COLLINS JOINS LMCU

Lake Michigan Credit Union (LMCU) of Florida has hired David Collins as executive mortgage loan officer for its Fort Myers branch office. He reports directly to LMCU’s vice...

FLORIDA COMMUNITY BANK OWNER AND SYNOVUS ENTER MERGER AGREEMENT

Synovus Financial Corp. and FCB Financial Holdings Inc. have jointly announced their entry into a definitive merger agreement. Under the agreement, Synovus will acquire FCB...

SANIBEL CAPTIVA COMMUNITY BANK PROMOTES ALMEIDA

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank has promoted Christina Almeida to senior vice president at its College Parkway branch in Fort Myers. She is responsible for supervising and...

Best of Both Worlds – Put Your QuickBooks for Windows Desktop in the Cloud

If you are new to business accounting, you might only know of QuickBooks as the web-based QuickBooks Online Edition. However, old-timers will know that...

DEADLINE APPROACHING FOR SBA WORKING CAPITAL LOANS FOLLOWING IRMA

The filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in Florida as a result of Hurricane Irma on Sept. 9-12, 2017, is June 13. This disaster declaration includes...

PLANNED GIVING COUNCIL EVENT TO COMMENCE

The Planned Giving Council of Lee County Inc. will present “The Team Approach to Fund Development” at its meeting held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30...

Why millennials are doomed at retirement

Why millennials skip retirement saving A recent survey by financial startup Earnest found less than a third of millennials are contributing to a retirement fund....

Want To Start A Business?

SIX WAYS ENTREPRENEURS CAN MITIGATE PERSONAL FINANCIAL RISK The TV show "Shark Tank" is popular because it speaks to a desire shared by many Americans:...

SMALL BUSINESS EMERGENCY BRIDGE LOAN PROGRAM ACTIVATED

Gov. Scott has activated the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program to support small businesses impacted by Hurricane Irma. The bridge loan program, managed...

A Guide to Lower Car Expenses

Here are a few ways to lessen your auto-related costs. Slow and steady. Gas mileage decreases at speeds over 50 mph. In fact, every 5...