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Happiness research inspired one business owner to implement a minimum salary

Happiness research inspired one business owner to implement a minimum salary

Seattle business owner Dan Price has a unique understanding of the minimum wage. Instead of basing it on market forces or existing budgets, he ties his own company's base salary to happiness research, which is why all 120 of his employees will soon earn at least $70,000 per year.
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Chamber board adds member

Chamber board adds member

Catherine C. Grant, one of the founding partners of The Urgent Care Center of Richmond Hill, recently was selected to join the board of the Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce.

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Updated: apr. 18, 2015 7:30 a.m.
Only half of Americans invest in stocks, and here are some reasons why

Only half of Americans invest in stocks, and here are some reasons why

A recently published BankRate.com survey discovered roughly half of all working Americans and 75 percent of millennials do not own any stock or 401(k) plans.
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Savannah Tech sets career fairs

Savannah Tech sets career fairs

Area employers are invited to participate in the multi-campus Savannah Technical College’s School to Work Career Fairs.

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Updated: apr. 17, 2015 3:00 p.m.
Next Lunch & Learn Wednesday

Next Lunch & Learn Wednesday

The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce Lunch & Learn will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Chamber office, 2591 Highway 17, suite 100, in Richmond Hill.

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Updated: apr. 17, 2015 2:00 p.m.
Property transfers April 1-13

Property transfers April 1-13

The following real-estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from April 1-13:

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Updated: apr. 17, 2015 10:05 a.m.
Did you file your taxes jointly or separately? Here's how that might make a difference

Did you file your taxes jointly or separately? Here's how that might make a difference

Americans might not hate taxes as much as everyone thinks.
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The unexpected place where millennials are shopping

The unexpected place where millennials are shopping

Retailers might have overvalued the way millennials shop online.
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Adjunct professors are officially the new working poor

Adjunct professors are officially the new working poor

More than half of all welfare recipients (56 percent) rely on government assistance because their job doesn’t pay enough, not because they're unemployed, according to a new study released by the University of California, Berkeley.
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Crowdsource funding bails out businesses taking unpopular stands

Crowdsource funding bails out businesses taking unpopular stands

What happens when a local business needs to shutdown after taking a moral stand on an political issue like serving food at a LGBT wedding ceremony? It starts GoFundMe campaigns.
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Shredding day set by Pembroke

Shredding day set by Pembroke

Got personal stuff to get rid of but worried about identify theft?

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BBB honors Homes of Integrity's ethics

BBB honors Homes of Integrity's ethics

Homes of Integrity Construction Inc. recently was named by the Better Business Bureau as a 2014 Torch Award winner for outstanding business ethics, according to a news release.

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Surcharge surprises tourism industry

Surcharge surprises tourism industry

Happening late in the evening of March 31, some hoped against hope that it was just an elaborate April Fools’ Day prank.

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Updated: apr. 16, 2015 7:30 a.m.
Better balance is top desire of career-changers, survey says

Better balance is top desire of career-changers, survey says

It was about this time four years ago that I started to seriously consider making a career change.
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15 facts to make tax day a little more interesting

15 facts to make tax day a little more interesting

Not everything about tax day has to be horrible. There are plenty of interesting facts to keep your mind busy during the lead up to the IRS' deadline for tax filing.
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What you should do when facing a tax audit

What you should do when facing a tax audit

April 15 is understandably unnerving for many taxpayers.
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What you should do when facing a tax audit

What you should do when facing a tax audit

April 15 is understandably unnerving for many taxpayers.
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Majors in business and engineering may maximize chances of getting a high-paying job

Majors in business and engineering may maximize chances of getting a high-paying job

For many high school and college students, the main reason they prepare for and go to college is to have a stable, high-paying job after graduation. The trick is to find the major that will maximize job opportunities as well as earning power.
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Armstrong: Regional economy expands at fastest pace since 2004

Armstrong: Regional economy expands at fastest pace since 2004

Armstrong State University’s latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports thatthe Savannah-area economy continued to strengthen during the fourth quarter of 2014 andis expected to experience sustained growth at a healthy pace throughout 2015. Over the past year, the regional economy expanded at its fastest pace since 2004.

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

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

Upstate New York is becoming Detroit with grass.
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How to know when something is actually on sale

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.
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The best states for middle-class taxpayers

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.
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Auto workshop on modern transmissions

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.

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Updated: apr. 10, 2015 8:00 p.m.
California's drought will affect us

California's drought will affect us

Water is a big deal.

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Updated: apr. 09, 2015 3:00 p.m.
Personal issues are distracting employees from work, study finds

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.
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Employee appreciation is vital but employers must also provide challenge

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.
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Protect elderly from financial abuse

Protect elderly from financial abuse

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

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Updated: apr. 05, 2015 10:45 a.m.
Metro area's jobless rate drops

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.

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Updated: apr. 03, 2015 6:00 a.m.
A deadline’s a deadline is a deadline

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.
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Work-life integration proves popular with readers

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.
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Political polarization is a driving force in income inequality

Political polarization is a driving force in income inequality

Once again, researchers have found that political polarization is a driving force in income inequality.
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Property transfers March 2-18

Property transfers March 2-18

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

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Updated: mar. 27, 2015 3:00 p.m.
Soil is not warm enough to fertilize yet

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.

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Updated: mar. 27, 2015 10:30 a.m.
Twitter uses venture capital to compete with Google's Android

Twitter uses venture capital to compete with Google's Android

Twitter is expanding beyond its 140 character tweets and is making a move into venture capital, investing in a company that wants to compete with Google's Android mobile operating system.
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Business After Hours April 2

Business After Hours April 2

The next Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours will be from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, April 2, at H&L Tire and Auto Center, 60 Longwood Drive.

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How the Federal Reserve reconciles low unemployment and stagnant wages

How the Federal Reserve reconciles low unemployment and stagnant wages

When the Federal Reserve was established in 1913, over 30,000 different currencies were in some type of use throughout the United States. The lack of a uniform currency contributed to systemic weaknesses in the monetary system, including bank runs, unstable interest rates and prices, and an overall lack of confidence in banking institutions. Thanks to its capacity to mitigate each of the aforementioned issues, along with many others, the Federal Reserve has played a key role in stabilizing the United States economy.
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