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?
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.
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 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.
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 ...
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.
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?
Bryan County: - First Bank of Coastal Georgia to E.P. Miles Properties, LLLP, 2919 Georgia Highway 119 S., 5.54 Acres, Lot 10, 19th GMD, Hopeful Acres, $30,000.00. 4/14/08 - Sandi L. Rushing to Michael J. Crane and Kristie M. Crane, Map & Parcel Number: 0461-189; $105,000.00. 4/15/08 - Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Michael J. Crane and Kristie M. Crane, Map & Parcel Number: 0461193; $98,250.00. 4/15/08 - ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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?
Landowners in Georgia may have a chance to cut their income taxes in half.
Another school year is drawing to a close - so if you have young children, they're one year closer to the day when they head off to college. And both you and your children need to prepare for that day. Your kids can do so by developing good study habits.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court, May 3-7:
The Georgia Department of Labor's Savannah Career Center, the GDOL's Veterans Services Division and Savannah Technical College will sponsor the annual Southeast Georgia Career Expo on Thursday in Savannah.
One of the world's largest hotel companies now is managing 76 Army lodging hotels on 39 installations, including Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, according to Arthur Holst, vice president of operations for Intercontinental Hotels Group.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday that Georgia's net tax collections for April 2013 totaled $1.73 billion, an increase of $201 million, or 13.2 percent, compared to April 2012.
Weddings have always been big business, but I was shocked to see how expensive they've become in the 17 years since my wife and I got married. According to the annual Real Weddings Study, the average wedding in the U.S. now costs $28,427, and that doesn't even count the honeymoon.
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