Dave Says

Dear Dave, We have three kids enrolled in Christian schools, and it’s very expensive. We truly believe they’re getting a great, faith-based education, but they’re only in elementary school and already we’ve had to dig into our savings. — Maureen More

As ‘Boomers’ near retirement, developers keep eye on trends

Are you a baby boomer? Statisticians consider anyone born between 1946 and 1964 to be a full-fledged baby boomer. More

Executive Appointments

Seigenthaler PR adds five members to its team The Memorial Foundation announces board member Energy Automation Systems announces four appointments Winfree joins Pinnacle Judson elected VP for Barge Waggoner Wright joins Colliers office League for the Deaf adds to its board of directors More

Paulson should act to stop dollar slump, Americans say in poll

Americans want Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson to act to stop the dollar's decline, which has stoked the inflation eroding their household incomes. More

Bernanke says Fed to boost loans to banks as needed

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said Tuesday that financial markets remain unsettled and the central bank will increase its auctions of cash to banks as needed. More

Nashville United Way selects new CEO

United Way of Metropolitan Nashville (UWMN) on Tuesday announced that veteran United Way leader Eric D. Dewey has been named its new president and CEO, effective June 16. More

Wal-Mart forecasts profit that may trail estimates

Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's largest retailer and a benchmark for the U.S. economy, posted higher first-quarter profit but yesterday said earnings may trail analysts’ estimates after record gasoline prices buffeted consumers. More

U.S. April budget surplus narrows to $159B

The U.S. budget surplus narrowed in April from a year ago, reflecting increases in spending on defense and programs such as Social Security and Medicare. More

GrandVista label exec envisions alternative for local music fans

The GrandVista label isn’t as well known around Music City as some of the bigger companies on Music Row. More

Business from across the state

As Tennessee and Alabama battle it out with Michigan as the three finalists vying to land a new auto manufacturing operation for German-based Volkswagen, state officials in the two Southern states got some new bragging rights to leverage in the fight More
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