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How to Keep Your Business Safe: "Old Fashioned"​ Fraud and Security

| 9/20/22 11:41 AM

As sophisticated as potential fraudsters have gotten during the internet age, swindlers have been working to separate companies from their valuables for as long as there have been companies. Much of the focus for business owners of late has been on the awareness and prevention of cyber fraud – and rightly so. But just because it doesn’t grab the headlines, doesn’t mean that other types of “good old fashioned” fraud or theft can be ignored...

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How to Prepare Your Business For Higher Interest Rates

| 8/5/22 10:28 AM

As the saying goes, “there are two sides to every coin,” and the current interest rate environment is no different. For those who borrow in their business, the higher interest rates make doing business more expensive and likely cause entrepreneurs pause as they consider their borrowing needs. Yet for those business owners who may have the ability to invest excess idle cash, for the first time in many years there are actually choices among how to..

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How to Prepare Your Business for a Recession

| 7/6/22 5:00 PM
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Despite the flashing indicators warning that we may be entering into a period of economic contraction, we will not know if the United States economy has entered a recession until after the economic data confirms it after the fact. That doesn’t change the fact that business owners can do things now to prepare their companies for the possibility that a broad recession is in the offing, or may have already begun. Here are some..

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