When business leader and author Karen Hough left the stage to pursue a career as an executive in information technology, she was sure of one thing—she didn’t know what she was getting herself into.
Local Trustco branch holds grand reopening after renovations.
There's plenty to do this summer with these Capital District camp options.
Spring and summer is when many homeowners and home buyers look to their domiciles.
Spotlight on Finance
In today’s tech-savvy society, one in ten American children will become a victim of identity theft. More alarming: according to Jean Chatzky, personal finance columnist, children are 35 times more likely than adults to have their identity stolen, with 15 percent of victims younger than age five. It is one of the fastest growing categories of theft in our country.
Spotlight on Finance
The real estate industry has been much maligned in recent years. That’s not breaking news. In fact, even real estate tycoon Mortimer Zuckerman has lamented the current state of the housing market, stating that “the most critical factor subduing the demand for housing is that home ownership is no longer seen as the great, long-term buildup in equity value it once was.”
Emerich Sales & Service’s Fort Edward building brings ag machinery sales to new market
Emerich Sales & Service has provided customers with affordable prices and friendly service for 45 years, and now the family owned business wants to do the same at a second location.
Practice helps patients by keeping on top of new medical developments
Battling devastating neurological diseases like Alzheimer’s and multiple sclerosis will take countless hours of research. Yet according to the Alzheimer’s Association, less than 1 percent of patients suffering from the disease who are eligible to be involved in a research trial actually participate.
Creativity is the driving force behind the Arts Center of the Capital Region. With art exhibits, performances and events; kids- and teen-oriented vacation arts camps; and visual, literary, performing and culinary arts classes, the not-for-profit corporation is one of the most art unique artistic resources found beyond New York City.
Spotlight on Finance
In late January, some very encouraging news came out of the housing market. According to CoreLogic, a leading consumer, property and mortgage analytics firm, home prices are stabilizing nationwide and the number of homeowners with negative equity decreased by 1.4 million in the first nine months of 2012—a trend that is forecasted to continue through 2013. For homeowners who may be looking for a source of capital that doesn’t tap into savings and retirement accounts, this is very good news
Financial institution offers a variety of mortgage products to customers
Trustco Bank has been one of the top residential mortgage lenders in its markets for decades, including leading all mortgage lenders in origination volume in both 2010 and 2011 in the Capital Region of New York State.
For most people, checkups are a regular part of life. Dental visits, auto maintenance appointments and even glances in the bathroom mirror all help people monitor performance, catch potential problems and assure that all is – or will be – well.
The Law Office of Judith H. Singer helps families begin the conversation
Conversing with loved ones about senior living and end-of-life care at times can be uncomfortable, but is encouraged for those with aging parents. Often, involving an attorney in the discussion helps soften the topic for those involved.
Debris removal business picking up for entrepreneur
In October 2011, Todd Porter opened his junk removal business, Junk King, in Ravena. In the time since then, Junk King has more than doubled in size and developed immensely as a business.
From embracing the Diocesan Covenant to Educate (www.higherpoweredlearning.org), to adapting to the Common Core standards as our children are prepared for the global economy (www.corestandards.org), to launching innovative new initiatives – Mater Christi School is an exciting place to learn.