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Action steps to keep your money in event of a business's bankruptcy

When a retailer closes their doors, customers are often left confused and wondering what will happen to purchases they've paid for but haven't received. The same applies in situations where warranties or unused gift cards are involved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-31/action-steps-keep-your-money-event-
Facing the real causes of our slow recovery -- high taxes and red tape

...called monetary ease, which holds interest rates at historically low (near zero) levels in combination with a huge, ongoing purchase of securities, mainly mortgage obligations. Without going into details, this results in handing banks abundant lendable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-30/facing-real-caus
Company plans entertainment resort near Ga. coast

...Kingsland Finance Director Filiz Morrow said the Aug. 25 vote allows investors to get some of the financing necessary to purchase the land.Randy Cardoza, former commissioner of Economic Development for the state of Georgia and chairman of Kingsland's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-31/company-plans-entertainment-r
US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent

...fell in July, with a drop in auto purchases accounting for most of the weakness...reflected a 0.7 percent drop in purchases of durable goods such as autos and a smaller 0.1 percent dip in purchases of nondurable goods. Spending on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-29/us-consumer-spending-dips-
Contracts to buy US homes rise in hopeful sign

...rising at double-digit annual rates, thereby helping to improve affordability.Pending sales are a barometer of future purchases. A one- to two-month lag usually exists between a contract and a completed sale.The number of signed contracts in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-28/contracts-buy-us-homes-ris
Coliseum Authority | The Augusta Chronicle

...Center complex. The second-floor lounge in James Brown Arena has a bar, covered outdoor patio and restrooms for patrons who purchase annual club passes, available for $700 to $1,000, said Monty Jones, general ... Elton John is the latest of recent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/government/coliseum-authority
Coliseum Authority | The Augusta Chronicle

...Center complex. The second-floor lounge in James Brown Arena has a bar, covered outdoor patio and restrooms for patrons who purchase annual club passes, available for $700 to $1,000, said Monty Jones, general ... Elton John is the latest of recent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/local-government/coliseum-authority
Ex-DeKalb official faces charges

...travel and other public money to make purchases at high-end department stores, federal...purchasing card to make more than 50 personal purchases for herself and her family for personal...using the card to make $15,000 in purchases for personal goods and services from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-26/ex-dekalb-official-faces-cha
Atlanta lawyer embezzled millions, suit says

...diverted money held in escrow accounts by the firm and a related title company for personal expenses, such as a portion of the purchase price of a $3 million condo in the St. Regis Atlanta hotel and $4 million wired to casinos.Attempts to contact Hardwick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-27/atlanta-lawyer-embezzl
Prison sentence imposed for Augusta man who accidentally shot best friend

...an armed robbery charge in Richmond County. He and Smith allegedly held up a North Augusta man who responded to a Craigslist ad to purchase an iPhone. Sullivan was charged with armed robbery after his arrest on the manslaughter charge.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-27/prison-sentence-impose