Networks Financial Institute to host ACA forum in Indy
The Affordable Care Act’s seismic effects on the nation’s health care industry, including how people get insurance, its availability and cost, will be discussed at an Oct. 18 forum at the Columbia Club in Indianapolis.
ISU to host first student investment funds meeting
Indiana State University will host the inaugural conference of a newly created national organization of groups featuring college student-run investment funds.
Share Social Security site with your elders
While the baby boom era is behind us, the effects will live on.
UAP Clinic CEO leaving post to join medical group in Phoenix
Mindy Smith, chief executive officer of UAP Clinic, is resigning from the post and has accepted a new position in Arizona.
SOCIAL SECURITY: Most convenient Social Security office is online
If you’ve read anything about Social Security in recent years, then you probably know that our most convenient office location is wherever you happen to be, thanks to www.social
Valley organizations receive Operation Round Up grants
Operation Round Up is a program in which Western Indiana Energy Rural Electric Membership Corp.
Saving for a child’s college education doesn’t have to be impossible
The new school year has begun so I thought it would be good to talk about college savings. According to the Charles Schwab study of Engaged Investors, 88 percent of engaged Americans say it’s important for parents to be active in their children’s education.
Merle Norman Cosmetics set to expand
For more than 50 years, Merle Norman Cosmetics has been a locally owned business in Terre Haute. Merle Norman is now set to expand its brand by launching a brand-new 3,000-square-foot location that will offer both cosmetic and spa services.
ON THE MOVE: SEPT. 29, 2013
Keymark Development Inc. welcomes William Wyres as a construction operations manager. He will manage all field personnel, site supervision and safety programs. He brings 33 years of experience in small business ownership to the position.
SOCIAL SECURITY: In disaster aftermath, SS can help
For some, recent years have been made difficult by natural disasters. Fatal tornadoes in Oklahoma. Massive wildfires and strong earthquakes in Colorado and California. Hurricane Sandy along the Eastern seaboard. Flooding in Texas, North Carolina, Florida and, most recently, Colorado.
- BUSINESS BRIEFS: Sept. 22, 2013
MedExpress to open newest Indiana center in TH
MedExpress, the national leader in providing high-quality, convenient health care, plans to open its eighth center in Indiana later this month at 3051 S. U.S. 41 in Terre Haute. Construction has already begun on the site, which was acquired from API Minor Emergency Clinic. MedExpress will be hiring and staffing the center with a full professional medical team.
- ON THE MOVE: Sept. 22, 2013
Business Cents: How do leaders, managers differ?
Leadership or management? Often these two terms get confused and the true definition is lost within the operating walls of the company. Although these two roles in a company are quite different, they do complement each other and a company should have both.
R-H students earn real-world engineering experience
Officials from The GForge Group, the provider of the software application lifecycle management suite GForge Advanced Server, announced their first private/public partnership with Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. An agreement has been reached to establish a special mentorship program with computer science and software engineering students at Rose-Hulman.
SCORE workshop Sept. 21 at Vigo library
SCORE - Counselors to America’s Small Business is hosting a workshop Saturday, Sept. 21, for anyone wanting to start a new business or improve profits in an established business.
- SOCIAL SECURITY: Answers to some frequently asked questions
Thompson Thrift ranks 29th fastest-growing
Inc. magazine recently named Thompson Thrift Construction the 29th fastest-growing construction company in America.
Old National to acquire Tower Financial
Evansville-based Old National Bancorp will acquire Fort Wayne-based Tower Financial Corp. through a stock and cash merger.
The Ins & Outs of Farm Land Leases seminar Sept. 18
As landowners and farmers struggle each year to find what is fair in land leases, many ask:
What is a fair rent?
Should we cash rent or rent on the shares?
Why did my neighbor get more than I did?
How does a flex lease work?
Apple introduces 2 new iPhone models
CUPERTINO, Calif. — Apple’s latest iPhones will come in a bevy of colors and two distinct designs, one made of plastic and the other that aims to be “the gold standard of smartphones” and reads your fingerprint.
KEN BRENGLE: Chamber celebrates at 100th Annual Meeting, looks to what’s next
What a great event! I hope all of you who attended the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce’s 100th Annual Meeting felt that way when you left.
- NEWSMAKERS: Sept. 8, 2013
Business Cents: Lack of innovation drives companies out of business
Have you ever wondered what happened to companies like Circuit City, K-Mart, or Sears?
PILLSBURY REUNION: Sept. 8, 2013
The annual Pillsbury Reunion will take place at noon on Sept. 21 at the Outdoor Recreation Club in Seelyville.
ON THE MOVE: Sept. 8, 2013
E. Brady Hansel, CPA, now administers personal trusts and agencies, estates and guardianships as an assistant trust officer of First Financial Bank.
SOCIAL SECURITY: Let Social Security guide you to work
September is National Guide Dog Month. The celebration of the work that guide dogs do each day was inspired by actor Dick Van Patten, who wanted to raise awareness and money to help guide dog schools.
U.S. employers add 169K jobs, rate falls to 7.3 percent
WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added 169,000 jobs in August and many fewer in July than previously thought. Hiring has slowed from the start of the year and could complicate the Federal Reserve’s decision later this month on whether to reduce its bond purchases.
Gourmet burger spot to open next month in Honey Creek Mall
Bagger Dave’s Legendary Burger Tavern is scheduled to open Oct. 20 in the Honey Creek Mall and is expected to employ 90 workers, said T. Michael Ansley, president and CEO of Diversified Restaurant Holdings Inc., which operates the business.
Newlin-Johnson acquires property management rival Dillion Property Pros
Newlin-Johnson Co. Inc. on Friday acquired Dillion Property Pros, forming the largest private property management business in Terre Haute.
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