’t have any money to lend me. When I started, I didn’t even have a trowel machine. I did everything by hand....

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