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  • Remove a tenant from a rental property

    February 27, 2016 - 10:10pm

    Once you’ve accomplished the financial goal of owning your own home, you might begin thinking about investing in other residential property to rent out to tenants.

  • Mediation program can ease financial strain of divorce

    February 20, 2016 - 10:10pm

    Ending a marriage inevitably takes an emotional toll on a family, and it can create tremendous financial strain as well.

  • Financial health: Legal authority of deceased’s remains

    February 13, 2016 - 10:10pm

    An often-overlooked aspect of an estate plan is the final disposal of the body.

  • Jobless rate slightly lower

    By Ginger Livingston | February 5, 2016 - 10:29pm

    Pitt County’s December unemployment rate was slightly higher than the same month a year ago.

  • Economist: 2016 economy is 'OK'

    By Ginger Livingston | February 4, 2016 - 10:29pm

    The overall economies of Greenville and North Carolina will continue to be OK, but individuals will experience it in different ways, according to East Carolina University’s vice chancellor of administration and finance.

  • Meeting needs of retirees tough

    February 3, 2016 - 10:24pm

    Arguably the single most vexing problem in investing today is meeting the income needs of retirees.

  • Economic foundations are solid

    January 30, 2016 - 10:10pm

    It took until January 22 for the stock market to post its first positive week of the year.

  • Planning for funeral costs

    January 23, 2016 - 10:05pm

    I had an interesting idea and decided to do some research on it for this article.

  • Convergys may cut 163 jobs

    By Kristin Zachary | January 22, 2016 - 10:29pm

    As many as 163 employees could be affected by potential layoffs at Convergys Corp. in Greenville.

  • Protect personal credit score

    January 16, 2016 - 10:10pm

    Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America. It affects the rich and the poor and it can even affect your children.

  • Growth, appeal focus for economic chief

    By Abbie Bennett | January 2, 2016 - 10:29pm

    Greenville’s new economic development manager has a full plate in a city with a tax base limited by its tax-exempt large employers and a community hungry for more commercial development and quality jobs.

  • Why people go into debt

    December 5, 2015 - 10:10pm

    If debt takes away our choices and we know there is such a thing as bad debt, why are so many people in debt? What causes us to get into debt?

  • Businesses build relationships

    By Michael Abramowitz | November 28, 2015 - 10:29pm

    Stephanie Winders and her daughter, Annsley, came to Greenville from Goldsboro to be the first customers Saturday at Jenni K. Jewelry in the Arlington Village shopping plaza, but it was no arbitrary decision, they said.

  • Find ways to live on less

    November 25, 2015 - 10:10pm

    Living on less sounds painful, but done the right way it really isn’t. And you do not have to drastically alter your lifestyle.

  • Parts of an insurance contract

    November 14, 2015 - 10:10pm

    Analyzing and interpreting your personal or commercial insurance policy is important for understanding the extent to which your insurance company will indemnify you or your business in the event of a loss.

  • A look at lump-sum payments

    November 7, 2015 - 10:10pm

    Do you have a pension with your current employer or a past employer?

  • Is it smarter to lease or to buy?

    October 31, 2015 - 9:10pm

    Given all the economic challenges over the past few years, the cost of buying a new vehicle these days can, oftentimes, seem outside the financial means of many people.

  • Financial health: Why take a loss?

    October 24, 2015 - 9:27pm

    Over the past decade home prices inflated, then corrected, all during a period of unprecedentedly low mortgage rates.

  • Local bank takes another step

    October 19, 2015 - 9:29pm

    All signs point to a new day for a local bank.

  • Teach kids to thrive financially

    October 17, 2015 - 9:10pm

    It is something we all learn about at some point in our lives.

  • What unemployment numbers mean

    October 3, 2015 - 9:10pm

    The Bureau of Economic Analysis recently released its final revision of the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the second quarter of 2015.

  • Young entrepreneurs pitch plans

    By Michael Abramowitz | October 2, 2015 - 9:29pm

    Young entrepreneurs with ideas that can make a difference in Greenville pitched their plans to a panel of judges at East Carolina University for a chance to win $10,000 in a statewide contest to turn their ideas into reality.

  • Mayne-lining life into economy

    By Michael Abramowitz | September 26, 2015 - 9:30pm

    With strong leadership, vision and a deep pool of talent on its shop floor with more on the way, pharmaceutical developer and manufacturer Mayne Pharma has been busy planting strong roots in Pitt County’s fertile life sciences community, company leaders said last week.

  • Patheon continues expansion work

    By Michael Abramowitz | September 26, 2015 - 9:29pm

    While this week’s Pitt County’s economic development focus was on Mayne Pharma’s announcement of a new expansion project, another major Greenville-based pharmaceutical manufacturer continues its work on an expansion project that will bring hundreds of jobs to the area.

  • Financial health: IBHS is useful resource

    September 26, 2015 - 9:10pm

    You’ve seen the studies done on cars that involve crash tests, right?


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