ATLANTA – Thousands of jobless workers in Georgia receiving federal Extended Unemployment Compensation (EUC) will soon see a reduction in their weekly benefits because of sequestration. EUC is a federally funded benefit for long-term unemployed workers who have exhausted regular state unemployment insurance (UI) benefits.
Consumers are allowed to get a free copy of their credit report each year. Chances are that most only send for it when a problem arises with a loan or a hike in insurance rates.
OK, we got some rain recently, so now you are out there thinking the drought is over and you can go back to doing what you want.
In a move that made headlines, Mama June, mother of 7-year-old beauty-pageant starlet and reality TV star Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson, recently set up trust funds for each of her four girls and her infant granddaughter.
You've no doubt heard about the risks associated with investing. This investment carries this type of risk, while that investment carries another one. And it is certainly true that all investments do involve some form of risk. But what about not investing? Isn't there some risk associated with that, too?
For the first time since 2008, contribution limits have risen for one of the most popular retirement savings vehicles available: the IRA. This means you've got a greater opportunity to put more money away for your "golden years."
SAVANNAH - Matson Logistics, a provider of multimodal transportation, warehousing and distribution services, has established new distribution center space in Savannah.
Local retirement community Magnolia Manor has received its state license, which will expand its assisted-living care options, according to Administrator Michelle Laidler.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, Feb. 1 - 13:
James F. "Trey" Campbell III of Richmond Hill has been named general manager at Richmond Hill City Center.
There's a movement afoot throughout the United States encouraging consumers to return to locally sourced and locally made products purchased through small-town vendors - and it's a movement the Bryan County News is proud to join.
Coastal Electric Cooperative and the Development Authority of Bryan County hosted area officials for a retail development program Feb. 15 at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Back when people from my parents' generation were first planning their lives together, most married couples looked forward to working hard for a few decades, buying a house, raising a family and then retiring together while they still had enough money and energy to travel and pursue favorite hobbies.
Mike Kramer and Michelle Englehart, owners of Richmond Hill's newest coffee house Espresso Hill, marked their grand opening with a ribbon cutting on Feb. 13.
Laura Evans of Edward Jones in Richmond Hill has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards to use the certification mark CFP.
The Development Authority of Bryan County will soon be on the lookout for a new executive director.
The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce's next Business After Hours will be from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday at Firefly Lighting and Design, 459 Edsel Drive.
At long last, summer is almost here - which may mean it's time to put together your traveling plans. Still, while you and your family may enjoy going a summertime trip, there's one part of your life that should not go on vacation - and that's your investment portfolio.
Some new reports say segments of the economy are springing back. Others aren't so positive.
To the millions of college and high school seniors who recently graduated: congratulations on a job well done. After the celebration dies down, you'll no doubt be eager to embark on life's next chapter, whether it's finding a job, preparing for college or enrolling in military or community service.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor is teaming with the State Employer Committee to offer a course on compliance challenges during an employment-law and legislative-issues update Wednesday in Morrow.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, June 3-6.
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