Business digest: Compass Construction gets fitness center project

Archive for September, 2008

Business digest: Compass Construction gets fitness center project

Compass Construction Inc. has been awarded the contract for the interior build-out for the third Anytime Fitness location in Cape Coral. (1 hour ago)

Consumers face tougher lending limits

The crisis in the financial markets could make it even tougher to get loans to buy cars or houses and the Federal Reserve didn’t make things any easier by declining to lower interest rates this week. (31 mins ago)

Hurricane Ike continues to push area gas prices up

EL PASO — Gas prices continued to surge in the wake of Hurricane Ike, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report Web site on Tuesday. (16 mins ago)

Aftermarket Article

Two-thirds of people asked in a poll by personal finance lender Nationwide said this was a bad time to buy major items such as a car or home. (6 mins ago)

Merryn Somerset Webb: There are no rewards for being brave

Iget a lot of irritating press releases. This week’s worst came from one of the personal finance websites and announced that women are noticeably more brave than men as house prices drop?. (5 hours ago)

Scott Burns: Medicare poses biggest threat to nest egg

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following column is by Scott Burns and Laurence J. Kotlikoff. (6 hours ago)

Luxury condos rise in landmark Oakland skyscraper

Oakland developer builds high end condos in a city where most of the condo projects built in recent years are of the moderately-priced variety. The seven full floor condos housed in the Cathedral Building located in the city s up-and-coming Uptown District offer spectacular views and luxury finishes. (2 hours ago)

Intuit Unveils Roadmap for Connected Mid-Market Applications at Mid-Market User Conference

DALLAS—-At its third annual QuickBooks Enterprise User Conference, Intuit today announced plans for its latest productivity innovation for mid-market businesses, the Intuit Enterprise Suite. (7 hours ago)

How Much Does Your 401

The government is working to expose hidden fees on 401 retirement accounts so investors can make better investment decisions. (3 hours ago)

Personal Finance Daily: Job market is taking on water and the pumps are failing

The daily rundown of personal-finance stories from MarketWatch. (9 hours ago)