Business - Chattanooga Diary

Biz Bulletin: Tips for safer Labor Day travel

Published Aug. 28 2015

Q. My family will be traveling for the Labor Day holiday. Does BBB have tips for travel?

Personal Finance: Market stall reinforces need for remaining disciplined

Published Aug. 26 2015

Stock markets around the world have gone on a wild ride over the past week, sending a shiver up the...

Consumer Watch: Where to find freebies to save money

Published Aug. 23 2015

Continuing with last week's column about free or almost-free items, I challenge readers to discover additional measures to save money...

Business Digest: Rader heads American Water section

Published Aug. 23 2015

Dorothy Rader has been named the chair of the KY/TN Section American Water Works Association and will serve in this...

Test Drive: Fiat brings X-factor to small SUVS

Published Aug. 22 2015

You've probably seen the commercial.

Business Bulletin: IRS hack underscores need to protect, react to stolen online records

Published Aug. 21 2015

Q. Media reports that the IRS was the victim of a data breach. Now the number of victims has increased...

Personal Finance: At last, progress on oil exports

Published Aug. 19 2015

The U.S. Department of Commerce took a huge step in the right direction last Friday when it approved the export...

Under Construction: New retail space coming to former Cancun site in Hixson

Published Aug. 16 2015

' Project: The Meadows retail development.

Consumer Watch: Consumer tips for free goods, services

Published Aug. 16 2015

Q: I enjoy your tips for saving money, but do you know of particular items or services we needn't pay...

Business Digest: Alder & Cox promotes Monroe to vp

Published Aug. 16 2015

Alder & Cox, Inc., a property and casualty insurance agency started in 1968, has promoted James R. Monroe to vice...

Test Drive: New Z06 Corvette goes from zero to blurry in a hurry

Published Aug. 15 2015

I was in search of a nice, sedate Chevrolet Cruze compact car to test drive this week, so I called...

Biz Bulletin: College student tips for avoiding ID theft and fraud

Published Aug. 14 2015

Q. What advice may BBB have for my kids headed to college? I am concerned about identity theft and fraud.

Personal Finance: ETFs versus Mutual Funds -- which should I prefer?

Published Aug. 12 2015

Last week, we looked at some of the distinctions between mutual funds and exchange-traded funds. Specifically, we discussed how each...

Consumer Watch: How to protect yourself from building contractor scams

Published Aug. 9 2015

Q: People have rung my doorbell twice in the last week selling homeowner "bargains." How can I tell if these...

Business Digest: Fuehrer director of J+J's product

Published Aug. 9 2015

J+J Flooring Group, a leading manufacturer of commercial specified flooring, has appointed David Fuehrer as the company's new director of...

Test Drive: Scion FR-S is licensed for fun

Published Aug. 8 2015

There was a time, not so long ago, when Americans looked to Japanese car makers for fun-to-drive sports coupes: from...

Business Calendar

Published Aug. 8 2015

A list of upcoming business events and seminars.

Business Bulletin: Be wary of "social hackers"with your online posts

Published Aug. 7 2015

Q. My kids are continually on social media. I am uncomfortable with information they post. Is there reason for concern?

MarketWise: 7 Best Practices for B2B Social Media Marketing

Published Aug. 6 2015

While more than 80 percent of businesses marketing to other businesses (B2B) use social media, marketers are consistently managing the...

Personal Finance: ETFs versus Mutual Funds -- what's the difference?

Published Aug. 5 2015

In 1928, Calvin Coolidge was president, Shirley Temple was born, and Americans were introduced to the first publically available mutual...

Business Digest: McKee promotes Krause, Ranalli

Published Aug. 2 2015

McKee Foods Corp., has promoted Keith Krause to vice president of corporate purchasing and Ryan Ranalli to vice president of...

Under Construction: New Sleep Inn being built in Dayton

Published Aug. 2 2015

' Project: Sleep Inn

Consumer Watch: Summertime travel tips to keep vacations safe and easy

Published Aug. 2 2015

As promised, I'm continuing the summer traveling tips, especially pertinent for August, the most heavily traveled vacation month of the...