Wealthy in TC: Privacy worth its weight in gold

The rich aren’t so different from the rest of us. They’re just more obsessed with privacy and time management. That’s the picture local business owners paint of their wealthy customers and clients, who are largely business owners, professionals and retirees. Very few are trust fund babies...

Pilot Project

TRAVERSE CITY - Shares in private jets, you've heard of. But fractional ownership in helicopters? The quiet contender is gaining altitude in professional circles. According to Kevin Nelson, founder and president of Nelson AerodynamiX, there's good reason for that.While owning a private jet might prove...

Consider the SBA Loan Market Cornered

REGION - Skilled Manufacturing received $7.8 million in federally guaranteed loans last year. The money enabled the Traverse City company - a tier 1 automotive supply company that had diversified into aerospace less than two years before - to buy more equipment, hire 75 more...