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Bureau of Labor Statistics Announces a Real Earnings Rate Decrease

June 20, 2013

Each month the Bureau of Labor Statistics calculates the average amount employees make per hour in the United States in order to determine if interest rates should be lowered or raised. The Labor Department has reported this week that in May the consumer price index went up 0.1 % after a 2 month decline. This […]

2013 Tax Free Weekend

June 17, 2013

Mark your calendars parents and students! The newly passed Senate Bill 485 has rescheduled the Sales Tax Holiday, thousands of Texans participate in every year for August 9th-11th. During these days shoppers aren’t charged tax on most clothing items, shoes and school supplies priced under $100 per item. Keep in mind that with the current tax […]

Link Here for today’s CNN Money for Lunch radio talk show

December 4, 2012

Link to CNN Money for Lunch – Hear what Steve has to say… Stephen Raub, CCIM President of Investment Realty Company, LC of San Antonio, Texas.   Steve is a 27 year veteran of commercial real estate.   He specializes in commercial investment properties in San Antonio Texas.  His company, IRC, has been brokering commercial […]

UTSA’s Tier One campaign tops $110 million

October 5, 2012

Silver Eagle Distributors President and CEO John L. Nau III and his wife Bobbie Nau have pledged $1 million over the next five years to establish the Nau Scholars Program Fund at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). The fund will help UTSA recruit and support undergraduate and graduate students in history. The pledge also will […]

Positive U.S. data sends emerging markets higher

October 4, 2012

Emerging market stocks rose from their lowest level in a week as U.S. jobs and manufacturing data did better than forecasted. A private report yesterday showed better-than-expected employment gains in the U.S., while services industries expanded more than forecast in September. The MSCI Emerging Markets Index climbed 0.1 percent to 1,003.92 while the BSE India […]

San Antonio is one of the best places to live in America

October 2, 2012

San Antonio has been included on Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s “America’s 50 Best Cities” list, coming in at No. 30. The ranking examined 100 of the country’s largest cities and ranked them on factors such as the number of restaurants, libraries, museums, sports teams and park acreage. The list also evaluated cities on educational facilities, economic factors, […]

Roadrunner Football The Alamodome San Antonio

September 14, 2012

The Roadrunners attracted more than 56,000 fans to their first-ever home game last season. Their average turnstile count for six home games was 35,521. Both marks were records for an NCAA startup football program. “The Alamodome is an outstanding football venue and we’re extremely pleased that it will continue to be used for this purpose in […]

SABJ recognizes Christened Balance Health

October 17, 2011

In North Central San Antonio, Kay Spears and Stephanie Ecke have opened a new center aimed at treating the entire body. Christened Balanced Health San Antonio, the outlet brings under one roof a slate of services designed to address a client’s mental and physical needs. Their facility is located at the Mission Oaks retail center […]

Texas economist: Alamo City has momentum on its side

August 18, 2011

TXP Inc.’s Travis Tullos says it will take a strong punch to knock San Antonio of of its economic stride. Texas economist Travis Tullos says there is still nervousness and hesitation among consumers nationally. But he says San Antonio continues to build economic momentum despite the uncertainties across the U.S. and in other parts of […]

San Antonio Sizzles

July 28, 2011

It’s the No. 4 boom town in the US, according to Forbes’, and it’s home to more than a dozen Fortune 500 companies. So we took a quick trip down I-35 to San Antonio to see what all the fuss is about. Check out these stats: 3,200 new jobs were added in May, unemployment’s at […]

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