VOL. 123 | NO. 151 | Monday, August 4, 2008
It’s easy to track the growth of Finance for Life, the premium finance brokerage firm that Ronnie Katz launched in 2004 as a one-man operation in a 120-square-foot office on June Road in East Memphis.
Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen wants the Tennessee Plan for selecting appeals court judges to remain in place.
For almost four years, he’s done what many average citizens don’t have the patience to do and what reporters often don’t have the resources to commit to.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Construction spending fell for the 11th time in the past 13 months in June as continued steep declines in housing activity offset strength in nonresidential building activity.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The nation’s unemployment rate climbed to a four-year high of 5.7 percent in July as employers cut 51,000 jobs, dashing the hopes of an influx of young people looking for summer work.
Local entrepreneur Virginia Rippee has always loved art and design, and she pursued that passion as a profession, building a career and a business around the field of interior design. Her firm, Virginia Rippee & Associates Interior Design, is now celebrating 25 years of serving residential and commercial clients – in and around Memphis.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Banks and Wall Street firms stepped up their borrowing over the past week from the Federal Reserve's emergency lending program.
NEW YORK (AP) - As Americans see their home prices plunge, bills climb, and credit lines shrink, they are swiping their credit cards less and their debit cards more - and Visa and MasterCard are still raking in the fees.
NEW YORK (AP) - Higher prices, tight credit and a gloomy economy kept U.S. manufacturers from growing in July, but exports helped prop them up.
NEW YORK (AP) - IndyMac Bancorp Inc., former holding company of the California mortgage lender seized last month by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection.