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.
SAVANNAH – Early Start Child Care Resource and Referral Agency of Southeast Georgia will hold its first Spring Fest on Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., celebrating the Week of the Young Child. The event will be held in the campus courtyard of Savannah Technical College, 5717 White Bluff Rd.
To achieve your financial goals, you need to be a diligent saver and investor. But you need to do more than just build your assets - you also must do a good job of managing your debts. If you let your debts get out of control, they will eventually erode your savings and investments - and when that happens, the road to financial success can get pretty bumpy.
Pattye Jones and Dawn Schneider from Coldwell Banker Platinum Partners' Rincon office have been awarded the Certified New Home Sales Professional (CSP) designation.
SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College will begin offering monthly information sessions for prospective students interested in pursuing careers with Gulfstream. Information sessions will be held on the first Wednesday of each month at 3 p.m. in the Industrial Technology Center on the college's Savannah Campus, 5717 White Bluff Road in accordance with the following schedule: May 2, June 6, July 11 (due to July 4 holiday), Aug. 1, Sept. 5, Oct. 3, Nov. 7 and Dec. 5.
Q: Now that I have children, do I need to make changes in my auto insurance coverage?
A series of three workshops entitled "Automating Your Bookkeeping with QuickBooks" will be held during the month of May.
WASHINGTON - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the nomination period for local Farm Service Agency county committees begins June 15.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports the Savannah-area economy expanded rapidly during the first quarter of 2014 and should continue to experience strong growth throughout the year.
Georgia Power has named William Mock as plant manager of its Coastal Region electric generation facilities. In this role, Mock will oversee all operations at Plants Kraft, McIntosh, McManus and Mitchell.
Dynacraft, one of the nation's leading bicycle suppliers, has chosen the Port of Savannah as its new East Coast gateway.
Medient Studios, Inc., will release Nick Cassavetes' "Yellow" on Aug. 29 in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle and Chicago, followed by a planned expansion nationwide, the studio announced.
Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black hopes Effingham County businesses will get on board with a growing initiative in his department.
Medient Studios, Inc., announced that former New York Gov. David Paterson has accepted his nomination to join the board of directors of Medient.
Ten Effingham Health System team members have earned Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification.