Business - Chattanooga Diary

Personal Finance: Amtrak remains a drain on taxpayers

Published May. 27 2015

The recent derailment of an Amtrak train in the Northeast was tragic in human terms and will no doubt result...

Consumer Watch: Manual for spring cleaning your home's outdoor items

Published May. 24 2015

Many of my May recollections center on my mother hustling and bustling with spring cleaning -- mattresses and pillows were...

Business Digest: Mayfield elected to IWLA board

Published May. 24 2015

Scott Mayfield, president of Kenco Management Services, LLC, has been elected to the board of the International Warehouse Logistics Association...

Test Drive: Honda unwraps new starter SUV

Published May. 23 2015

In the old days — like, last week — entry-level SUV buyers had just one Honda option, the tried-and-true CR-V,...

Business Calendar

Published May. 23 2015

* Free Legal Advising with Huisman Law Firm from 1-3 p.m. Monday, May 25 at The Company Lab (CO.LAB), 55...

Biz Bulletin: How to evaluate charity requests

Published May. 22 2015

Q. It was disturbing to read about the major charity fraud being conducted in East Tennessee. I receive this type...

Personal Finance: Reverse mortgages: friend, foe?

Published May. 20 2015

It is difficult to avoid TV celebrities endorsing reverse mortgages for seniors needing extra income or cash to pay bills....

Spring cleaning your business technology

Published May. 18 2015

Many clients come to me in December and January with New Year's Resolutions for enhancing technology systems for the upcoming...

Business Digest: Antone to head Chattanoogan food, beverage

Published May. 17 2015

The Chattanoogan hotel, a Benchmark Hotel, has named Bill Antone director of food and beverage.

Consumer Watch: How to best shop garage and yard sales

Published May. 17 2015

Perhaps some readers used last week's hints to score buys at a local flea market, estate sale or antique mall....

Under Construction: Granfalloon cafe/entertainment venue opening on Chattanooga's Main Street

Published May. 17 2015

Project: Granfalloon cafe and entertainment venue.

Test Drive: Audi launches S3 pocket rocket

Published May. 16 2015

Things can be simultaneously cute and menacing. Witness: A snubbed-nose revolver. A baby tarantula.

Personal Finance: A few tips for college grads

Published May. 15 2015

Congratulations to all who recently completed their college educations. As you look ahead to a world of possibilities, invest a...

Biz Bulletin: Car wrap scam hits Chattanooga

Published May. 15 2015

Q. A friend tells me college students are making money during the summer by car wrap advertising. Is this for...

Business Digest: Chase hires Abney as underwriter

Published May. 10 2015

Chase bank has hired Brandon Abney as a senior underwriter to support the bank's ongoing expansion efforts in East Tennessee.

Consumer Watch: Tips on shopping flea markets, estate sales

Published May. 10 2015

One of my favorite spring activities is flea market and estate sale shopping, as well as trolling garage sales. Over...

Test Drive: Land Rover Sport is punchy, proper

Published May. 9 2015

Cars are like people: You can tell a lot about them from their nation of origin. ...

Biz Bulletin: How to pick the best summer camp

Published May. 8 2015

Q: There are many camps and programs that my children can attend this summer. How do I choose the best...

Personal Finance: Trade pact presents opportunity for bipartisan action

Published May. 6 2015

The fractious and partisan environment in Washington has been less than conducive to actions that would boost economic vitality and...

Consumer Watch: Gifts for mom

Published May. 3 2015

Mother's Day is next Sunday. Folks lucky enough to still have their mom may decide this year to forego the...

Business Digest: Riggs earns honor with Ameriprise

Published May. 3 2015

Jody B. Riggs, a private wealth advisor with Ameriprise Financial, has qualified for the company's 2014 Circle of Success annual...

New 1950s-style bar opening in Chattanooga

Published May. 3 2015

Project: Robar cocktail bar.

Test Drive: Mustang GT convertible a boomer's dream

Published May. 2 2015

The new 2015 Mustang GT convertible is the automotive equivalent of the Fountain of Youth. It's impossible to get behind...