It's tough sticking to your budget any time of year, but the holiday season presents special challenges with so many unexpected expenses and temptations. If you sometimes fall prey to holiday overspending, you might want to look for year-round small spending cuts in other areas of your life that, when added together, can result in big savings.
NEW YORK - Bank of America Corp. is scrapping its plan to charge a $5 monthly fee for debit card purchases after outraged customers threatened an exodus.
ATLANTA - Unemployment numbers for metro Savannah declined last month while same numbers for the coastal region remained unchanged.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Oct. 25-28:
Catnip N Biscuits owners and staff, as well as members of the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce and city officials, marked the opening the doggie day care and luxury pet hotel in Richmond Hill with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday.
The Coastal GA Area Community Action Authority is still assisting eligible households with heating bills.
If you have kids – or even if you don't – you're probably aware that Halloween is fast approaching. Of course, you may find the ghouls, witches and creepy impersonations of celebrities to be more amusing than alarming, but as you go through life you will find some things that are generally frightening – such as investment moves that are misdirected or go awry.
Recently I have been talking about the benefits of having access to the Floridan aquifer for our water needs. Those needs are not just for domestic water use in our homes, but for commercial and industrial use as well.
Members of the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce and employees at Cellular Sales marked the opening of the authorized Verizon Wireless retailer Friday. The new showroom is at 70 Exchange St. in Richmond Hill. Regional director Brian Synder attended and chamber board members and store associates were on hand to celebrate. Cellular Sales is open 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 756-2330.
ATLANTA - One of the nation's largest utilities says energy sales show that economic activity is picking up in the Southeast industrial sector, but it's offset by job losses elsewhere.
SAVANNAH - South Carolina environmental regulators will allow Georgia to plead its case for deepening the shared river channel to Savannah's booming seaport before the neighboring state decides whether to finalize its rejection of a permit for the $600 million project, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - The richest 1 percent of Americans have been getting far richer over the last three decades while the middle class and poor have seen their after-tax household income only crawl up in comparison, according to a government study.
Richmond Hill's newest coffee shop, Hill House Coffee Café, marked its opening Friday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The owner is Ann Crockett. Hill House Coffee Café is open 6 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday serving coffee, breakfast, lunch and more. For more information, call 445-5256.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Oct. 17-24:
IGA Supermarket in Midway hosted a grand-opening ceremony Oct. 8 in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.
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.
South University in Savannah has created a program-advisory committee comprised of local communications professionals who will guide the institution's growing public relations degree programs.
The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will host its February Business After Hours from 5:30-7 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Richmond Hill History Museum, 11460 Ford Ave.
Income inequality may be a hot topic today, but it has been on Robert Lerman's mind for decades.