GEFA loans over $134 Million for Georgia water…

Release: Georgia communities receive infrastructure loans totaling $134 million Sixteen Georgia communities were awarded financing totaling $134,046,650 for water, sewer, wastewater, and solid waste infrastructure improvements by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) board of…

Valdosta receives $8.5 Million loan for DWSRF conservation

VALDOSTA, Ga.— The Georgia Environmental Finance Authority recently announced a report of statewide loans for community infrastructure worth $195.2 Million, $8.5 Million of which came to Valdosta. Valdosta's portion of this loan will add efficiency…

Ask Rick Toyota (Ep. 2)

Automotive expert Ricky Toyota is answering your automotive questions! Whether it's maintenance, repairs, buying, selling, financing, or more, a little knowledge can save you both time and money! Check out the video episode below and…

Ask Rick Toyota (Ep. 1)

Automotive expert Ricky Toyota is answering your automotive questions! Whether it's maintenance, repairs, buying, selling, financing, or more, a little knowledge can save you both time and money! Check out the video episode below and…

Bush > IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10%…

Stacy Bush, Valdosta Today Financial Contributor: The reason withdrawals from an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) prior to age 59½ are generally subject to a 10% tax penalty is that policymakers wanted to create a disincentive…

Bush > Choices for Your 401(k) at a…

Stacy Bush, Valdosta Today Financial Contributor: One of the common threads of a mobile workforce is that many individuals who leave their job are faced with a decision about what to do with their 401(k)…

Bush > Roth IRA Conversion

Stacy Bush, Valdosta Today Finance Contributor With the lure of tax-free distributions, Roth IRAs have become increasingly popular retirement savings vehicles. According to the Investment Company Institute, 19.1 million U.S. households (about 15.6%) owned Roth…