Reverse Mortgage an Investment Tool for Homeowners
Reverse mortgages are a tremendous tool to help elderly homeowners who don’t want to be forced to sell their houses, says Cindy Thomason, but they are not the only tool.
SpiritBank’s Third Annual Business Leaders Forum, held at Philbrook, was well receive.
Attendees heard that a growing number of business leaders and entrepreneurs recognize that innovation must be embedded into the vary DNA of a company’s operations and culture. Taking part, from left are Nolan Bushnell, Ted Cundiff, Kell Kelly, Darren LaCroix, Sean Griffin, Eddie Sutton, and Paul Cornell.
Executive AirShare Expands at Richard L. Jones Jr. Airport
Executive AirShare has announced that the fractional aircraft ownership company has expanded its presence at Richard L. Jones, Jr. (Riverside) Airport in Tulsa (RVS), by adding a second aircraft, a Beechcraft King Air C90B, to serve the growing number of Tulsa-area businesses seeking the advantages of business aircraft.
<i>Reverse Mortgage an Option for Empty-Nesters</i>
The kids are all gone, the retirement party has been endured, the house that once sounded like an echo chamber filled with young voices has taken on a tomblike air and, lets face it, the pension plan doesn’t quite equal the salary it has to replace.
Time to downsize, isn’t it?
GTR Oil Series, Part 19
At the Oklahoma Conference for Community and Justice’s (OCCJ) annual awards dinner held recently at Tulsa’s Renaissance Hotel, Steve Malcolm, chairman, president and CEO of Williams Cos. Inc., was handed an award honoring the company he heads for its generous support of OCCJ’s mission to fight bias, bigotry and racism through educational programs and projects that promote respect and understanding among all people. It was another page for a Tulsa company’s storied past of community support and involvement. Williams, as it is now branded, is a nearly century old locally owned and managed international company that has not only grown up with its home office city, it has been instrumental in developing much of the city’s character and self image.
GTR Oil Series, Part 17
Editor’s Note: This article is the 17th in a multi-part series about the past, present and future of the oil industry in greater Tulsa and throughout the region. The series began in Mid-June 2005 and has been published monthly since.
Waller Adds To Service
GROWING COMPANY: This fall, Waller & Company Public Relations announced the creation of a Restaurant & Hotel Services Division (R&HS) to handle its growing list of clients in the food and hospitality industries. Waller & Company co-founder and COO, Mary Waller, will lead the new R&HS division.
<i>Forest Ridge, Life in the Fairway</i>
Joe Robson figures he’s about 80 percent of the way through his project – maybe.
Robson is the guiding light behind Forest Ridge, which bills itself as the only truly planned community in the Tulsa area.
GTR Oil Series, Part 18
Editor’s Note: This article is the 18th in a multi-part series about the past, present and future of the oil industry in greater Tulsa and throughout the region. The series began in Mid-June 2005 and has been published monthly since. The series is available on this web site.
Greater Tulsa Reporter Wins Four National Awards
The Greater Tulsa Reporter Newspapers received four coveted national awards from the Independent Free Papers of America at the IFPA annual conference, held this year in Hershey, Pa. Sept. 21-23. The GTR Newspapers also won four national awards at last year’s annual conference, held in Minneapolis.
The GTR Newspapers, established in 1993, include the Union Boundary, Jenks Gazette, Tulsa Free Press, Owasso Rambler, Broken Arrow Express and Bixby Breeze.
Major Economic Initiative In Bixby
Holding the title of “fastest growing city in the state” simply validates what many in this southern suburb of Tulsa already knew: Bixby is booming and is ready for more.
Understanding Risk Key To Successful Investing
Regardless of your particular situation, during your lifetime you will likely invest your money with the hope that it will appreciate. Your objectives may encompass a particular lifestyle, financial independence and perhaps philanthropic causes. Numerous investments are available depending on the level of risk you are willing to assume.
Pre-Approved Loans Help Quell Home-Buying Stress
Here is a real estate associate’s nightmare.
A man and his wife contact the associate. They want to see houses in a certain price range. The associate is delighted with his good fortune. The couple shows up at the appointed hour nicely dressed driving a car that screams affluence.
New Publication to Feature Tulsa Firms with Roots, Vision
A new publication that celebrates the roots, vision and entrepreneurial spirit of Tulsa area companies is planned for introduction in the first quarter of 2007, just as Tulsa prepares to launch the statewide Oklahoma Centennial observance.
‘Let’s Do Business’ Campaign Underway in Chamber Effort
The Tulsa Metro Chamber announced on Oct. 6 a buy-local campaign focused on returning out-of-area business purchases to the Tulsa region.
“An estimated $10.6 billion leaves the local economy each year, which is more than $29 million each day,” said Lynda Wingo, executive director of Miss Helen’s Private School and the Chamber’s vice chairman of the Board for Small Business. “We have more than 35,000 businesses in the Tulsa seven-county MSA, all unique in products and services.”
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