August 21, 2014

Banking & Finance

Board Directors, Beware

New rules are giving activist shareholders more clout in the boardroom. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2010

Fla. Newsmakers of 2009

People who made an impact in business, economy, science, environment, government, education, sports, philanthropy, media and our fallen soldiers. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2010

Florida Bank Scorecard

Florida bankers won't get much relief in 2010. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2009

Mediation Is Wise in Foreclosure Cases

Most homeowners would prefer not to get kicked to the curb, even when their homes are worth less than they paid for them. For lenders, foreclosure cases are time-consuming and expensive. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2009

'Economic Gardening' Is New Buzz Term

Tough economic times are helping to cultivate a new approach to economic development. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2009

Stronger International Markets Buoying Florida

Still, challenges remain. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2009

Rising Young Professionals

Florida's young professionals are making their presence felt in government, non-profits and business. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2009

Passing the Torch at Raymond James

Leadership transitions are high-stakes affairs. In hiring his own replacement, Tom James has adopted a phased-in succession. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2009

Ocala's 'Economic Catastrophe'

These days, talking to Pete Tesch, president and CEO of the Ocala/Marion County EDC, is a lot like talking to an emergency-management official in the wake of a hurricane. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2009

Focusing On Accounts Receivable

So many entrepreneurs are having problems with cash flows, that paying late just seems to be becoming more and more pervasive. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2009

This Accountant Keeps Candidates Squeaky Clean

Nancy Watkins is the GOP's go-to accountant. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2009

Report: Net Worth of Your Politicians

For the most part, Florida's elected officials suffered through the economic downturn like the rest of us. But some fared better. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2009

World's Largest Junior Financial Achievement Center Opens

This month, buses will arrive in Coconut Creek at the world’s largest Junior Achievement “world” center to deposit the first of an estimated 50,000 students who will visit annually for an education in hands-on financial decision-making. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2009

Trendsetters: Investing

Last year, when many banks were desperate to meet liquidity requirements, they began selling prized assets. GenSpring Family Offices’s Andrew Mehalko was there to snap up the good stuff. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2009

Imagine Barney Frank Barking at You

Be careful with those TARP funds. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2009

These Workers Saved Government Millions

The Prudential-Davis Productivity Awards. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2009

Bosses Take Pay Cuts to Keep Others Working

At companies throughout the state, business leaders and senior managers are opting to take large pay cuts themselves in order to avoid cutting the salaries of rank-and-file employees or eliminating jobs altogether. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2009

Growing Interest in BankUnited

Federal regulators took over and sold BankUnited in May, but the bank won’t disappear, and in fact will likely get bigger. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2009

We're Too Dependent on Debt

But having bumped along at 1% or less for most of 2006 and 2007, the savings rate began climbing as the recession took hold and climbed above 5% in April.
Read more »
Published on 7/1/2009

Citizenship for Sale

A visa program that lets foreigners invest their way into permanent residency is getting a new lease on life, thanks to the recession and tight credit. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2009

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