ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported that the unemployment rate in the Coastal Georgia area rose to a preliminary 4.9 percent in May, up five-tenths of one percent from a revised 4.4 percent in April.
Recently we looked at some of the differences between an online discount brokerage firm, a stock broker that charges a commission for each transaction, and a financial advisor that charges a flat percentage of the amount of money invested. This week we'll look at how one common type of investment, a no load mutual fund, works.
July 17, 2008|
Spine and Sport welcomes Jen Nauta to the team. Nauta is Spine and Sport's AmeriSciences distribution officer. AmeriSciences is a manufacturer that offers the safest most effective wide range of health supplements on the market. Nauta's duty is to communicate with patients and the public about the benefits of nutritional supplementation.
International Properties and Investments, Inc., welcomes Traci Wells as the newest member of the firm's sales team. Wells, a native of greater Savannah, has been serving clients in the real estate business since 2002.
WASHINGTON - In just under a year, the U.S. Small Business Administration's Patriot Express Pilot Loan Initiative approved more than $150 million in loan guarantees to nearly 1,500 veterans and their spouses who are using the SBA-guaranteed funds to establish and expand their small businesses.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor's Statesboro Career Center, Georgia Southern University, the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce, and the Development Authority of Bulloch County will jointly sponsor a job fair and career expo for employers and job seekers in the area.
With the help of more than 500 volunteers, representing 35 companies and organizations, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce has begun canvassing the state for new members and additional resources. The goal of this year's campaign is $1.8 million and 800 new members.