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By David Israel, Business Manager Everywhere you go and everyone you talk to lately seem to be discussing and thinking about next week's election.  I must say that this is a welcome focus because I believe that the most important issue today, besides the economy, is voting.  Political views aside...
October 24th 2008  By Angel Sherlin, Greater Chattanooga Lending  While the headlines were focused on the poor performance of the stock market, mortgage rates improved moderately during a volatile week.  Mortgage rates were helped by a couple of factors.  Seeking to reduce risk, investors sold st...
The Grateful Gobbler is a non-competitive walk starting and ending at Collidge Park, where entertainment will be ongoing, as well as plenty of food and drink. Afterwards the historic Coolidge Park Carousel will be open - free for all participants. The Grateful Gobbler is a wonderful family event...
By David Israel, Business Manager I always remember the phrase we used to use as a child, "Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat".  Today, many hand out healthier and better treats than we ever had as children.  I remember my parents going with us when we were young and, as...
By David Israel, Business Manager Everyone around the world and in Chattanooga are going "green", but what does it mean?  Some people say that the term has become a buzz word for companies to capitalize on a movement to be able to charge more for products and services.  Others feel that it is an ...
By Kacey Sides, Buyer Specialist  Even before hurricanes Gustav and Ike, gas station owners in the Chattanooga area warned us of the increase in prices to come - and they weren't kidding!  As of this past Saturday, we are finally seeing some decreasing prices at the pump. Since the beginning of S...
By David Israel, Business Manager Today my wife and I went to the Chattanooga Zoo, not to see the animals, but to experience Go!Fest 2008.  Go!Fest is part of an initiative created by Chattanooga Mayor Ron Littlefield to help make Chattanooga more accessible to everyone, regardless of their abili...
By Angel Sherlin, Greater Chattanooga Lending This week the stock market fell to the lowest level since 2003. Normally mortgage markets improve during a stock market decline, since Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and Ginnie Mae mortgage backed securities (the vehicles through which most mortgages made t...
Andy Hodes - "The Local Economist"  Below is a link to the second part of an interview with Andy conducted by Richard Winham of WUTC 88.1, Friday August 22, 2008.  This was part series entitled "Around and About," a Public Affairs Program on the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's Radio Stat...

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