Finance

City celebrates economic development and tourism growth, wins in 2021-2022

City leaders and community members gathered at Point of Honor Thursday to celebrate economic development and tourism successes and discuss what lies ahead. Marjette Upshur, director of the Office of Economic Development and Tourism (OEDT), said the collective focus at the Office of Economic Development and Tourism is to lead efforts to retain, expand and …

City celebrates economic development and tourism growth, wins in 2021-2022 Read More »

Facebook Marketplace will no longer allow businesses to list cars

photo: Jim Watson/AFP (Getty Images) Searching for a used car on Facebook Marketplace might seem a little less sketchy on the surface than, say, using Craigslist, but those who want to definitely have ways to game the system. It is not uncommon for dealerships to advertise duplicate cars for sale, often at ridiculously low prices …

Facebook Marketplace will no longer allow businesses to list cars Read More »

Fifth Third Foundation and National Urban League Celebrate Workforce Development Month, Celebrate Workforce Development Program Success

Published before 2 hours Sent by Fifth Third Bancorp CINCINNATI, Sept. 29, 2022 /CSRwire/ — The Fifth Third Foundation and the National Urban League are celebrating September’s Workforce Development Month by announcing the results of the first year of a joint workforce development program that provides career development opportunities through services for promotion and retraining …

Fifth Third Foundation and National Urban League Celebrate Workforce Development Month, Celebrate Workforce Development Program Success Read More »

Florida’s volatile insurance market may not be able to handle Hurricane Ian

In this aerial view, vehicles make their way through a flooded area after the passage of Hurricane Ian on Sept. 29, 2022, in Fort Myers, Florida. photo: Joe Riddle (Getty Images) Hurricane Ian has left much of southwest Florida in a disaster zone, and the storm is poised to disrupt one of the nation’s most …

Florida’s volatile insurance market may not be able to handle Hurricane Ian Read More »

Virginia is moving to regulate an expensive small business financing option

The coldest weather since last May moves into Thursday night. Tonight at 21:03 the astronomical autumn begins. A complicated and often expensive financing option for small businesses will become easier to follow with an order from the State Corporation Commission dictating what providers must tell consumers. An option called sales-based financing is a small business …

Virginia is moving to regulate an expensive small business financing option Read More »

SmartLam North America and Peak Renewables Announce $92 Million Investment | Local news

Economic development projects involving a wood products engineering company and a Canadian wood pellet producer will result in a combined investment of $92 million and 70 new jobs in Houston County, as well as the potential for significant impact on Alabama’s forest products sectors and The southeast part. SmartLam North America’s Dothan division plans to …

SmartLam North America and Peak Renewables Announce $92 Million Investment | Local news Read More »

This game-changing investment app will help you build long-term wealth and satisfy your voyeuristic urge to see where other people are putting their money

Women are better investors than men, a 2021 Fidelity study found. Yet some estimates suggest that only 26% of women have invested in the stock market, a staggering statistic alongside a persistent gender pay gap that has persisted stable in 2020 and expected to expand post-pandemic. Courtesy of the Ministry of Finance Why are women …

This game-changing investment app will help you build long-term wealth and satisfy your voyeuristic urge to see where other people are putting their money Read More »

Music, Acting and Activism: Life Lessons with Stevie Van Zandt

Musician and actor Stevie Van Zandt inducts Bert Burns on stage at the 31st annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York April 8, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/Files Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com I am registering NEW YORK, Sept 6 (Reuters) – It’s rare …

Music, Acting and Activism: Life Lessons with Stevie Van Zandt Read More »

Summer tourism profitable despite severe inflation | Local news

Between Atlantic and Cape May counties, tourism officials say the summer season may not have been as hampered by inflation as they feared months ago. “I think it’s been a strong summer,” said Michael Chait, president of the Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce. “We are a beach community and there is still strong interest in …

Summer tourism profitable despite severe inflation | Local news Read More »