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Ga. 10th most expensive for energy sources

...the 10th highest costs for traditional energy sources in the country, according to a report released Monday by a consumer-finance Web site.Average monthly personal energy costs in the Peach State rank 42th from the best at $331, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-13/ga-10th-most-expensive-energy-sourc
A product of pride

...community in which to live and work."First Bank of Georgia Vice President Don Skinner, for example, teaches basic consumer finance and life skills to students at four southside high schools.But unlike a civic club or a chamber of commerce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-30/product-pride
Put taxes in perspective

...from income. The share of the country's top 3 percent, according to the latest Federal Reserve's Survey of Consumer Finances released in September 2014, rose from 44.8 percent of the nation's wealth in 1989 to 51.8 percent in 2007 and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-25/put-taxes-perspective
James Goodman Sr.

...co-owner of Goodman Chevrolet and Coachmen RV, President of an Insurance and Real Estate Agency, President of a consumer finance corporation, General Manager of a large supermarket, and President of an Industrial Development Corporation. Mr...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174163505
High school grads missing out on billions in Pell Grant funds

...over the last academic year simply by not filling out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid form, according to consumer finance advisory group NerdWallet's education team.Georgia students lost about $82.3 million, while South Carolina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-01-19/high-school-grads-missing
Sears to raise cash through Canadian sale

...the middle 20 percent of incomes fell 17 percent from 2010 to 2013, according to the Federal Reserve's Survey of Consumer Finances. That is hitting Sears' core customers hard.The retailer is also trying to catch up to customers who are steering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-02/sears-raise-cash-through-c
Pentagon wants tighter soldier loan protections

...bypass the interest cap.In testimony to the Senate Commerce Committee last year, Holly Petraeus, the head of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau's office for service member affairs, recounted instances in which service members from North...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-26/pentagon-wants-tighter-sol
US Treasury still approving 'excessive' pay raises for top executives at GM, Ally Financial, report says

...Treasury Department continued to approve "excessive" pay raises for top executives at General Motors and its former consumer finance arm, both of which received taxpayer-funded bailouts during the financial crisis, a new government report says...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-24/us-treasury-still-approvin
US consumers cut back on credit card use for 2nd straight month

...credit, has declined for 16 straight quarters to $12.9 trillion in March, according to a separate Fed survey on consumer finances. That's down from $13.8 trillion in March 2008.Some of that debt has been removed by defaults, such as foreclosures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-09-10/us-consumers-cut-back-cred
Georgia banker sees better days ahead

...product available for that group. Q: Other than Dodd-Frank, is there anything else affecting banking?A: The (Consumer Finance Protection Bureau) for sure. They continue to struggle to write legislation for consumer protection, which I believe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2013-05-10/georgia-bank