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Save for retirement and education together

The school year is coming to a close, which means that if you have young children, you now are one year closer to college days - and college bills. At the same time, you are moving nearer to your own retirement. Can you save for college while you put away money for retirement? Yes - but it will take planning, patience and discipline.

May 20, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Deal backs extending port road

SAVANNAH - Gov. Nathan Deal is lending is his support to building a new $140 million highway that would give trucks expanded access to the Port of Savannah.

May 17, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


Dentist opens office on Gen. Screven

Howard Family Dental, located at 319 Gen. Screven Way, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening Tuesday in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.

May 13, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


International Greetings USA names new CEO

Paul Fineman, group CEO for International Greetings PLC, recently announced the promotion of Richard Eckman to the CEO position for the USA subsidiary.

May 13, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Small business owners need retirement plans too

For a variety of reasons, many people, particularly those in the baby-boom generation, are considering retiring later than they originally might have planned.

May 13, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Mitsubishi dedicates Savannah plant

SAVANNAH - A major Japanese manufacturer is celebrating the completion of the first phase of its gas-powered turbine plant near Savannah.

May 12, 2011 | Associated Press | Business News


Hinesville Rotarians get the scoop on contracting with Fort Stewart

Debbie Swindell, assistant director with the Office of Small Business Programs, told Hinesville Rotarians how small businesses can go about contracting their services with Fort Stewart. Swindell was Tuesday's guest speaker for the Hinesville Rotary Club.

May 12, 2011 | Denise Etheridge | Business News


Hinesville jobless down to 8.6 percent

ATLANTA - State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced this week that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in the metro Hinesville area decreased to 8.6 percent in March, down two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 8.8 percent in February. The jobless rate in the metro Hinesville area in March a year ago was 8.5 percent.

April 29, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Realty group opens new office building

Elaine Boggs Realty Group, which is located next to CVS at 116 Gen. Screven Way, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening April 14 in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.

April 29, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Consider tax-smart investing

April 18 was the deadline for filing your individual tax return. But that wasn't the only event that occurred this tax season. Although you might not have been aware of it, Tax Freedom Day was April 12.

April 29, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Company warns of scams after storms

The hail that battered roofs in Southeast Georgia recently did more than just damage shingles and gutters. It left homeowners vulnerable to scam artists who prey upon people who want their roofs repaired quickly and cheaply.

April 27, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Chamber creates transportation affiliate

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announced this week the creation of a new transportation-focused affiliate, the Georgia Transportation Alliance.

April 22, 2011 | Special to the Courier | Business News


'Environmentally counscious' investing

Millions of people around the world today will celebrate the 41st anniversary of Earth Day. As a global citizen, you may wish to commemorate this event by thinking of ways you can help the environment, such as boosting your recycling efforts and cutting back on your energy consumption. But you also can contribute to a "greener" world through your investment activities.

April 22, 2011 | For Matt Cardella Special to the Courier | Business News


Businesses fear new immigration law

ATLANTA - Some Georgia business owners and farmers say they could have a harder time finding workers because of a bill passed by lawmakers to crack down on illegal immigration - among the toughest in the nation.

April 22, 2011 | By Kate Brumback Associated Press writer | Business News


Do kids a favor, teach them about interest

One of the most valuable financial lessons you can share with your kids before they leave the nest is to explain what interest rates are and how they work. The important financial transactions they'll conduct as adults likely will be affected in some way by interest rates, whether as a lender or a borrower.

April 20, 2011 | By Jason Alderman Practical money skills | Business News


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Georgia Ports report record increases in goods moved

SAVANNAH- At its July board meeting, the Georgia Ports Authority reported record fiscal year results and approved the purchase of six new ship-to-shore cranes.

July 28, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Courier welcomes new staff members

The Coastal Courier and Courier Multimedia, welcome Kat Somers and Missy Wright to the advertising staff.

July 27, 2017 | Staff Report | Business News


City distributing annual financial report

The city of Hinesville recently published the 2016 Popular Annual Financial Report, a publication that is mailed to every household in the city.

July 21, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Portrait studio opens in Flemington

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce had a grand opening and ribbon cutting June 30 for Perfect Portraits, 1705 E. Oglethorpe Highway, Flemington.

July 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Take-out food delivery service covers county

The staff of Hinesville Takeout Express had a ribbon cutting at the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce office, 2018 E. Court St., Hinesville on June ...

July 18, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Former WACH surgeon now with Optim

SAVANNAH - Orthopedic surgeon David Sedory has joined the network of physicians at Optim Orthopedics, seeing patients at its Savannah, Richmond Hill and Hinesville clinics.

July 17, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Business adds U-Haul

GD Customz has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the area.

July 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Armstrong report bullish on area's economy

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University's latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor, which analyzes data and identifies trends affecting the regional economy, reports that the Savannah metro ...

July 11, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


Utility developing next generation of workers

Five area high school students began work last month as part of Coastal Electric Cooperative's "Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow" program.

July 10, 2017 | Special to the Courier | Business News


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