A lending program for small businesses in Appalachia is making millions in loans available throughout the region. The Appalachian Regional Commission announced Wednesday that the Appalachian Community Capital lending program has put together its first…
WASHINGTON — The snow and dangerously cold temperatures impacting the D.C. region this week have the potential to drain millions of dollars from the local economy, according to a company that studies consumer behavior. “We…
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Used car dealership chain CarMax says it plans to hire more than 2,500 workers across the country. The Richmond-based company said in a news release Tuesday that the positions include sales,…
PRINCE GEORGE, Va. (AP) — An advanced manufacturing research center in Prince George County is getting a new partner. Officials say Alcoa Inc. has joined the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing. The New York-based metal…
In his State of the County address before business and community leaders, County Executive Rushern Baker said the county has built a solid foundation and is now ready to \”take it to the next level.\”
The U.S. middle class has for years been the most affluent in the world. But that\’s no longer the case.
Virginia has slipped from the top 10 and Maryland is ranked 34th out of the 50 states for economic growth prospects this year, according to economists who rank states based on standards including low taxes and less regulation.
Food prices are on the rise. Analyst Jill Schlesinger breaks down what that means for consumers and possibly the economy.
While plumbers, heating contractors and snow-removal companies are getting a nice bump this winter, other industries are suffering.
The latest evidence of a connection between health and wealth comes from a rather unusual source — Google.
Northern Virginia economic development leaders, all salesmen at heart, spent much of a panel discussion Tuesday touting their respective jurisdiction\’s strengths.
Millennials are coming up with new, creative ways to make money in a struggling economy.
A new Gallup poll shows married couples are more likely to spend more money.
The 16-day government shutdown took a staggering toll on the economy in and around D.C.
Stop at a cafe in the remote stretches of northern Arizona and southern Utah in the fall, and you\’re likely to hear a mix of languages as tourists from around the world step into the iconic western landscape, marked by breathtaking canyons and massive rock formations.