Not long ago, the Federal Reserve announced that it plans to keep short-term interest rates near zero until late 2014. The Fed initially pushed rates to that level in 2008 in an effort to stimulate economic growth. Clearly, low interest rates have a wide-ranging impact - but what effect will they have on you as an investor?
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, April 9-13:
Owners of 80 Café, the newest dining establishment in Blitchton, Miyuki Ma, second from right, and Nam Ma, with scissors, cut the ceremonial ribbon Friday to celebrate the opening.
There is a certain "buzz" around the award-winning Savannah Bee Company's "garden" located behind their warehouse in Wilmington Island.
SAVANNAH - Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday he would have Georgia taxpayers pay a heftier portion of the $653 million tab to deepen the Savannah harbor rather than delay the project if the federal government hasn't funded its share once it's time to start dredging.
If you and your family participate in upcoming Earth Day events, such as helping clean up a local park or taking materials to a recycling center, you know the benefits of doing your part to improve your surroundings. But are you doing everything you can to upgrade your environment for investing?
It is hard to talk about something other than water when water drives life on the planet - and when one finds oneself dealing with water issues on a daily basis.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped for eight straight months - a signal that more Georgians are looking for and finding jobs, the state Labor Department announced Thursday.
The Georgia Forestry Commission is launching an offensive against two destructive pests that have the potential to decimate significant portions of our state's healthy forestland.
WASHINGTON - Americans bought more electronics, started home improvement projects and updated their wardrobes last month, inspired by warmer weather and a healthier job market.
ATLANTA - A nuclear reactor at Plant Vogtle in eastern Georgia is back online after an unexpected shutdown Saturday.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill targeting scrap metal theft that would place more requirements on recyclers and addresses what supporters say is a growing problem in the state.
If you're relatively young, and you've been investing only a few years, you possess an asset that is invaluable and cannot be replaced: time. And the more time you spend contributing to tax-advantaged investments, the better off you may be.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Most states are doing a poor job tracking whether their tax breaks for businesses are actually spurring job growth, including some that have poured hundreds of millions of dollars into corporate incentive programs even while grappling with record deficits, according to a new report.
We are dodging freezes, getting windblown, seeing spring temperatures one day and scraping ice off the windshield the next.
Oil prices are down. So are airline fuel costs. Passenger demand is expected to increase in the coming months.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Jan. 1-23.
If you’ve been out of the job interview game for a while, jumping back in is intimidating. Should you emphasize your title? What relevant skills matter most? Where do you start? Whether you’re an accomplished job applicant or a newbie, here are tips for standing out from the crowd:
Every job has requirements. Factory workers are required to do specific tasks every day. Doctors have to abide by certain health and ethical codes in caring for patients. Cooks have to prepare food according to the menu.
Mike Blinder is a small-business owner and multimedia consultant, and one of his favorite things to do is share his experience and expertise in marketing.
The first three months of the year mean many things to many people. Snow. Super Bowl. Groundhog Day. Valentine's Day. President's Day weekend. Mardi Gras. Lent. And the promise of pleasant spring to come.
If you're reading this at work — or, because you've taken my advice and have a flexible schedule, your home office — take a quick look at your desk.
Local realtors donated $1,000 on behalf of Savannah Area Realtors on Tuesday to the Bryan County Children's Fund.