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Test Drive: Volvo XC60 T6 combines fun, practicality

Published Mar. 12 2016

The Volvo XC60 T6, a rocket-fast compact SUV with a host of safety features, is the kind of family vehicle...

Personal Finance: Tax time IRA talk

Published Mar. 9 2016

The Individual Retirement Account or IRA was created in 1974 to encourage workers to save more for retirement. Today IRA...

220 new apartments planned near Erlanger

Published Mar. 5 2016

A Knoxville developer has plans to build 220 new apartments near Erlanger hospital in one of the largest downtown Chattanooga...

Winsett: What's the difference between "Auto Pay" and "Bill Pay"?

Published Mar. 4 2016

Q. Please explain the difference between electronic payments classified as "Auto Pay" and "Bill Pay"?

Hub of Chattanooga's new Innovation District to hold open house tonight

Published Mar. 3 2016

What's all the hubbub about the Edney Building, the hub of Chattanooga's new downtown Innovation District?

Personal Finance: Beware perceived safety in utility stocks

Published Mar. 2 2016

It has long been received wisdom that utility stocks offered a safe haven during market storms, thanks to their regulated...

New Knoxville-based restaurant to open in Ooltewah

Published Feb. 28 2016

The restaurant's food includes steak, seafood, Italian and Southern fare with a come-as-you-are casual dining experience and a full bar.

Consumer Watch: Advance planning helps if emergency arises

Published Feb. 28 2016

My elderly parents still live in their home in another city. I worry about their safety and want to provide...

Investment Advice: The human side to investing in a 401(k) plan

Published Feb. 28 2016

While the types of plans individuals can depend on for retirement have changed, and Social Security seems to be a...

Chattanooga home show celebrates 50th with biggest event yet

Published Feb. 27 2016

With Chattanooga Realtors selling a record number of homes in 2015, the annual Tri-State Home Show is marking its 50th...

Test Drive: 2016 Hyundai Azera punches above its weight class

Published Feb. 27 2016

Part of the allure of owning a luxury automobile is visceral, the chest-out feeling of status that comes from driving...

New clothing outlet opening today in Hixson's old Toys 'R' Us

Published Feb. 26 2016

Bargain Hunt today will open its second Scenic City unit in the former Toys 'R' Us store space off Highway...

Top tips to get you through home improvement season

Published Feb. 26 2016

Q. We have several home improvement projects planned for this year. We will visit the Home Show this weekend. What...

Tax breaks have turned the Gig City into a rigged city for poor blacks, opponents charge

Published Feb. 25 2016

Tax breaks for the Walnut Commons apartments and other downtown Chattanooga residential projects are boosting rents, hurting the poor and...

Personal Finance: Do you Yahoo? Not for long

Published Feb. 24 2016

Yahoo! Inc., one of the original pioneers of the Internet, has announced that it was seeking "strategic alternatives." Translation: Up...

Food City pledging $100,000 to Chattanooga area schools

Published Feb. 20 2016

Amy Blankenship says a portion of a $100,000 pledge by Food City to help area schools could go toward bolstering...

Test Drive: The Lexus ES 300h is my aspirational vehicle

Published Feb. 20 2016

So why does a gussied-up Toyota Avalon hybrid with a mere 200 horsepower power-plant make my heart race?

Out-of-town developers offer near record price for Chattanooga waterfront land

Published Feb. 18 2016

A pair of out-of-town developers are interested in the riverfront land near downtown Chattanooga belonging to businessman Allen Casey, with...

Negative interest rates, say what?

Published Feb. 17 2016

Imagine you deposit $100 in a bank, return next year, and check your new balance: $99.70. Welcome to the strange...

Consumer Watch: Apps and gadgets to help us be safer, easier and cheaper

Published Feb. 14 2016

I love Consumer Reports. In fact, it's tied for No. 1 of my resources as well as the tool which...

Under Construction: Downtown waterfront repairs due for completion in April

Published Feb. 14 2016

The original repair contract was $5.7 million, but that was increased by $524,131 last year to include additional repairs deemed...


Test Drive: BMW 750i xDrive sets the standard for luxury

Published Feb. 13 2016

"Daddy, do we HAVE to give this car back," my 9-year-old son pleaded this week as he sank into the...

Business Calendar

Published Feb. 13 2016

Business events and seminars in the Chattanooga area.