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How high taxes and regulation are killing one of the most prosperous states in the nation

Upstate New York is becoming Detroit with grass.

April 11, 2015 | William Tucker, American Media Institute Deseret News | Business


How to know when something is actually on sale

The big screen television is, indeed, very big. And the brightly colored sign plastered on the corner is every bit as prominent.

April 11, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


The best states for middle-class taxpayers

With tax day swiftly approaching, a number of studies by the personal finance research website Wallethub have examined what makes a state great for taxpayers.

April 11, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Auto workshop on modern transmissions

For those like to work on cars but are befuddled by the computerized transmission system, an upcoming workshop is available.

April 10, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


California's drought will affect us

Water is a big deal.

April 09, 2015 | By Don Gardner Columnist | Business


Personal issues are distracting employees from work, study finds

While I was at work one day last week, my father was in a hospital more than 1,000 miles away. He was undergoing a series of tests, and I was anxious to hear the results.

April 08, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


Youth employment boot camp scheduled

About 15 percent of young adults ages 16-24 years old are not in school, nor are they in the workforce, according to the Ringer Center of Excellence Inc.

April 08, 2015 | By Randy C. Murray | Business


Employee appreciation is vital but employers must also provide challenge

A new study, the 2015 Strengths@Work Survey, suggests that the path to great performance may be easier than we think. If we want employees to achieve their best we should appreciate them for the things they do the best—in other words, for the things that showcase where their natural strengths and abilities lie.

April 08, 2015 | Taylor Cotterell Deseret News | Business


Protect elderly from financial abuse

It's unfortunate but true: The elderly population is targeted for financial abuse or exploitation.

April 05, 2015 | For Laura Evans Special to the News | Business


Metro area's jobless rate drops

Metropolitan Savannah's unemployment rate for February was 6 percent, down 0.4 percentage point from 6.4 percent in January, the Georgia Department of Labor announced in a news release issued last week.

April 03, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


A deadline’s a deadline is a deadline

In business, one of the most important things to remember and master is the ability to meet a deadline. Deadlines get tossed about in every profession and rarely are taken that serious, but are not something to take lightly. Fortunately for me, I learned the value of meeting a deadline at a young age.

April 02, 2015 | Jeremy Kartchner Deseret News | Business


Work-life integration proves popular with readers

When I started focusing my weekly writing on work-life balance a few years ago, I was asked to choose a catchy name for the column.

April 02, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


Political polarization is a driving force in income inequality

Once again, researchers have found that political polarization is a driving force in income inequality.

March 31, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Property transfers March 2-18

The following property transfers were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Courts from March 2-18.

March 27, 2015 | Staff Report | Business


Soil is not warm enough to fertilize yet

If you have been reading my offerings for a while, I hope this one feels familiar. If this is new information to you, I can only hope you are a new reader. If not, I need to find a better way to write.

March 27, 2015 | By Don Gardner Extension agent | Business


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Area unemployment rate drops in March

The Georgia Department of Labor recently announced that Metro Savannah's unemployment rate for March was 5.8 percent, down 0.2 percentage point from 6 percent in February. The rate in March 2014 was 7.4 percent.

May 01, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


Conversation in Savannah about pipeline

Emergent Savannah announced that it will hold the Palmetto Pipeline World Café from 6:30-8:30 p.m.Monday at the Sentient Bean Coffee Shop, 13 E. Park Ave. in Savannah.

April 30, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


How people on welfare spend their money

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has found his state smack dab in the center of one of the most nuanced, and heated, debates concerning poverty.

April 30, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


When everything comes together, life is in balance

As I've grown older and the hair in my beard has changed from auburn to gray and white, I've learned that things in life often don't work out the way you hope they will.

April 29, 2015 | Greg Kratz Deseret News | Business


The most trusted business is...

Good news for families that run a business — you’re one of the most successful and trusted business types out there, according to a new report from Ernst & Young, a business management company.

April 29, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Business


19 Mother's Day gift ideas for moms with infants and toddlers

Mother’s Day is about two weeks away, but Americans are already out shopping.

April 29, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Business


Robots are changing the economy even more than you think

How are we supposed to feel about robots? Not the kind that infiltrate governments and threaten to obliterate mankind, but the kind that are revolutionizing the labor market in the 21st century.

April 29, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Is feeding the poor a religious practice? This woman in Texas thinks it is

More than 30 cities nationwide have restrictions that limit feeding the homeless, a trend that the National Coalition for the Homeless refers to as part of a wider effort of "criminalizing homelessness and pushing the problem out of sight."

April 28, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Why some handsome men have trouble finding work

If you’re a handsome guy, you’ve probably got it made, right? After all, research shows attractive people are more likely to be healthy, intelligent and better candidates for marriage. Other studies show that beautiful people are recognized as more likeable and trustworthy than people who are not.

April 27, 2015 | Tyler Stahle Deseret News | Business


Join the crowds by listing your home in spring

Homebuyers who are waiting for summer to start shopping may end up walking through the dregs of what most buyers didn't like. The time to start looking is now, experts say.

April 27, 2015 | Jeff Wuorio Deseret News | Business


This store charges women less than men to fight wage inequality

The products in Elana Schlenker's pop-up shop are hand-crafted by many talented and diverse women, but that's not their only draw. According to Schlenker, women who buy these products will receive a special discount.

April 27, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Business


Podcasters can relax thanks to patent ruling

Podcasters likely breathed a sigh of relief this month after regulators ruled against an alleged patent troll that threatened the popular medium.

April 27, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


Social media causes fallout in workplace, leads to potential dismissal

Instagram selfies, Twitter hashtag-campaigns and funny Vines are normal parts of life on the Internet. So, don't be surprised if you find your boss monitoring your social media activity — and taking you to task for something deemed inappropriate.

April 25, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Business


Convention bureau gets board members

The Richmond Hill Convention and Visitors Bureau recently reappointed several members to its board of directors.

April 25, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


Program helps nearly 300 with heating

The Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority Inc. delivered more than $90,000 in heating assistance this winter, according to a news release.

April 24, 2015 | Special to the News | Business


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