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Rising oil prices and investment strategies

Every time you fill up your gas tank, you are painfully aware that oil prices are high - really high. And rising oil prices can affect the cost of many other goods and services, from food to airline tickets. So, as a consumer, you know the impact of an increase in the cost of oil - but how about as an investor? Should rising oil prices change the way you invest?

June 26, 2008 | Laura Evans | Business


Local businesses support Moving Wall

I have talked before about the outstanding reach local businesses have in the community. It should come as no surprise that it is happening again.

June 26, 2008 | April Groves | Business


Taking it up another notch

What happens when a Mulberry resident decides to tweak a barbeque sauce recipe? Well, if you are talking about John Bennett, you get an up and coming business.

June 21, 2008 | April Groves Bryan County News | Business


Newlyweds need to reconcile investment styles

June is one of the most popular months for weddings. This may be due, in part, to June being named for Juno, the Roman goddess of women and marriage. Of course, Juno and her husband, Jupiter, probably had very little trouble with money, but if you are getting married this month, you and your spouse will need to work together on your finances - which means, among other things, that you will have to reconcile your investment styles.

June 12, 2008 | Laura Evans | Business


Don't confine Memorial Day to May

At age 17, I had big decisions to make. Too scared to go to college, determined not to stay at home, I enlisted in the United States Navy. Three months after graduation, I began my career as a Sailor. Six Septembers later, I was teaching a room full of new sailors how to read electronic schematics. The day took a historic turn when we received the news of the Twin Towers. As the faces of the 18 to 24 year old men and women looked to me for an explanation, I wondered how many of them joined because they had ...

June 08, 2008 | April Groves | Business


Basics of the blogging business, or blogging 101

I have been looking forward to writing this column for a while. Blogging is a passion of mine as I have found that its benefits, when properly executed, can provide huge benefits in personal and professional development.

June 05, 2008 | April Groves | Business


Section 529 Plan can make graduation a reality

It's that time of year when students across the country are graduating from college. It took a lot of effort to earn those degrees, but it took something else, too - money. It's this financial aspect of college that may concern you if you have children. How can you take some of the stress out of paying the high costs of higher education?

June 05, 2008 | Laura Evans | Business


Property transfers

Bryan County:

June 05, 2008 | | Business


Politicians and leaders

The Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce hosted its first Legislative Meet and Greet last Thursday. Inspired by other chambers that participate in similar functions, the Chamber Board worked to bring elected officials to the business community. Both local and state officials were invited to the event. Among those in attendance were Georgia Senate President Pro-Tempore Eric Johnson, Representative Ron Stephens, County Commission Chair Jimmy Burnsed, Mayor Richard Davis and Richmond Hill City Council members Floyd Hilliard, JoAnn Bickley and Marilyn Hodges.

May 29, 2008 | April Groves | Business


What financial advisors do

The investment world can be complex - and trying to navigate it by yourself is a daunting task. That's why you may want to work with a professional financial advisor - someone with the experience and resources to help you reach all your important financial objectives.

May 29, 2008 | Laura Evans | Business


Started thinking about those new bathing suits yet?

Started thinking about your new bathing suit yet? With the weather around the South, I am sure you have. In fact, I am betting a few of you already have one. This change in season is great for a local business industry. Of course, we don't really have a place with a large variety of swimsuits to choose from here in The Hill – unless Nordstrom's decides to occupy the space at the old Kroger site. Have you heard that rumor yet? Me neither, but it sounded like just as good speculation as any.

May 22, 2008 | April Groves | Business


Investments can make great Mother's Day gifts

Mother's Day arrives this Sunday. You could, of course, give Mom some flowers, and she'd probably appreciate them. But if your mother is a certain age, you might also want to make another type of gift - a gift that can help her enjoy the retirement lifestyle she's envisioned.

May 22, 2008 | Laura Evans | Business


Bedingfield Pharmacy turns the big Four-Oh

Bedingfield Pharmacy will be celebrating 40 years of business in Pembroke on Saturday with a Customer Appreciation Health Fair at the Pembroke Senior Citizens' Center.

May 22, 2008 | Mindy Boyette | Business


Around this Georgia city

Did you notice all the big piles of large trash items on your neighbor's lawn last week? Thanks to Richmond Hill's Public Works Department, operated OMI, it should all be gone. This large trash pickup initiative was the kick off to our celebration of Georgia Cities Week.

May 08, 2008 | | Business


You should consider putting your tax rebate to work

You may not be familiar with its formal name - the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 - but you're almost certainly aware of its key outcome: a tax rebate. Now comes the big question: What should you do with it?

May 08, 2008 | | Business


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Business Briefs for Aug. 20

Quality rated:Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool recently became the first child-care center in Bryan County to become Quality Rated.

August 21, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


State tax collections up over 2013

Georgia's net tax collections for July totaled nearly $1.49 billion for an increase of $78 million, or 5.5 percent, compared to the month-ended July 2013, according to Gov. Nathan Deal.

August 21, 2014 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.net | Business


Ports Authority sets record

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority reached an all-time high in container trade in July, moving 293,889 20-foot equivalent container units, a 19.2 percent increase over the previous year.

August 18, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


State revenue up 5.5% in July

Georgia's net tax collections for July totaled nearly $1.49 billion for an increase of $78 million, or 5.5 percent, compared to the month-ended July 2013, according to Gov. Nathan Deal.

August 16, 2014 | Special to the News | Business


Richmond Hill to hear request on RH Plantation change

Richmond Hill City Council accepted a request by a developer to again table its bid to allow multi-family housing on a tract near the entrance of Richmond Hill Plantation until Sept. 2.

August 11, 2014 | Jeff Whitten | Business


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