Tax Chat
Have a question about taxes and what changes are ahead in 2008? Accountants Crystal Faulkner and Tom Cooney have the answers.
Enter a nickname and click 'Connect' to enter the live chat »

Lights, Camera, Company
A quarter-century after the first of a generation of direct-response commercials started running, it's driving the growth strategy for one small Woodlawn business.

Airport's challenges continue to mount
Bob Holscher is used to getting blamed for everything that may go wrong at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. But even Holscher, an eternal optimist who is the airport's director of aviation, acknowledges that this summer is making it much tougher on him.

Look Who's Talking: George Fraundorfer
Yet another tour bus was streaming out of the Black Forest restaurant parking lot when George Fraundorfer sat down to talk.

Women execs can prosper by teeing up
Women executives with $350 to spend on training to improve business skills might consider taking up golf.
Golf can be both business, pleasure

Business reader panel
The Enquirer's Business section is seeking a dozen people to join our Readers Panel. The panel will meet four times a year to discuss consumer and economic issues affecting Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. If you're interested in being considered, please contact assistant business editor Mark Wert at 768-8526 before 3 p.m. weekdays, or e-mail him at

In your opinion
The Federal Reserve has raised interest rates. How will it affect you? Will you earn more on savings? Will you pay more for your credit cards or other debt? Will it change your mind on buying a house? Will it affect how you invest in your business? Please contact John Byczkowski at 513-768-8377, or email him at

Business meetings this week
Announcements of meetings and seminars, and instructions for listing your event.

Business People
Promotions & new on the job.
Queen City Rewind
The week in business news in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.
Bear market ate up fund managers, too
The 2000-2002 bear market not only clobbered millions of investors, it also sent dozens of fund managers packing.
Building a better car - one atom at a time
Researchers are finding ways to make vehicles safer, lighter, more powerful - and ultimately less expensive - by building materials one atom at a time.
Warning: iPods pose business security risk
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Companies beware: Critical corporate data might be dancing out of the office with workers who bring their iPods to work.
Tristate Business Notes

Has your job been sent off-shore?
The Enquirer would like to hear from you. If you know of any companies in the Cincinnati area that have transferred jobs or outsourced work -- at the expense of local jobs -- to nations wiph lower labor costs, please e-mail us.

Special Report: P&G's Russian Frontier
In a three-day series, The Enquirer's Cliff Peale reports from Russia on Procter & Gamble's manufucturing and marketing drive there and the implications for Greater Cincinnati.
Booming market bears potential and challenge
It's not like Kroger: 'Stores' make selling a challenge
New economy holds instability and risk
Overseas sales have big impact back home
Making cleaning products, two worlds meet
Q&A: Former dancer takes giant leap
Europe teaches lessons about style
Vanity products are a gamble for Procter

Erpenbeck archive
William Erpenbeck Jr. spent a decade building a company that crumbled in months. Once one of the Tristate's biggest home builders, the Erpenbeck Co. succumbed to a bank fraud that affected lenders, subcontractors and home owners. Click here for links to all Enquirer reports.