This week, we'll be observing the Fourth of July. But at some point in your life, you'll want to celebrate another type of Independence Day - Financial Independence Day. When will it occur? It's up to you. Here are a few suggestions for speeding it along:
A two hour evening workshop entitled "Managing Your Cash Flow" will be held for new and existing small businesses on July 17 and will begin at 6 p.m. It will be held at the Small Business Assistance Center, 111 East Liberty St, Savannah and will be conducted by The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center.
We love lists. We want to know the 10 best pizza places in town and the 10 worst dressed celebrities at the Oscars. We long to find the top 10 movies of the year and the 10 most popular songs of the century. We want to know about the richest people in the country and the cheapest brunches in our city. In short, the list of lists could go on for a long time, but there's always room for one more - so let's look at the Top Five Reasons to Invest.
Like government at every level, the U.S. Small Business Administration was overwhelmed in the aftermath of the 2005 Gulf Coast hurricanes, which required loan approvals twice as high, in dollar terms, than the next largest disaster in agency history.
ATLANTA - The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that federal disaster loans are available to small businesses located in all Georgia counties except Clay County as a result of damages and losses to crops caused by record setting cold temperatures and freezing conditions that occurred April 6-9.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Thursday morning for the grand opening of Kippy's Korner on Highway 21, north of Rincon.
If you're a woman, you have to be actively involved in your financial preparations for retirement - and that's true whether you're single or married. As a woman, you have at least two special considerations associated with your retirement planning:
A workshop entitled "Creating Financial Projections" will be held June 19, from 6-8 p.m. in the Small Business Assistance Center Conference Room at 111 E. Liberty Street in Savannah. The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center is sponsoring this class.
Faithful Cuts, formerly Callaway & Co. Hair Salon, has a new name. Owner Renee Morgan announced their company name change. Faithful Cuts specializes in styles and cuts, along with perms and color. They now offer make-overs, wigs and hair pieces.
Hyundai Steel, in Chungnam, South Korea, has selected Temcor as the preferred vendor for a $16.8 million project covering two 130 meter iron ore blending tanks and three 120 meter iron ore storage tanks.
Last year, Internet search engines generated more than $6 billion in advertising revenue. What if even a fraction of that money went towards organizations trying to make the world a better place?
John Mark Counts, vice president of AgSouth Farm Credit in Sylvania, recently announced that Kendra Z. Durrence (formerly Kendra Zittrouer) has joined AgSouth Mortgages, a subsidiary of AgSouth Farm Credit.
It's that time of year when students from across the country graduate from college. If you're one of them, you'll be anticipating a new chapter in your life. And that means you'll have to do your homework on a very important topic: your financial situation. It's one subject in which you'll definitely want to earn a passing grade.
Gulfstream Aerospace has appointed Anthony Beck manager of airworthiness and certification. In this position, he will be responsible for all airworthiness and certification activities related to aircraft certification programs.
SAVANNAH - For students looking to build a career in the thriving aerospace industry, Savannah Technical College and Savannah Air Center have partnered to offer guaranteed interviews to students who successfully complete one of three industry-specific certification programs beginning in July.
Cindy and Rob VanNorman and the staff of The Pit American Bar and Grill cut the ribbon along with Effingham Chamber of Commerce representatives Aug. 20 at the restaurant's grand opening.
ATLANTA-State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 10.1 percent in July, up two-tenths of a percentage point from 9.9 percent in June. The state's jobless rate was also 10.1 percent in July a year ago.
U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Savannah) is hosting a local job fair Aug. 24 in Savannah to pair 12th District job seekers with local employers looking to hire.
SAVANNAH-The Coastal Bank recently promoted Wesley Olliff to small business relationship manager. In his new position, Olliff will work closely with local small businesses, providing comprehensive financial solutions tailored to meet their banking needs. He will be based at the bank's Stephenson Avenue office.
ATLANTA-Continuing its implementation of the statewide education initiative to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of using energy wisely and efficiently, Georgia Power announced the selection of Wayne Grimes as the energy education coordinator in Georgia Power-served schools in Bulloch, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty and other coastal Georgia counties.
People who offer extraordinary service in their everyday job can find satisfaction in their work by hearing a word of thanks or receiving a simple smile. Effingham Hospital and Care Center believes its top employees deserve more than these simple gestures, and instead feels strongly about offering special recognition opportunities to those who go above and beyond.
SAVANNAH-The Georgia Ports Authority and Logistec USA, Inc. signed a partnership Thursday that will modernize the East River Terminal at the Port of Brunswick to facilitate the growing international market for wood pellets. Logistec, a leading marine and environmental services provider, will invest $5 million to expand the biofuel export market in Georgia and increase capacity for handling a broad range of general and bulk cargo. "We welcome this renewed partnership with Logistec ...
Would you be surprised to learn Congress has made it possible for you to pay no federal income tax for the next 16 years?
SAVANNAH-Savannah Technical College will host one of several statewide town hall meetings on the development of a Soft Skills curriculum for middle and high school students as a part of a broader initiative of the Governor's Office of Workforce Development, led by Director Melvin Everson. The purpose of the meetings is to unite Georgia as it works to establish an effective set of soft skills to ensure that the emerging workforce is prepared to achieve ...
The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) will be presenting the Draft FY 2012 -2015 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for public review and comment.
Moving forward with a goal to invest in lives and transform communities, Concerted Services, Inc. is applying for a weatherization grant with the Department of Agriculture's Rural Housing Service. The purpose of this submission is to meet more housing needs in Southeast Georgia. According to the grant's notice of funding, a statement of activities must be made available to the public.
Starting Sept. 6, this fall's 12-week Certificate in Professional HR Management class in Savannah provides an in-depth study of key areas in human resources.
ALBANY-Heritage Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HBOS), the holding company for HeritageBank of the South, announced unaudited financial results for the quarter ended June 30. Key aspects of the Company's results for the second quarter of 2011 include:
ATLANTA-In the first six months of 2011, Insurance Commissioner Ralph T. Hudgens' said his department has helped thousands of Georgians settle disputes with their insurance companies in the first six months of 2011. Without his help, Hudgens said, policyholders might not have seen the $6.2 million of insurance claims that was returned.
Georgia Southern University will launch a series of workplace health and safety training seminars in Savannah and Statesboro this summer and fall.