Would you take your car to a mechanic whose car breaks down all the time? Would you go see a doctor who is constantly sick? Would you use a hairstylist that has a bad haircut? Then why would you use a financial advisor who doesn't make good financial decisions in her or her own life?
Charleston, S.C.,-based real estate investment and development firm Twin Rivers Capital, LLC completes the development of a new AutoZone store at 416 South Columbia Ave. in Rincon.
Maurices has named Vickey Mcelrath as store manager. Mcelrath is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the store, including sales performance, visual presentation and personnel recruitment and training.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College and Imperial Sugar announce the graduation ceremony for its first group of graduates.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Small Business Administration has introduced two new free online finance courses to help small business owners with the basic principles of finance and borrowing.
Recently we have looked at a lot of different ways to handle your investments. We have reviewed no load mutual funds, discount brokerage firms and full service brokerage firms.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - "High-impact" firms create Georgia's new jobs and growth, according to a study recently released by the Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration. Distributed across all industries, high-impact firms account for almost all employment and revenue growth in the national economy, the study concludes.
WASHINGTON - The Office of the National Ombudsman at the U.S. Small Business Administration recently released its annual report to the 110th Congress, rating federal agencies' responsiveness to the regulatory enforcement and compliance issues faced by small businesses during fiscal year 2007.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor reported that the unemployment rate in the metro Savannah area rose to a preliminary 5.2 percent in June, up one-half of one percent from a revised 4.7 percent in May.
A class entitled "Creating Financial Projections" will be held at the Small Business Assistance Center, 111 E. Liberty Street, Savannah, between 6-8 p.m. on July 31.
Effingham County Chamber of Commerce recently completed the 10th annual graduation of Leadership Effingham. This year's class had 24 participants to successfully satisfy the requirements needed to graduate.
Atlantic Southern Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ Global Market: ASFN) announced the financial results for the six months ended June 30 and the second quarter of 2008.
Now that we have looked at discount brokerage firms and no load mutual funds, let's take a look at how full service brokerage firms work. Full service brokerage firms offer a wide variety of services including buying and selling stocks, bonds, options, mutual funds and money market accounts. In addition, they usually offer life insurance and long term care insurance. As the financial services industry has evolved many full service brokerage firms have started offering ...
The Georgia Center for Nonprofits will offer a workshop, "Basics of Resource Development, Part 2 " on July 24, from 1-5 p.m., at the United Way building, first floor conference room, 428 Bull St., Savannah.
For a short time, Effingham County's newest industry will be setting up shop in the Chamber of Commerce and Industrial Development Authority building.
Dr. Joseph Ratchford has been named chief medical officer for Effingham Health System. Dr. Ratchford will provide clinical guidance over the hospital's continuing mission to offer excellence in health care for greater Effingham area residents.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce welcomed Family Table Restaurant with a ribbon cutting.
Effingham County Industrial Development Authority members have decided not to allow a training school to set up in the old Doncasters building - but they will try to help the group find a suitable new home.
The Georgia Department of Agriculture has unveiled the second issue of the Georgia Grown magazine at the 36th annual Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition. The 132-page magazine is a comprehensive guide to Georgia's farms, forests, food and exports, and serves as a synopsis for state legislators, business leaders and consumers about the impact of agriculture on the state's economy.
Gov. Nathan Deal has announced that Shrivallabh Pittie Group, a leading textile manufacturer in India, will build its first U.S.-based manufacturing facility near Sylvania, creating 250 jobs and investing $70 million.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced that 34,293 laid-off workers filed first-time claims for unemployment insurance benefits in September, down by 1,210, or 3.4 percent, from August when 35,503 claims were filed.