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Exchange traded funds have gained tremendously in popularity over the past 20 years with both professional and individual investors. Yet questions still arise frequently as to how an ETF differs from a conventional mutual fund.

  • Aug. 27th, 2014  |
  • By Chris Hopkins

Attorney Terri L. Daugherty has joined the Chattanooga office of Luther-Anderson PLLP.

I’ve had a column topic on my mind for awhile.

Once upon a time — before the Great Recession spread darkness across the land — some guys bought three-quarter ton pickup trucks just because they look cool.

Q: My neighborhood has had a man trying to sell meat out of his white unmarked van, and is unnerving the area. Does the BBB have any tips on how to handle door-to-door sales people?

  • Aug. 22nd, 2014  |
  • By By Jim Winsett
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Financial planning for retirement has always been a daunting prospect; the current landscape simply makes your preparation that much more crucial in using your assets well.

  • Aug. 21st, 2014  |
  • By By Carl Edwards
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Pew Research polled millennial generation adults to gauge their confidence in Social Security. The result was sobering: only 8 percent expect to get the currently promised benefits, while a staggering 51 percent expect to receive nothing at all.

  • Aug. 20th, 2014  |
  • By Chris Hopkins

CapitalMark Bank & Trust has added Julie McLain to its wealth and trust department.

Q: I know Angie’s List provides recommendations for local contractors, cleaning services, etc., but I’m not overly fond of paying a subscription fee. Do you have any ideas to find reliable businesses for free? — Rachel Research

Project: Vine 324 apartment-style student housing. Location: 324 Vine St., Chattanooga. Owner: Green Real Estate Group.

To borrow a line from an old Certs commercial, the new Acura TLX sedan is "two, two, two cars in one."

Q: From retail and restaurant data breaches to hackers infiltrating systems to phishing emails and fraudulent links, is there any way to be sure my information is safe online?

  • Aug. 15th, 2014  |
  • By By Jim Winsett
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From mortgages and car loans to apartments and job applications, the ubiquitous and somewhat mysterious credit score is a singularly important factor in business decision making.

  • Aug. 13th, 2014  |
  • By Chris Hopkins

As an industry as old as Henry Ford and the Model T, auto manufacturing may not spring to top of mind in a discussion about entrepreneurship in this era of Google Glass and cyber innovation.

  • Aug. 12th, 2014  |
  • By Charlie Brock

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