Business - Chattanooga Diary

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...

Consumer Watch: Make sure to count all your medical deductions at tax time

Published Jan. 3 2016

Happy New Year! It's not too early to start thinking about 2015 and 2016 income taxes and the one deduction...

Local stocks mixed in 2015

Published Jan. 1 2016

Shares of Chattanooga area companies posted a mixed year, much like the broader markets.

Signal Mountain Cleaners closes, merges with Carriage Cleaners

Published Jan. 1 2016

One of Signal Mountain's oldest businesses at the top of the summit is gone with the winds of the new...

Mark Kennedy's Test Drive: Top 5 trucks, SUVS of the year

Published Dec. 30 2015

Our love of pickup trucks seems to have no bounds as Ford's F-Series and Chevrolet's Silverado are virtually chiseled in...

Personal Finance: Financial resolutions you can keep

Published Dec. 30 2015

OK, it's that time again, where every advice column offers up financial resolutions for the New Year.

Former Buster Brown headquarters in Chattanooga on the market

Published Dec. 25 2015

A history-laden Chattanooga manufacturing site, the former headquarters of Buster Brown Apparel, is on the market after having held some...

Personal Finance: Year-end portfolio tips to minimize taxes

Published Dec. 23 2015

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat, and Uncle Sam is itching to get his hands on your income...

Test Drive: Top 5 cars of the year

Published Dec. 19 2015

By any measure, 2015 has been a banner year for automotive sales. Americans are expected to have purchased more than...

Chattanooga hotel group fulfills downtown vision, opens $19 million hotel

Published Dec. 17 2015

The Dynamic Group was looking at building a downtown Chattanooga hotel in 2008, but the worst economic downturn since the...

Personal Finance: Antitrust enforcement often counterproductive

Published Dec. 16 2015

Since the end of the recession in 2009, the U.S. economy has grown at a disappointingly tepid rate of around...

Personal Finance: Are value stocks due for a recovery?

Published Dec. 9 2015

Although such distinctions are admittedly simplistic, it is nonetheless useful to divide investment philosophies broadly into two camps: value and...

Test Drive: 2016 Car of the Year arrives in Chattanooga

Published Dec. 5 2015

Earlier this year, we tested Dodge's insanely powerful Challenger Hellcat and Ford's curvaceous and audacious new Mustang GT. Last but...

McKee Foods got these tax breaks for its $100 million expansion

Published Dec. 4 2015

A Hamilton County panel has agreed to tax breaks for McKee Foods Corp.'s proposed $102 million expansion at its Collegedale...

Personal Finance: Banks' love-hate relationship with smartphones

Published Dec. 2 2015

Smartphone technology is forcing rapid change and is challenging traditional business models across scores of industries. But nowhere is the...

Business News: Martin promoted at Miller & Martin

Published Nov. 29 2015

The law firm of Miller & Martin PLLC has elected Alison Bales Martin to the firm's policy committee.

California's Carbon Five expands to Chattanooga

Published Nov. 28 2015

California-based Carbon Five hadn't planned to expand to Chattanooga, let alone the South, when last year two members of its...

Community and diversity mark Small Business Saturday

Published Nov. 28 2015

In the floury fog of the Niedlov's bakery on Chattanooga's Southside, hipster-styled bakers bob and weave in sync with their...

Business Bulletin: Warnings for Cyber Monday shoppers

Published Nov. 26 2015

Q: I plan on avoiding the crowds on Black Friday and do most of my shopping online on Cyber Monday....

Personal Finance: Shoppers are in the driver's seat this time of the year

Published Nov. 25 2015

Ah, Thanksgiving. A time to reflect upon our blessings, and formulate a battle plan for the annual assault on the...

Under Development: Crystal Springs Print Works under de-construction

Published Nov. 22 2015

A group of architects from Atlanta and Florida formed Crystal Springs Recovery Group to salvage metal machinery, flooring, beams and...