I'm the last person to cast aspersions on anyone who procrastinates, given my own occasional lapses in that area. I'll leave it to the self-help gurus to supply behavior-modification techniques. What I will say, however, is that procrastination can be a very costly habit.
Now that spring is here, you may find it easier to get outside to run, bike or take part in other physical pursuits that you enjoy. As you know, the more active you are, the more efficiently your body will work. And the same can hold true for your investments: The more exercise they get, the more potential to work on your behalf.
MACON - Consumers can get a firsthand look at agricultural production beginning in early April, when the strawberries at more than 30 "you-pick" farms across the state will be ready for harvest.
The Bryan County News, through its website www.bryancountynews.net, is now offering users a daily deal each week. Users will receive one deeply discounted deal via e-mail that can be used at local merchants. To buy the deal using a credit card, click on the link provided in the e-mail and follow the screen prompts.
Angela Powell of EXIT Team Realty of Hinesville has earned the certified distressed property expert designation, having completed extensive training in foreclosure avoidance and short sales.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from March 14-18.
It's spring – time to clean out the gutters, tune up the lawn mower and wash down the windows. But as you attend to these types of tasks around your home, why not take the time to do some financial "spring cleaning" as well?
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - The Port of Savannah posted a record February for the number of cargo containers it moved last month, which also was one of the strongest months ever for automobile imports coming into Brunswick, the Georgia Ports Authority reported Monday.
ATLANTA - Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined slightly last month, the state Department of Labor said.
SAVANNAH - Foresters say what looks like a busy wildfire season is off to an early start in southern Georgia, where drought conditions have left woods and timberland as dry as tinder.
The 2011 Georgia Small Farm Conference, with a theme of "Making Every Acre Count," will be March 31-April 1 at The Foundry Park Inn & Spa, 295 East Dougherty St., Athens.
ATLANTA - Atlanta-based Southern Co. said Thursday it supports President Barack Obama's call for a safety review of all the country's nuclear power plants in light of the ongoing crisis in Japan.
At last, it is time to get the warm-season crops for the home vegetable garden going again. We did our soil testing and liming in December, started tomatoes from seeds indoors in late January or February and planted asparagus, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, collards, kale, spring onions, garden peas, Irish potatoes, spinach and turnips.
The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from March 4-14.
ATLANTA - The Georgia House has voted to soften a planned increase in the amount businesses pay into the unemployment insurance trust fund.
Some new research shows millennials are making a lot of mistakes when it comes to credit.
The Bryan County Extension recently welcomed four new staff members.
Georgia's net tax collections for the month of August totaled $1.39 billion for an increase of $47 million, or 3.5 percent, compared to the month-ended August 2013, Gov. Nathan Deal's office recently announced.
Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday announced that Area Development magazine has ranked Georgia as the No. 1 place in the nation in which to do business. Area Development is an executive magazine covering corporate site selection and relocation.
The calls are coming in about bugs up in the trees.
Curves International announced last week that participating Curves, including two locations in the Richmond Hill area, are hosting open houses the week of Sept. 15-20, in which new members can receive 30 days free, in addition to a free workout.
Howard Family Dental announced Friday it is delaying the opening of its Richmond Hill office. The opening date will be announced later.
CivilianJobs.com, a site that helps connect America's military members with civilian careers, is holding a job fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, on Fort Stewart. The event is sponsored by the Fort Stewart Soldier for Life: Transition Assistance Program.
Armstrong State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports the Savannah-area economy continued to expand during the second quarter of 2014 and should experience strong growth throughout the year.
A Georgia State University economist is predicting that Georgia's economic growth will be solid in the coming years.
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