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THE HOLIDAYS ARE UPON US...

This no-stress, hassle free guide will inspire you to enjoy every minute!

11/3/2016

IS LEASING EQUIPMENT A GOOD OPTION FOR YOU?

Tax advantages, business benefits are key reasons to consider leasing

11/3/2016

TOP 10 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN BUYING LAND

It's not enough to dream about it. When you're ready to buy that special hunting property or weekend retreat - be sure to check these boxes

11/3/2016

EGGCEPTIONAL CHICKEN COUPS!

BACKYARD POULTRY: ALL THE RAGE IN SOUTHWEST GEORGIA

9/22/2016

UNDERSTANDING YOUR CREDIT REPORT

Carla Chastain and Keri Reynolds
9/12/2016

Maybe you’re a seasoned borrower – you’ve been borrowing money for years – for homes, cars, education; and you probably have a few credit cards. Or maybe you’ve never borrowed a dime in your life. Either way, understanding your credit report and how it is used is vital in today’s world of countless lenders generating countless credit offers by mail, the web, and even face-to-face. So, where do you start?

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OWNING YOUR LAND

Use consultants wisely to guide you on your land
More than sales officers, our Relationship Managers Understand Clients’ Dreams

By Brian Wilson, Southwest Georgia Farm Credit Relationship Manager
8/19/2016

On my little piece of heaven—my 225-acre farm—I have found paradise. It’s just the right size for me and my family to play on, to watch deer and turkey, ride a four-wheeler, camp out on a starry night. It’s where I go to think, to ride my tractor for an hour or two, away from the “noise” of the ever-present iPhone, iPad or laptop. It’s my retreat.

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SELECTING AN INTEREST RATE

It’s wise to understand the options

By Richard S. Monson

Asking your lender what is your interest rate, colloquially known as the price of your money, is a lot like asking your car dealer what is the price of cars.

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ACCESSING CREDIT: HOW YOU CHOOSE A LENDER AND HOW A LENDER CHOOSES YOU

By Tim Amerson, AgFirst Farm Credit Bank

A lender is a highly specialized investor. Like any investor, the lender’s first priority is to not lose principal. The second priority is to generate a return commensurate with the risk involved in the transaction

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INTERESTED IN PURCHASING A PIECE OF RURAL PROPERTY?

IS IT GOOD TO FARM?

By David Kohl

is-it-good-to-farm.jpgIn 2013, Dodge ran a Super Bowl commercial for its Ram Truck featuring Paul Harvey’s tribute to farmers. Showing the difficulty, reality and beauty of a farmer’s work, this ad was wildly popular because so few actually get to experience farming. The agriculture industry, in many sectors, is going through an economic reset.

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