Business - Chattanooga Diary

Personal Finance: Closed end funds II -- risks and rewards

Published Feb. 10 2016

Last week, we looked at a subset of pooled investment vehicles known as closed end funds. Those funds occupy a...

Small Biz: Health care law makes tax season tougher for small companies

Published Feb. 7 2016

As more requirements of the health care law take effect, income tax filing season becomes more complex for small businesses.

Consumer Watch: Web sites that will help you save money

Published Feb. 7 2016

I thoroughly enjoy discovering unique websites and, when they're filled with freebies, the discoveries become even more exciting. Featured this...

Kennedy: Test driving the Audi Q3

Published Feb. 6 2016

If it were a person, the Audi Q3 would be an engineering student with a graphing calculator holstered to his...

Terminal Brewhouse Building goes for $1.48 million at auction

Published Feb. 6 2016

A Chattanooga group will pay $1.48 million for the Terminal Brewhouse Building unless the operator of the popular eatery in...

Business Bulletin: How to avoid tax scams when filing 2015 returns

Published Feb. 5 2016

Q. Tax filing time has arrived. I want to file early because of the false identity theft filings last year....

Chattanooga mall giant CBL beats Wall Street expectations

Published Feb. 4 2016

Chattanooga-based shopping center developer CBL & Associates Properties Inc. on Wednesday reported higher fourth quarter funds from operations and beat...

Hopkins: A primer on closed end funds

Published Feb. 4 2016

Pooled investments like mutual funds and ETFs are convenient vehicles through which investors can attain diversified exposure to various asset...

Panel may change agreement with new owners of one of Chattanooga's biggest downtown apartment complexes

Published Jan. 28 2016

A Chattanooga panel that approves tax breaks for new housing developments may look at changing an agreement with the new...

Personal Finance: American Express: Time to leave home without it?

Published Jan. 27 2016

Venerable credit card company American Express is a household name. But in a rapidly changing world, AmEx has struggled to...

Test Drive: Toyota RAV4 refreshed for 2016

Published Jan. 23 2016

When you pull on your favorite pair of jeans the feel-good chemicals in your brain bubble over like a fountain,...

Terminal Brewhouse building sale comes with Rolling Rock beer

Published Jan. 21 2016

The planned auction of a century-old, historic building in downtown Chattanooga next month will feature what the company handling the...

Personal Finance: Riding out market volatility

Published Jan. 20 2016

Investors have been buffeted in 2016, with the U.S. stock market off to its rockiest start in history. China is...

Consumer Watch: How to plan your vacation and save

Published Jan. 17 2016

I realize it's too soon after the expenses of December for most of us to be thinking about a bucket...

Business Digest: Bryan to build partnerships for Lookouts and more Chattanooga business news

Published Jan. 17 2016

The Chattanooga Lookouts have hired Chattanooga native Coralee Bryan as corporate partnership manager.

Two high-tech companies move into new Chattanooga offices

Published Jan. 14 2016

A couple of high-tech companies with roots in Chattanooga have shifted into edgy, newly renovated office space in downtown's Innovation...

Personal Finance: Don't sweat the Chinese stock market

Published Jan. 13 2016

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Consumer Watch: How to talk with Siri or Google Now to help you with everyday tasks

Published Jan. 10 2016

I frequently go to my more technologically savvy friends for smartphone tips. While I have a couple of areas of...

Test Drive: New Lexus RX 350 sophisticated and edgy

Published Jan. 9 2016

Every auto brand has its bell cow vehicle, its bread-and-butter product.

Rico Monuments moves after 30 years

Published Jan. 8 2016

For three decades, Rico Monuments operated on a wedge-shaped tract in the center of St. Elmo's busy commercial district.

Personal Finance: Tax breaks this year for everyone

Published Jan. 6 2016

If you are the proud owner of a thoroughbred race horse, good news: Congress just extended a tax break for...

Business Bulletin: How to avoid falling victim to biggest scams of the year

Published Jan. 5 2016

Q. What was the most pervasive scam of 2015?

Under Construction: City Homes coming to Market Street

Published Jan. 3 2016

Two single-family homes are being built on a vacant lot between the eight-unit condominium complex in the Sole Building and...