Features by Jim Burress
Posted In: Pending home sales, government shutdown 2013
Pending housing starts are disappointing and industrial production is up. Business spending was less than expected last week.
Posted In: wealth, poverty, income divide, HOV, toll, carpool, Atlanta, congestion, Traffic
As cities move from carpool lanes to toll lanes to ease highway congestion, one Atlanta group points to the uneven benefits of the plan.
Posted In: AFL-CIO, Labor Unions, non-union workers
The AFL-CIO votes on whether to broaden membership to include non-union workers and even other organizations.
Posted In: crowdfunding, Small Business
How Georgia is on the forefront of pushing equity crowdfunding. It's like Kickstarter, except that regular folk can invest in -- not just donate to -- a small, private company.
Posted In: Atlanta, development, Housing
Sometimes the government has to kick in to convince developers to reclaim "brownfield" sites. The EPA says it's developed a good partnership in Atlanta.
Posted In: college
Over the last decade, Georgia State University has created a winning formula to boost graduation rates.
Posted In: Atlanta, Waffle House, Crime, restaurants
A Waffle House restaurant in a rough Atlanta neighborhood adds a surcharge for a security guard.
Posted In: flight attendant, Delta, airline industry
These days, you have a better chance of getting into Harvard than you do of becoming a flight attendant.
Posted In: college, financial advice, financial advisor, financial aid
More parents are turning to college financial planners for advice on how to pay for college.
Posted In: veterans, Jobs
Thousands scheduled to return from Afghanistan face job competition from earlier veterans.