Money Matters

Will You Outlive Your Money?

Americans are increasingly haunted by that fear. And as financial journalist Richard Rescigno reports, many should be.

12/27/2017 By Richard Rescigno


Economic Development Corporation Annual Meeting Happens Tuesday

The meeting was originally scheduled for September, but was pushed back because of Hurricane Irma.

12/01/2017 By staff


Three Americans Now Have More Wealth Than Bottom Half of the Country

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Warren Buffett together now have more wealth than 160 million Americans, or 63 million households.

11/21/2017 By staff


U.S. House Passes Tax Cut Plan

The bill cuts the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 20 percent, eliminates the estate tax in 2024 and drops many personal deductions, among other things.

11/16/2017 By staff


United Way Receives Grant to Increase Access to Affordable Financial Services

The Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund recently awarded a Bank on Fellowship to United Way Suncoast to advance banking access efforts.

11/02/2017 By staff


Consumer Confidence Rating Hits Highest Point in Almost 17 Years

Americans' consumer confidence increased between September and October, according to The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index.

10/31/2017 By staff


Financial Industry Panel Focuses on 'What's Ahead'

941CEO is hosting a panel discussion with five financial industry experts.

10/31/2017 By staff


Bank Promotes Employee to Chief Credit Officer

Premier Community Bank recently promoted Cabot Hart.

10/18/2017 By staff


Insurance Company Picks New Board Member

Sarasota's FCCI Insurance Group recently named James Michael Welch to the company's board of directors.

10/03/2017 By staff


Total Damages From Hurricane Irma Estimated at $100 Billion

The weather forecasting site AccuWeather is estimating that Hurricane Irma has caused roughly $100 billion in damages.

09/12/2017 By staff


Miami Bank Opening Sarasota Office

City National Bank is expanding into Sarasota with the opening of a residential lending office here.

08/30/2017 By staff


Wealth Management Firm Picks New Client Relations Director

The Otto Group at HighTower recently hired Laurel Corriveau.

08/25/2017 By staff


Bank Leases Downtown Space for New Office

The Bank of Tampa recently leased 3,361 square feet of space in the building located at 1858 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota.

08/15/2017 By staff


Free Financial Literacy Workshop for Young Professionals Is Thursday

In partnership with the Sarasota Young Professionals Group, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County is offering a free event focused on financial literacy for young professionals.

08/11/2017 By staff


Private Equity Firm to Make Majority Investment in First Watch

Advent International, a global private equity firm, recently announced that it will make a majority investment in First Watch Restaurants Inc.

08/01/2017 By staff


Local Executives Ring Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange

Executives from North Venice's PGT Innovations rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Monday.

08/01/2017 By staff


Greater Sarasota Area Tops for Young Entrepreneurs in New Ranking

The North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton region was recently ranked as the country's top city for young entrepreneurs by the finance and investing website

07/07/2017 By staff


Investment Firm Named to Top 300 List

Sarasota's Cumberland Advisors was recently recognized as one of America's top 300 registered investment advisory firms by the Financial Times.

07/06/2017 By staff


Florida No. 6 in Ranking of Best States in Which to Start a Business

The financial research website WalletHub created the list by examining data points related to a state's overall business environment, access to financing and business costs.

07/05/2017 By staff


Sarasota Company Earns New IRS Certification

Sarasota's Progressive Employer Management Company recently received the Certified Professional Employer Organization designation from the Internal Revenue Service.

06/26/2017 By staff