Features by Jim Burress
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.
Posted In: Walmart, Social Security, payroll tax
The nation's largest retailer may see slump in February sales figures.
Posted In: Banks, bank regulations, Georgia
The so-called 'mark-to-market' rule, put in place for transparency, made some banks' finances appear more troubled than they really were.