Saturday, September 22, 2018

Red tide assistance available for businesses

Loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network are available to businesses whose customers are staying away because of red tide. The red tide bloom that continues to persist in the Gulf of Mexico began in September...

Business

CVB tracks red tide’s influence on tourism

Red tide caused Manatee County to lose 17.5 percent in economic activity in August, according to a report by the Bradenton Area Convention and...
Castles in the Sand

Honesty is the best policy – especially in real estate

Good old Benjamin Franklin had it right well over 200 years ago – when you’re dealing with people the best course of action is...
Castles in the Sand

Why aren’t you moving?

Last week we talked about moving and the emotional and financial toll it can take on your family. This week we’re going to touch...
Beach umbrella

Tourist tax collections 2018

2018 tourist tax collections compared to 2017                          Anna Maria    Bradenton Beach    Holmes Beach   Manatee County January          ↑ 11%              ↑ 5%       ...

Sun site attacked by cybercriminals

If you had trouble accessing The Sun’s website last week, blame cybercriminals. Hackers using computers in Russia, Ukraine, Pakistan, Brazil, Great Britain, the U.S. and...