City building permits down for the month
Fiscal year now over $1.7 million in projects
City building permits issued for the month of April totaled $57,350, according to Rockdale city hall officials.
Permits are way down for the month, compared to $519,678 in the month of March.
Permits issued for February totaled just $27,250.
Permit totals for the fiscal year, which started in October, now sit at $1,718,898. Full Story
Learn to successfully save for retirement
For many of the country’s workers, retirement seems as far off as another galaxy. But even for those who just entered the workforce, it’s never too early to start saving for retirement, regardless of how far off it might seem. Full Story
After a complete tear down, the new Rockdale McDonald’s building is looking like it just might make it’s opening date. Full Story
Spring surprise: Stronger job growth
Prepare for possible summer slowdown
The economy received a nice spring surprise in the form of higher job growth. Job growth picked up in April as the U.S. economy added 165,000 jobs, which was well above the 140,000 expected, according to Bloomberg. Full Story
Doing business as....
Business filings in the Milam Count y Cour thouse over the past week included the following:
Thomas Duane White dba White’s Trucking (v. 1,197, p. 717). Full Story
I’m following your plan, and currently I have $14,000 in my emergency fund. What are essentials for three to six months of expenses?
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