Business - Chattanooga Diary

Biz Bulletin: How to get free credit reportsand track your credit rating

Published Jul. 10 2015

Q. How do I secure my free credit report each year? On the Internet there are many options that have...

MarketWise: Podcasting for effective content marketing

Published Jul. 9 2015

Offering educational content to potential customers is good marketing.

Personal Finance: Understanding mutual fund share classes

Published Jul. 8 2015

The concept of pooling capital of individual investors into a common fund is at least as old as the Dutch...

Under Construction: Advance Financial adds 5th local lending office

Published Jul. 5 2015

Location: 5235 Highway 153 on the site of the former Suzie's Home Cooking restaurant.

Consumer Watch: What should you pack for your summer vacation?

Published Jul. 5 2015

August is the nation's primary vacation month and, as promised, I'm including this column and another in a few weeks...

Biz Bulletin: How to stay safe with July 4th fireworks

Published Jul. 3 2015

Q. Each year, children are injured playing with fireworks. What safety advice may BBB have for a safe July 4th...

Personal Finance: Greece faces its moment of truth

Published Jul. 1 2015

The epic saga of Greece and its membership in the European Union is approaching its dénouement.

Consumer Watch: Money saving maintenance steps for your home

Published Jun. 28 2015

Q: I've noticed several maintenance issues in my home that could cost a fortune to repair if I don't watch...

Test Drive: Ford redesigns the five-passenger Edge

Published Jun. 27 2015

Five passenger SUVs sometimes fall through the cracks — squeezed between the popularity of three-row crossovers and compact utility vehicles.

Greater Chattanooga Area Business Calendar

Published Jun. 27 2015

' 2015-16 Leadership Chattanooga Class from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, at 811 Broad St.

Biz Bulletin: How to borrow and use credit better

Published Jun. 26 2015

Q. What advice does BBB have for establishing credit and borrowing money?

Personal Finance: Fun facts about U.S. currency

Published Jun. 24 2015

By now, everyone has heard of the plan by the U.S. Department of Treasury to incorporate the portrait of a...

Under Construction: New storefront taking shape in North Shore

Published Jun. 21 2015

A construction permit was granted by the city in March for work to begin on the vacant lot at 502...

Consumer Watch: Where to avoid germs to stay healthy

Published Jun. 21 2015

Everyone who knows me accepts that Mrs. Germaphobic is obsessive about germs (well, perhaps not "accepts" but at least they...

Business Digest: Love named to AHCA board

Published Jun. 21 2015

Doyle Love, executive director at Life Care Center of Hixson, has been appointed to the board of directors of the...

Business Advice: When you want to grow, what's the best way?

Published Jun. 21 2015

Have you ever heard the saying, "If you aren't growing you're dying?" It makes it sounds like the only reasonable...

Test Drive: New Lexus RC 350, plush ride with wild side

Published Jun. 20 2015

In the automobile business, sportiness and luxury are often self-canceling virtues. In other words, it's hard to build a sports...

Personal Finance: Investors often our own worst enemy

Published Jun. 17 2015

Modern financial theory is based upon the concept of efficient markets: the idea that investors are rational and that they...

Consumer Watch: Facebook settings key to privacy

Published Jun. 14 2015

Q: I've been on Facebook several years but I'm getting paranoid about all the warnings on frauds, identity theft and...

Under Construction: Walmart Neighborhood Center takes shape in Dalton

Published Jun. 14 2015

Project: Walmart Neighborhood Market grocery store.

Personal Finance: REIT sector still worth a look

Published Jun. 10 2015

Achieving a diversified portfolio is accomplished by adding exposure to a variety of assets whose prices tend to move disparately...

Consumer Watch: Summer travel tips

Published Jun. 7 2015

Well, Memorial Day is behind us, which opens the door to summer vacation planning and traveling.

Business Digest: Plastic Surgery at Erlanger East

Published Jun. 7 2015

Plastic Surgery Group has opened an office at Erlanger East near Hamilton Place Mall.