Businesses Adapt to a Turbulent Economy

Published Thursday, July, 14, 2011

Bill Surbaugh remembers when getting a personal loan was as easy as a note and a handshake.  Now owner of Surbaugh & Son, a real estate company that opened in Anderson in 1910, he grew up watching his father and grandfather conduct business. “They had this pad of notes,” he says.  “If they needed a loan, they just wrote themselves... more