Business & Finance


‘Jobs Bus’ stops in Decatur, Lithonia

DeKalb’s Mobile Career Center will make stops next week in Decatur and Lithonia for job seekers who need assistance as well as employers.

Dart Container Corp. hosts recruiting event

Dart Container Corp. is hosting an on-site recruitment on July 31 at the North Metro Career Center.

Free Consumer Education Clinic at Decatur Library

Local attorneys will discuss information regarding debt cases in DeKalb County and facilitate one-on-one consultations at a free Consumer Education Clinic on July 28 at the Decatur Library.

Be wary of tragedy-related fundraising scams

The BBB Wise Giving Alliance is warning about the potential for fundraising scams in the wake of the massacre at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., on June 17 that killed nine people.

Clarkston council cuts millage rate

The city of Clarkston has dropped its millage rate to 17.11.

New Life Center hosting job fair

Military veterans will have priority admittance to the New Life Community Ministries Job Fair on July 22 in Decatur.

SBA webinar on disaster risks

Small-business owners can join Agility Recovery and the SBA on July 14 for an online discussion on the top five disaster risks and how to protect your assets before a crisis hits.

Money management classes for young adults

Young people 16 to 21 will pick up life lessons in budgeting and money management as well as learn the tools needed to acquire, build and sustain wealth at Citizens Trust Bank’s Teach Me Tuesdays @2 – Youth Financial Empowerment ...

Civil maritime positions available

Military Sealift Command is recruiting for a number of positions on July 16 at the North Metro Career Center in Atlanta.

Career class at Flat Shoals Library

Community activist Oretha Brown-Johnson, executive director of OneConnect Advocacy Group, presents Life Skills 101: A Workshop for Career Management on July 11 at the Flat Shoals Library.

Tax preparer gets two years in prison for fraud

Tax preparer Joan Leger of Stone Mountain has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for filing false tax returns that claimed more than $4 million in fraudulent refunds for refugees who were unaware of the fraud.

City of Atlanta expands scope of paid family leave benefits

Paid family leave is now offered for both caregiver and non-caregiver city of Atlanta employees.

New rules make it easier to fix credit report errors

Consumers may find it easier to fix inaccuracies in their credit reports because of new regulations governing the three credit reporting companies, the Metro Atlanta Better Business Bureau says.

Free workshop on wills, estates

DeKalb residents can learn about wills, trusts and estates at a free workshop on July 11 in Decatur.

Fireworks sales legal in Georgia starting July 1

Georgia consumers can legally buy fireworks in the state starting July 1, in time for Independence Day celebrations. Gov. Nathan Deal signed HB 110 into law on May 5 for the commercial sale and regulation of fireworks.