The Southern - Southern Business Journal

'The sky is the limit': Looking at the impact our region's beauty has on the economy

From his seat on a fishing boat atop Rend Lake, Jason Johns talks about the economic impact of outdoor recreation in Southern Illinois. Read more

Energy Awareness: Get out and get energized: Experience the Heartland Solar Tour

It’s hard to believe, but autumn is already nearly upon us, and as the heat finally subsides, it’s a great time of year to get out and tour… Read more

Social Media and Business: When sharing from the wilderness, leave no trace

Social media has helped create a new generation of people interested in the great outdoors. With social media accounts dedicated to wondrou… Read more

Investments: Where Does the Money Come From?

A frequent question we get with Champion Community Investments is if CCI isn’t a bank, where does the lending money come from? Read more

Social Security: Small business and social security go hand in hand

Social Security is one of the cornerstones of financial security for the nation. So are small businesses. Millions of Americans own and ope… Read more

Business Management: Ghosting: It’s not just for dating anymore

You spend weeks courting a candidate. Read more