April 21, 2014

Banking & Finance

Northeast: Solid Past, Vibrant Future

Economic diversity fuels success for new and expanding firms. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Rural Advantages

Growing businesses find plenty of room in Florida's rural counties. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Urban Advantages

Unique opportunities await businesses in urban locations. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Florida Fast Facts

Population, Economy, Location, Trade, Jobs, Technology, Finance, Defense, Education, Telecommunications, Quality of Life. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

The Battle For Your Money

Already well established as providers of financial products like CDs, money market accounts and mortgages, credit unions are trying hard to move even further into territory once dominated exclusively by banks. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Top 10 Reasons to Do Business in Florida

1. Leadership Florida has a robust base of technology- driven businesses, with 19,838 high-tech companies employing 265,484 high-tech/high-skill workers, plus a significant and growing presence in many new economy sectors.... Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Incentives Boost Success

Florida's competitive fiscal incentives pay dividends to businesses and residents alike. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Growing the Future

Key industry sectors prosper in Florida's fertile business climate. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

The IRS

Your accountant will probably handle most of the details, but it's still wise to keep abreast of changes in federal and state tax requirements that can have a big impact on your business. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2006

Money & Pensions

Growing businesses often can't rely only on internal cash flow to fund expansion, but it's often hard to find financing. Before tapping that credit card or asking Uncle Joe for a loan to tide you over... Read more »
Published on 6/1/2006

Business Planning

Prepare a plan and use it when making financial, marketing and other decisions about the company Read more »
Published on 6/1/2006

IPO-No

Regulatory reforms and skittish investors have combined to make it harder for companies to make initial public offerings. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2006

Bank Boom

In just the first three quarters of last year, banks opened 57 branches in southeast Florida -- 30 in Palm Beach County alone. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006

Bonding

Eyeing the booming municipal bond business in Florida, Orlando-based Broad & Cassel has launched a mu-nicipal finance and capital projects group. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2006

Florida's Money Tree

Fifty-five companies raised $361.1 million in venture capital in 2005. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Trendsetters - March 2006

Frances Aldrich Sevilla-Sacasa, U.S. Trust; Edward P. "Ned" Grace III, Grace Venture Partners; Kim Ciccarelli Kantor, Ciccarelli Advisory Services; Sam Davis II, American Commerce Bank; C. Alan Renfroe, Hometown Community Bank; Freddy G. Carr, Destin Firs Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Treasure Hunt

Rising interest rates, bank consolidation and the recent demise of the SBA's popular LowDoc loan program are making it tougher for entrepreneurs to find financing. Here are three tips. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Web Play

With two recent acquisitions, Bankrate Inc. is carving out a bigger niche in the online financial marketplace just four years after barely surviving the tech crash. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

'Perfect Market'

With earnings and capitalizations solid, 2006 looks to be another good year for the Florida banking industry here. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

Chasing Alpha

Behind a mushrooming number of hedge funds is a crop of young entrepreneurs attracted by the prospect of big earnings and less regulation. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2005

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