CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Bank of America Corp. posted strong first-quarter earnings Monday as higher revenue from the purchase of Merrill Lynch & Co. helped offset a surge in credit costs. Wall Street, concerned about banks' continuing loan problems, looked past Bank of America's profit and fell sharply.
Bank of America's results surpassed analysts' expectations. But like other banking companies, it is still stuggling with fallout from the recession, taking a hefty $13.4 billion provision for credit losses.
Waltrich Plastic Corp. is a family owned and operated company that has found a winning formula to foster families in the workplace, and giving back to the community.
Savannah Christian Church will host two employment workshops, offering free practical advice for jobseekers.
With a building permit on the way, construction in the Hinesville Professional Center, across Highway 196 from Liberty Regional Medical Center is starting.
Nothing is certain but death and taxes, according to Benjamin Franklin.
The Society for American Military Engineers will be hosting a small business symposium at 8 a.m. April 14, at the Savannah Marriott.
The list of expenses for parents transitioning their high school seniors into college is often long and non-negotiable.
VIP Office Furniture & Supply recently had a green mascot contest to promote green office products. This contest challenged high school students in Chatham and Liberty counties to create a mascot that embodied the importance of "going green."
SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University will host two financial seminars at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. April 17, in the Armstrong Center, room 126, 13040 Abercorn St., Savannah.
Savannah Technical College's Liberty campus will offer automotive classes beginning summer quarter.
Liberty County may have the housing ready for the estimated 10,000 soldiers and family members set to arrive with Fort Stewart's new brigade by October 2010.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor says 96,306 laid-off workers filed first-time claims for state unemployment insurance benefits in March, an increase of 126.3 percent from March of 2008.
The department said Thursday the metropolitan areas with the highest percentage of increase in claims were Gainesville, up 249.4 percent; Rome, up 218.4 percent; and Brunswick, up 185.0 percent.
The Liberty County Development Authority is looking to permanently finance its $2.5 million building on Highway 84.
The Liberty County Development Authority balanced and approved all of its budgets last week. The budget is for fiscal-year 2016, which runs from July 1 through June 30.
Joe Sikes recently was selected as one of the 2015 Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Brand Champions at the national CONNECT '15 conference held in Minneapolis.
Warren Buffett is one of the most succesful investors in history. He's currently worth over $70 billion, constantly ranking among the richest men in the world.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen announced last week the economy is still not strong enough to warrant a hike for interest rates, though she is optimistic the anticipated hike could arrive as soon as September.
American consumers are accumulating credit card debt at the same rate as before the recession, despite paying down a huge chunk of that borrowing during the first quarter of this year, according to CardHub’s 2015 Credit Card Debt Study released this week.
Last weekend, the newest installment in the Jurassic Park franchise, "Jurassic World," set the record for the highest opening weekend in history, beating out the previous champ, Marvel’s "The Avengers."
Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg announced Wednesday that he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, had donated $5 million to a scholarship fund for undocumented immigrants.
Hinesville has a new musical instrument sales, repair and instructional store. Backline Productions Services LLC opened its doors in March but held its official grand opening May 16.
As tuition increases, more and more economists and public figures are calling for a more pragmatic approach to what it should mean to get a college degree. The president of the Association of American Universities, Hunter Rawlings, disagrees.
One of the advantages to owning a small business is that you have additional tax deductions that are set up with business owners in mind. It’s hard to know which tax deductions are applicable to your individual situation, which is why you should work with an experienced tax accountant to maximize your write-offs.
Wal-Mart will hire up to 95 people to work at the new Walmart Neighborhood Market slated to open this fall in Hinesville.
Ever heard of Kahuku High School in Hawaii? If not, now you'll probably never forget it.
After discussing his "mild racism" during his opening monologue for Saturday Night on May 16, stand-up comedian Louis C.K. ruffled some feathers by joking about knowing a "neighborhood child molester" in his youth.
The rise of mandatory paid leave for both men and women who have children has been meteoric, according to The New Republic's Lauren Sandler.
There's a fine line between confidence and arrogance, and unfortunately in business, it can be the make-or-break quality of a successful leader. Arrogant leaders are prone to being disagreeable and aggressive; they tend to push down their employees, drain away motivation and loyalty and paralyze productivity. Erika Napoletano, in a recent Entrepreneur.com article, calls arrogance “the idiot cousin of the confident businessperson.” Motivational sales trainer Patrick Henry Hansen, who has advised my company on a number of issues over the years, puts it this way: Confidence is always attractive, and arrogance is always repulsive.