Financial expert presents mixed U.S. economic outlook

One Tampa-based financial expert sees a positive economic outlook for 2018, yet also remains cautious about decades ahead. John Largent, chief investment strategist at Members Trust Company, was the featured speaker at a Dec. 13 business-networking event hosted by the San Antonio Federal Credit Union. He offered an encouraging assessment of the current U.S. economy. “We’re at a stock … [Read more...]

Dwindling ranks of golfers handicap golf courses

Golf courses are in trouble, and Florida — which boasts more golf courses than any other state in the nation — could be hit the hardest. The latest to experience trouble is Scotland Yards Golf Club on U.S. 301 in Dade City. The bank that holds the mortgage on the course, First National Bank of Pasco, started foreclosure proceedings against the 100-acre course last month. However, course owner … [Read more...]