Business & Law

Winn-Dixie Unveils Newly Remodeled Store

Winn-Dixie officially reopened its recently remodeled store in response to customers who asked for an improved shopping experience. The grand reopening and ribbon cutting ceremony went off without a hitch, and customers were excited to shop. “Winn-Dixie is deeply rooted in the Marco Island community and has established a history of commitment and service going back more than 21 years,” […]

LMCU Hires Tiffany Homuth as Mortgage Loan Originator

Lake Michigan Credit Union (LMCU) of Florida is pleased to announce the hiring of Tiffany Homuth as a mortgage loan originator for its Collier Boulevard branch in Naples. She reports directly to LMCU’s Vice President of Regional Mortgage Production, Jayne Malinowski, and will be serving the Southwest Florida market. Homuth graduated from the University of Southern Indiana in 1997 with […]

All Event Party Rental Delivers Excellence For Your Events

It is all in the details when planning an event and local family owned business All Event Party Rental (AEPR) is here to help. After a successful career in the ATM industry, Tom Mann purchased Taylor Rental in Media, Pennsylvania. After two years, the business underwent a name change to better reflect the party operations of business and AEPR was […]

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Ask The CFP® Practitioner

“Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.” ~ Nido Qubein, President of High Point University Question: Your last column was on the length of this bull market. What could end the positive momentum? Answer: The same factors that cause markets to go up can bring them down. Detrimental changes in employment figures, […]

Experience Paradise by Sirene

Travelers will soon be able to answer the siren song of “Paradise by Sirene, A Curated Escape Exclusively for Adults at the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort.” Paradise by Sirene is a unique, upscale hideaway perched above the Gulf of Mexico within the JW Marriott Marco Island’s hotly anticipated Lanai Tower, scheduled for completion next month. Each guest of […]

Business Entities – There are Differences


Starting a business involves many issues, not the least of which is what entity will operate the business. Many of the same concerns arise when dealing with a business. Taxation and liability are usually the primary issues. Many businesses, and perhaps a majority of start-ups, are sole proprietorships. When the operation is effectively a one-man band, the business starts with […]

Florida Domicile Seminars Announced

Local attorney William G. Morris will hold a series of seminars designed to educate those thinking about making Florida their domicile, moderated by financial adviser Kevin O’Fee of Edward Jones. The seminar will explore a wide variety of issues related to Florida domicile. These will include how to establish domicile, tax and other benefits, estate planning and even how to […]

Ideal Physical Therapy & Fitness Takes Novel Approach

When Tom and Colleen Drummond opened Ideal Fitness in Naples in 2015, they never envisioned one day joining forces with one of the top physical therapists in the region. But starting this past August, that is exactly what happened when Dr. Phil Standhart joined the Ideal family. The concept of marrying physical therapy with fitness and nutrition was born from […]

Attend a Town Hall Meeting With Commissioner Fiala

On October 3, 2018, Collier County Commissioner Donna Fiala will be the guest speaker at a Town Hall Meeting presented by the Marco Island Chamber of Commerce Business Alliance Division and CJ’s on the Bay. The morning event begins at 7:45 AM with pastries and coffee. Commissioner Fiala will begin the meeting at 8 AM. The Town Hall Meeting presentation […]

Real Estate Closing Documents Explained


Southwest Florida is a virtual mecca for residential real estate sales. Year round opportunity for outdoor activities, clean air and lower crime attract more people each year. Many that are here buy, sell and buy again and others are investors. Many of these people have no idea what documents they are signing because those closing their real estate transaction do […]

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