April 17, 2014

Banking & Finance

Deal Or No Deal

Merger and acquisition activity has been brisk in Miami-Dade County, with recent deals involving local financial service, healthcare, telecommunications and manufacturing companies. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Is the Bank at Fault?

Some banks release borrowers' money to contractors with little proof that the home under mortgage is actually being built. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2007

Small Loans, Big Loans

Two miles from Stetson University’s campus in DeLand is the community of Spring Hill, a largely African-American area of about 2,500 people with a median household income of $13,090. Business startups are rare. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Banking, Retail-Style

Commerce Bank took market share from big, established banks in Philadelphia and New York and is bringing its strategy to Florida. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Banks: Top 10 in Market Share

Market share charts from 1994, 2000 and 2006 Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Similar Style, Similar Challenges

On April Fool’s Day 2002, Fort Lauderdale-based BankAtlantic rebranded itself “Florida’s Most Convenient Bank” Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Insurance Basics

INSURANCE COVERAGE is a key business concern. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Trendsetters - March 2007

Robert Clements, Everbank Financial Corp.; Tracey Sellers, True Partners Consulting; Paul Simino, One SimpleLoan; Grisel Vega, Banco de Credito e Inversiones; Brant Keller, Financial Advisory Consultants; Seth Ellis and Michael Poole, Gator Mezzanine Fund Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Banking

The outlook in Florida is good for international and domestic banks. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007

CEO Trends Survey Results and Reactions

Florida CEOs outlook: The Economy in 2007, Emergent Issues, Property Values, Expanding Markets...etc. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Adding Up

The number of accounting and finance jobs is growing across most of south Florida Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

A Plan for All Seasons

With the demise of pensions, the responsibility of planning for the golden years rests on employees-and it's never too early to start planning. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Tax Squeeze

Save Our Homes has divided Florida into tax-break haves and Have-Nots and also has stimulated local government spending. Is a tax revolt imminent? Read more »
Published on 12/1/2006

Capitalizing on Concerns

Juan Carlos Murillo likes to say that south Florida's real estate agents owe Hugo Ch?vez a big, fat referral fee Read more »
Published on 11/1/2006

1031s: The Investment-Property Tax Shelter

More real estate investors are becoming familiar with the number 1031. That's the Internal Revenue Code that allows investment-property owners to delay paying taxes on a sale if they buy similar investment properties. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

A Wealth of Information

Concerns about long-term investing among many economic groups are explored, including those getting ready for retirement, millionaires, and even children. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Restructuring

The state's effort to help African-American entrepreneurs has suffered from paltry funding and a breakdown of accountability by the organizations set up to loan the money. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Southeast: Sure and Steady Growth

Rural incentives and big-city resources are right for business. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Central/Space Coast: All Systems Are Go for Growth

Businesses thrive on solid roots in aviation and tourism. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Tampa Bay: Reaching New Heights

High-impact industries drive growth to new heights. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

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