One of the reasons you invest in bonds - perhaps the main reason - is the interest payments you'll receive. So, naturally, you'd like these payments to be as large as possible. However, "chasing" high rates may not always work out in your favor. But when buying bonds, you can hardly go wrong when you look for quality.
The U.S. Small Business Administration recently introduced a new online training resource for budding entrepreneurs to provide the fundamentals of starting a small business. The Small Business Primer Strategies for Success online training is a free course designed to assist individuals who are thinking about starting a small business or who are in the early stages of running a business.
Coldwell Banker Platinum Partners' Relocation Department was honored for its outstanding performance during the last year.
Investment clubs are quite popular these days. In fact, even if you aren't in a club yourself, the chances are pretty good that you know someone who is. Should you consider joining such a club?
A workshop entitled "Thinking of Starting a Business" will be held twice during the month of May.
C. Murray Kight submitted his resignation as chairman of the Board of the Trustees at the Effingham Hospital Authority's meeting Tuesday. His resignation is effective June 1.
If you get laid off or "downsized," it's unquestionably a tough break, and it can be stressful in many ways. However, if you make the right investment-related moves, the loss of a job doesn't necessarily mean you have lost the opportunity to achieve your important financial goals.
Rincon attorney Ramona Murphy Bartos recently gave a lecture at Masaryk University School of Law in Brno, Czech Republic, to Czech law students and judicial officials.
Coldwell Banker Platinum Partners, the region's largest real estate company, recently received seven prestigious international awards at Coldwell Banker's conference held in Las Vegas, Nev.
Patrick Saxon of Rincon has been appointed Southeast regional sales manager for product support sales, Gulfstream. In this position, he will be responsible for maintenance sales for both Gulfstream and other manufacturer's business aircraft in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce presented Rincon's Packaging and Shipping with their first honorary dollar as the ribbon was cut and the business grand opening was announced on April 24. Owners Tom and Lisa Folmar were encouraged by the attendance of friends, community business leaders, and chamber ambassadors. Rev. Bob Rogers of First Baptist Church of Rincon led with an invocation. Ken Stoner of the Effingham Chamber of Commerce, along with other business leaders, is excited about the growth in Rincon and Effingham County.
One of the federal government's best Web sites for small businesses just got better. With SBA's National Small Business Week ending, the agency is pleased to announce improvement in one of its finest resources, www.sba.gov.
Atlantic Southern Financial Group, Inc. announced record financial results for the first quarter of 2007. Compared with the first quarter of 2006, the company achieved a 78 percent increase in net earnings and a 22 percent increase in diluted earnings per share.
Weyerhaeuser has been selected as Co-op Student Employer of the Year by the Georgia Tech Division of Professional Practice.
The board of directors of Coastal Bankshares, Inc., the parent holding company for The Coastal Bank, announced today that J. Thomas Wiley Jr. has been selected as president and chief executive officer of Coastal Bankshares, Inc. and The Coastal Bank.
Medient Studios, Inc., announced it will be producing "Kickback," an espionage thriller inspired by real events in Russia.
The Georgia Ports Authority achieved its highest month on record in March, moving 2.61 million tons of cargo - a 15.5 percent increase over the same month a year ago.
The Georgia Department of Economic Development announced that the Governor's Office of Workforce Development has been repositioned under the umbrella of GDEcD as the new Workforce Division. This streamlined structure is intended to ensure that the state's workforce development efforts are aligned with the economic realities of the marketplace and what businesses need to succeed in Georgia.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday that the Georgia Department of Economic Development has been selected to receive the Presidential "E Star" Award for excellence in providing export programs and services.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce is gearing up to host an Effingham County job fair April 15 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Effingham College and Career Academy at 2940 Highway 21 N., Rincon.
Armstrong Atlantic State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports the Savannah-area economy expanded rapidly during the fourth quarter of 2013 and should continue to experience significant growth throughout 2014.
Customers in Effingham and two neighboring counties will receive nearly $382,000 from AgSouth Farm Credit's record earnings in 2013.
A little more of the world visited Effingham County on Thursday.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that the unemployment rate in the Coastal Georgia region decreased to 7.2 percent in February, down three-tenths of a percentage point from 7.5 percent in January. The rate was 8.6 percent in February a year ago.
A massive studio project planned for Effingham County has settled on a general contractor and has picked a construction start date.
Mary B. Pizzino has been named the chief information officer of the Effingham Health System.
The $35 million in additional port deepening funds proposed by Gov. Nathan Deal has been approved by the state legislature and now awaits the governor's signature.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 7.1 percent in February, down two-tenths of a percentage point from 7.3 percent in January. The rate was 8.5 percent in February a year ago.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce celebrated ribbon cuttings for Howard Family Dental and That Dress.
Ameris Bancorp, the parent company of Ameris Bank, announces the acquisition of The Coastal Bank (Coastal Bankshares, Inc), scheduled to close in the third quarter of 2014. Once this merger is finalized, Ameris Bank will be the largest community bank on the Georgia coast.