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  • GM to Close Plants for Nine Weeks This Summer
    In an effort to save the failing company, General Motors Corp. is telling its workers it will temporarily close most of its factories for more than two months this summer. ...More
    April 23, 2009 Posted in News
  • Obama Calls for Stricter Credit Card Protection for Consumers
    Consumers may soon get more protection from rampant credit card fees and rising interests. President Obama will meet Thursday with executives from 14 credit companies to discuss new consumer protections. The meeting comes a day after the House Financial Services Committee ...More
    April 23, 2009 Posted in News, Management
  • Mortgage Applications on the Rise
    Lower mortgage rates combined with a tax incentive has led to a rise in mortgage applications, up 5.3 percent from the week before, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) reported Wednesday. ...More
    April 23, 2009 Posted in News
  • Self-Storage Units Burglarized in Riverdale, GA
    At least 20 units at Neighborhood Self Storage in Riverdale, Ga., were burglarized this week, resulting in the loss of several thousands of dollars in customer goods. ...More
    April 23, 2009 Posted in News
  • On the Move Offers 'Green' Rental Trucks
    On The Move Inc., a provider of truck-rental programs and related insurance for self-storage and other industries, now leases and sells environmentally friendly trucks. ...More
    April 23, 2009 Posted in News
  • Census Shows Americans Moving Less
    The U.S. Census Bureau reported Americans are changing residences less frequently in light of the distressed economy. In total, about 35 million people moved last year, down from about 39 million in 2007. ...More
    April 22, 2009 Posted in News
  • Universal Door-Drive Mounting System
    JanUS Door, a manufacturer of coiling sheet doors, hallway partitions and rolling steel doors for the self-storage and other markets, released its universal rolling-steel, door-drive mounting system. ...More
    April 22, 2009 Posted in News, Construction
  • Earth Day: Obama Talks Alternative Energy Plans in Iowa
    President Barack Obama will spend Earth Day in Iowa, pitching his alternative energy plan and environmentally friendly jobs. Obama will tour Trinity Structural Towers wind energy plant and discuss how the plant could serve as a model for job creation and energy production. ...More
    April 22, 2009 Posted in News
  • Duke Study: 'Silent' Heart Attacks Common
    A new study from Duke University Medical Center shows silent heart attacks happen more often than the medial community believed. Nearly 200,000 people in the United States are affected every year by undiagnosed, or "silent," heart attacks, and as many as 40 to 60 percent of ...More
    April 21, 2009 Posted in News
  • Bailout Money Running Low
    The bailout money is dwindling quickly. While there's only about $109.6 billion in resources left from the government's $700 billion financial rescue fund, Treasury Department officials said Tuesday the fund will be boosted over the next year by $25 billion as some ...More
    April 21, 2009 Posted in News