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It's time, again, to leave my comfort zone

It was in September 2011, about three years and nine months ago, that I made a huge leap of faith.

June 09, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


The key ingredient to a more fulfilling life

What's the key ingredient to a more fulfilling life? According to a new poll by YouGov, the answer might be marriage.

June 09, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Can free college really be done in America?

Bernie Sanders, the self-proclaimed socialist senator from Vermont (or, more appropriately, the democratic socialist from Vermont), doesn't seem to mind that very few pundits believe he has a shot at the presidency, despite the fact that he's one of only two declared candidates for the Democratic ticket in 2016.

June 09, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Harvard is the richest college in America, and it was just promised $400 million more

Hedge fund manager John A. Paulson is donating $400 million to Harvard University's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, according the Wall Street Journal, and there are those who think that may not have been the best use of a couple hundred million dollars.

June 07, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Not everyone's thrilled about breast-feeding mania

Australian fashion model Nicole Trunfio caused a stir late last month when she appeared on the cover of Elle Australia breast-feeding her son, Zion.

June 07, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Make timely adjustments to your 529 plan

If you have school-age children, you might greet the arrival of June with some relief - for at least a few months, you don't have to worry about "encouraging" kids to do their homework, study for tests, give you their permission slips for field trips and so on.

June 05, 2015 | By Laura Evans | Business


Urgent Care Center to host Business After Hours party

The Urgent Care Center of Richmond Hill will host Business After Hours from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 18, at 60 Exchange St., Suite B-7.

June 05, 2015 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.com | Business


Phillips named CEO for Canoochee EMC

REIDSVILLE - Lou Ann Phillips has been promoted to chief executive officer of Canoochee Electric Membership Cooperative, according to its board of directors.

June 05, 2015 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.com | Business


Norwood named Ameris branch manager

SAVANNAH - Sara Norwood has been named the Richmond Hill branch manager for Ameris Bank, the bank announced this week.

June 05, 2015 | Special to the News editor@bryancountynews.com | Business


Americans are growing more accepting of taboo behaviors — except for one

Americans are now more accepting of socially liberal attitudes than ever before, but there's one area where public opinion remains mostly unchanged: marital infidelity.

June 05, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


The best states in America for balancing work and family

In a recent survey of millennial-aged workers, 88 percent responded that "work-life integration" (which is slightly different from work-life balance) was one of the most valued attributes of a job.

June 05, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


The income gap for smokers

Just over 17 percent of all American adults smoke tobacco products, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

June 05, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Unexpected award provides reminder about importance of recognition

I'm not a person who likes to be the center of attention.

June 03, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret Media Companies | Business


The robot takeover is not all that bad

Robots may be well on their way to taking over the economy (depending on who you talk to, that could be considered a good thing) but according to Henry Evans, the rapidly advancing technology that’s paved the way for a robotics takeover is getting a bad rap.

June 02, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


There's a new app that wants to help you learn a foreign language while you waste your time

The rise of online messaging apps, such as Facebook Messenger, Google Chat and WhatsApp, has created a new type of downtime. Between messages, users wait patiently for responses, and according to MIT's Carrie Cai, that is time ill spent. Those moments between messages are prime intellectual real estate, according to Cai, and should be treated as such.

June 01, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


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Is there a free speech crisis on college campuses?

Laura Kipnis, a professor at Northwestern University, recently found herself caught up in a campus controversy for an essay she published on sexual politics on college campuses.

July 01, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


2 movies fit for the classroom

Pixar’s “Inside Out” has enjoyed a tremendous amount of box office success and critical praise since its release, as the Deseret News National’s Chandra Johnson pointed out on June 20, at least partially because of how it tackled the complexity of human emotions. No easy task indeed.

June 30, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Why kindness is key to a healthy office environment

Office workers should come to the water cooler armed with conversation topics and a spirit of kindness, according to experts on office environments.

June 29, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Business


How retiremen goals impact finances

The concept of "retirement" has changed dramatically in recent decades.

June 28, 2015 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


Canoochee employee honored by national

Joe Sikes recently was selected as one of the 2015 Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Brand Champions at the national CONNECT '15 conference held in Minneapolis.

June 26, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


Ford Plantation expanding fitness programs

The Ford Plantation's director of golf-course maintenance has expanded his role at the 1,800-acre private community, while the club also has brought on a new fitness manager to oversee a more-complete wellness program for members.

June 25, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


Property transfers for June 25

These real-estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court:

June 25, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


More men think this is morally acceptable than women

When it comes to what are appropriate morals in a relationship, men and women seem to agree on plenty.

June 24, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


What one of the richest men in America is doing to teach kids about money

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.

June 24, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


The 3 most important elements of a successful marriage

The art of marriage is typically thought of to be exactly that — an art form.

June 24, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Richmond Hill movie one of many across Georgia

A movie that recently wrapped up in Richmond Hill is one of many being filmed in Georgia this year.

June 23, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Business


Fed holding off on rate increases but says it could still happen this year

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.

June 23, 2015 | Omar Etman Deseret News | Business


Americans households have the highest credit card debt since recession

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.

June 22, 2015 | Omar Etman Deseret News | Business


This is probably why you liked 'Jurassic World' so much

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."

June 22, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Facebook billionaire donates $5 million to help undocumented immigrants pay for college

Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg announced Wednesday that he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, had donated $5 million to a scholarship fund for undocumented immigrants.

June 21, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


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