Business - Chattanooga Diary

Biz Bulletin: Tips to avoid scams, fraud in 2015

Published Jan. 9 2015

Q. I have concern about fraud activity in the marketplace; what action as a consumer should I take to be...

Personal Finance: Tips for improving your financial outlook for 2015

Published Jan. 7 2015

Sure, most New Year's resolutions are forsaken within a month. But here are a couple of practical resolutions for improving...

Consumer Watch: Winterize your home

Published Jan. 4 2015

Q: Since this winter is the first in my own home, I want to winterize before bad weather hits and...

Business Digest: Westbrook joins Surgery Group

Published Jan. 4 2015

Katelyn Westbrook, an aesthetic nurse, has joined the Plastic Surgery Group in Chattanooga.

Test Drive: Mercedes-Benz C-class gets bumper-to-bumper makeover

Published Jan. 3 2015

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class has always been the sedan of choice for luxury-car owners who had to stretch their checkbooks to...

Biz Bulletin: Tips for shopping for gifts in the new year

Published Jan. 3 2015

Q. My family usually receives Christmas gifts that require exchange or return. Last year I had an experience where the...

Under Construction: Slick's Burgers moves to main street

Published Jan. 2 2015

Project: Slick's Burgers.

Personal Finance: Getting the most out of gift cards

Published Dec. 31 2014

Christmas is over, and for many of us that probably means fewer ugly ties to return and more gift cards...

Business Digest: Iglesias to head Unum legal unit

Published Dec. 28 2014

Lisa G. Iglesias is joining the Unum Group as executive vice president and general counsel. She succeeds Liston Bishop III,...

Consumer Watch: How to make holiday gift returns go more smoothly

Published Dec. 28 2014

Q: Now that holiday gift-giving is over for another year, what are some easy ways to return unwanted presents, without...

Under Construction: North Hixson Marketplace gets an update

Published Dec. 28 2014

Project: North Hixson Marketplace renovation.

Test Drive: Lexus NX: a diamond in a golden segment

Published Dec. 27 2014

Lexus is clear about its target customers for the new NX compact luxury crossover: young urban drivers.

Biz Bulletin: Advice for holiday gift-card givers

Published Dec. 25 2014

Q. Do Holiday gift cards expire if not used in a certain time?

Startups earn taxpayer cash for expanding in Chattanooga

Published Dec. 22 2014

Wafflez Factory, budding startup Bellhops and an unnamed company currently based in California are getting a total of about $22,500...

Business Digest: BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee promotes Jennifer Butler as vice president of application development

Published Dec. 21 2014

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee has selected Jennifer Butler as vice president of application development.

Test Drive: Top 10 Best SUVs, truck and 'green machine' of the year based on price, innovation and fun

Published Dec. 20 2014

Last week we looked at some of the best new sedans for 2014, so this week it's time to turn...

Biz Bulletin: Scams to watch for during the holidays

Published Dec. 19 2014

Q. What scams and fraudulent activity should consumers be aware of during the holidays?

Personal Finance: U.S. oil revolution brings progress, pain

Published Dec. 17 2014

Free market capitalism is not really about long periods of quiet prosperity.

Under Construction: Holiday Inn & Suites to open 2015

Published Dec. 14 2014

• Investment: $19 million.

Business Digest: Unum promotes Finlay to VP

Published Dec. 14 2014

Unum has promoted Lori Finlay to vice president and managing director of municipals in the company's investments group.

Consumer Watch: Online savings options for holiday shopping

Published Dec. 14 2014

Here are more tips from ShopSmart to help consumers get the biggest bang for their buck during the holidays.

Test Drive Top 10: Best new vehicles of 2014 based on price, innovation and fun

Published Dec. 13 2014

Here we are nearing the end of 2014, which means it's time again for the yearly Test Drive Top 10...

Biz Bulletin: BBB recommends credit cards over debit cards for holiday shopping

Published Dec. 12 2014

Q. What "Shopping Tips" is BBB suggesting to consumers this year?