A $3.75 million general fund investment in the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) will ensure the public-private partnership is able to maintain critical activities well into the future, according to the state's Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development.
As marijuana business ventures become more prevalent, fraudsters may attempt to use this increased attention to convince Alaskans to invest in risky or fraudulent schemes. The Division of Banking and Securities recommends that Alaskans educate themselves about risks and potential scams before making any investments.
Searching for the right home loan for what may be the biggest single purchase an Alaskan makes can feel intimidating and downright other-worldly. An online mortgage tool created by Alaska Housing Finance Corporation -- Loan Wizard -- was released this fall to help Alaskans identify the right financing for their future home.
Recipients of the Alaska Chamber's 2018 Top Business Awards were announced last week at the Chamber’s annual Top Business Awards Gala in Fairbanks, Alaska. The Chamber awarded its three traditional business awards.
Thirteen small business owners across Alaska graduated October 24th from US Small Business Administration (SBA) Emerging Leaders, a “mini-MBA” training initiative for local businesses on the brink of growth.
The Alaska Chamber returns to Fairbanks for its annual Fall Forum and celebration of 65 years of pro-business advocacy in Alaska. The annual Forum is an opportunity for business professionals of all industries and from across the state to advance economic health of Alaska. The Chamber was last in Fairbanks in 2015, and is once again meeting at Westmark Hotel & Conference Center.
A statewide procurement continuous improvement effort undertaken by the State of Alaska has received the Gold Award, the highest honor in the George Cronin Awards for Procurement Excellence, presented annually by the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO).
Center for Economic Development associate director Gretchen Fauske earned her Gallup Strengths Coaching certification earlier this month.
The Internal Revenue Service reminds Alaskans that the Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) is taxable income for both adults and children, and must be reported on a Federal income tax return. Taxpayers should be sure to set aside enough to cover their tax bill, or consider making an Estimated Payment when they get their PFD.