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Dominion Realty Partners buys three buildings in Boulders office park in Chesterfield

Dominion Realty Partners has expanded its office portfolio in the Richmond region again.

Local Business News

Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals - company tied to McDonnells case - files for Chapter 7 liquidation

Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals Inc., a drug development company formerly called Star Scientific Inc., has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation rather than try to reorganize its finances.

438 Martin’s store employees losing their jobs when three stores close

A total of 438 Martin’s Food Markets employees will lose their jobs when three of the grocery chain’s 10 stores being sold to Florida-based Publix Super Markets Inc. close as early as Nov. 28.

Norfolk-based USA Discounters agrees to forgive $10.5 million in debt to Virginia consumers

A Norfolk-based retailer that sold furniture, appliances, jewelry and other products on credit to military families has agreed to provide nearly $100 million worth of restitution to settle claims of deceptive trade practices made by Virginia and other states.

Women's summit suggests funding sources to start a business

Some entrepreneurs turn to family and friends for money to start a business. Others tap into their 401(k) retirement accounts or other savings or go on the web to crowdfunding sites. Others max out their credit cards or take out personal loans.

Brian Tracy, motivational coach

A clear vision, backed by definite plans, gives you a tremendous feeling of confidence and personal power.

Four professors to speak at One Day University program in Richmond

Louis Masur, a distinguished professor of history and American studies at Rutgers University, has given lectures around the country about the myths versus the facts surrounding the presidency of Abraham Lincoln.

6 Supercharged Strategies to Finding a Seasonal Job

Even as early as September, it’s time to start looking for a temporary seasonal job. Retailers should have a good handle around this time on just how much extra help they’ll need, so it’s a great time to start casting your net. Many companies might look at their numbers from last year and see whether their sales boost warranted the extra payroll. But they could still add over half a million employees to their rosters for seasonal jobs this year. You might as well be one of them.

VSC Fire & Security names new president, chairman


Does the value of your home affect how you vote?

Do home values have any significance when it comes to presidential elections? Not directly. But indirectly, they are manifestations of economic growth, unemployment rates, incomes, household formations and population inflows and outflows, along with historical patterns of land use and restrictions on building.

Sales strategies: Establishing a sales leadership system

CEOs seldom have a specific sales system that is the foundation for achieving their sales goals. This often leads to disappointing sales results.

Business Principles 101: The way to SCORE a superior business plan

There are entire books about how to write a business plan. However, I believe that the best source by far is SCORE, (Senior Corps Of Retired Executives) score.org.

More Learning Center
Getting to know: Thaddeus N. Huff with BizWorks

Title: Executive director, BizWorks Enterprise Center, which helps entrepreneurs develop sound business plans and practices.

Getting to know: Linda Wilkinson, CEO, Virginia Association of Free and Charitable Clinics Inc.

Title: CEO, Virginia Association of Free and Charitable Clinics Inc.

Decision Maker: Paul H. Zimmerman with Richmond Tax-Aide Program

New position: district coordinator, Richmond Tax-Aide Program, part of the nation’s largest free, volunteer-run tax assistance service, sponsored by the AARP Foundation and the Internal Revenue Service. I set goals, plan and coordinate for the nine Tax-Aide sites in the Richmond area and with other members of the district’s management team, and Virginia Tax-Aide program management.

Decision Maker for Sept. 19: Brian Allen with Parham Doctors' Hospital

New position: chief operating officer, Parham Doctors’ Hospital

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A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done.

- Ralph Lauren


Should I compare my portfolio to the S&P 500?

This question is on the minds of many investors.  I would suggest that we broaden the question to how should I measure your portfolio.  There are three measurements to utilize.

Verdicts versus Settlements: What Does the Public Get to Know?

Did you know that the vast majority of civil cases settle and never go to trial? Many settled cases also are subject to confidentiality agreements - meaning that the names of the parties or the details of the case or the settlement - will not be shared with the public. On the other hand, if a case goes to trial (unless the case involves a juvenile or is put under seal), the public generally can know the case details - including the outcome if the case goes to verdict.

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