Kansas City, Missouri (STL.News) – Commerce Bank is one of America’s best employers. That’s according to Forbes, which ranked the Kansas City, Missouri based bank at 13 in its 2019 America’s Best Midsize Employers List. This marks the third consecutive year Commerce has been named to the list. The list was developed based on comprehensive survey findings compiled by research firm Statista.
Commerce also ranked 7th among employers headquartered in Missouri. In speaking to this recognition, John Kemper, president and chief executive officer, said, “The key to Commerce’s long-term success is the culture our team creates every day.
Jefferson City, Missouri (STL.News) – A St. Louis man recently made a routine stop at a convenience store to buy some gas and check his Powerball tickets, but the errand ended up being anything but routine. Alonzo MacDonald said he plays Powerball about once a week. Several days after the April 6 drawing, he decided to check his tickets. He scanned his ticket for the drawing on a Check-A-Ticket machine at a convenience store, which advised him to claim his prize at a lottery office.
Being an adult isn’t exactly easy. You soon discover that making tons of money while working a laid back job isn’t an option. You get sucked into a vortex of routine and hard work. The problem is that what you earn may not be enough considering the ever-rising cost of living, which is why most people end up struggling with debt and bills. It won’t take long for you to realize that investing your money in assets is one of your best options for a steady income and a stable future.
Alert 360, the fifth largest provider of home security systems and smart home automation in the United States, is reminding homeowners to be on the lookout for door-to-door home security salespersons who use misleading sales tactics to gain access to your home, bank account or home alarm system.
“While most home security service providers are highly reputable and trustworthy, some alarm companies seek new customers through aggressive door-to-door sales and will target homes with security yard signs.
Earth Day will be celebrated worldwide on April 22nd, with a special focus on the Earth Day Network’s theme, “Protect Our Species.” As a leader in composite decking, MoistureShield recognizes that plastics are becoming a huge threat to marine life such as birds, fish, sea turtles and seals. According to the nonprofit Plastic Oceans, the world produces almost 300 million tons of plastic each year and 8 million tons end up in the oceans–with mountains of plastic forming actual “islands.” Trees that protect natural habitats on land are also being eradicated at an alarming rate.
Social media is probably the most powerful tool of communication and marketing in this day and age. Many people now hear about a product or service and rush online to validate the information, find out more about the business, see customer reviews, or try to connect or even make a purchase.
If you own a business, and whether you offer a product or a service to the public, you should really consider stepping up your online presence and your social media game.
Environmentally-conscious homeowners recognize the evident ecological benefits of rooftop solar panel systems. They know that solar panel systems are making a significant contribution to our air purity as their clean energy production continues to replace the pollution of fossil fuel consumption. But all homeowners who invest in solar panels are also seeing the substantial financial benefits of solar panels, like reduced energy bills and increased home values.
There are some special rules for single asset real estate cases in the Bankruptcy Code; but even without those special rules, such chapter 11 cases proceed quite differently than other cases. Motion to dismiss or convert early in the case, and motions to lift the automatic stay to permit a single lender to foreclose on all of the debtor’s assets, are common. More generally, single asset real estate cases are far more likely to be dominated by litigation early as compared to other chapter 11 cases.
Investing in real estate has long been seen as a practice indulged in by the wealthy because of the high expenditures it entails. Innumerable legal documentation, a string of meetings with realtors, agents, and lawyers, keeping a paper trail of the fluctuating market prices – all come at a cost. Since real estate development will not be slowing down anytime soon, good news comes in the way of new tech for aspiring investors.