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The Value of a Personal Touch

Jeff Brannon

By Jeff Brannon In the early 2000s, Americans became familiar with the concepts of outsourcing and offshoring (although both had been around for roughly two decades at that point). As overseas call centers gradually became the norm, we grew more accustomed to speaking with customer service representatives in other countries, …

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What To Expect When You Sell Your Business

The Value of Inventory Management

By Edward L. Fixen The process of selling a business is a very long, complicated and occasionally stressful experience filled with uncertainty that few business owners are fully prepared for in advance. This article attempts to identify some of the key issues that any business owner should be aware of …

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Qualifying for the Section 179 Deduction

Jeff Brannon

By Jeff Brannon Tax time is here, and for business owners that means it’s time to itemize all the purchases being claimed for the section 179 deduction. Here are some tips for qualifying for this important deduction, which can make a big difference in your tax filings this year. Make …

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WHITHER CHINA? Part 2

John Tulac

By John Tulac In this installment, I will begin to analyze the many significant actions being taken by the Chinese government and how these impact U.S. businesses. China directly and indirectly impacts us. What happens in China affects all of us, wherever we may be and whatever we may be …

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What is Business Interruption?

Tim Kolacz

BY Tim Kolacz When that question is posed, what does it mean to you? It’s okay, I’ll wait….. Got your answer? Ok, I don’t know what you just thought. “How’s that? You don’t know? What the heck, I thought you were supposed to know it all?” Well, I don’t and …

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Exit Planning Helps Maximize Value of Your Business

The Value of Inventory Management

By Edward L. Fixen It’s very interesting that most business owners do not hesitate to buy and invest in insurance to protect their personal and business assets, yet don’t make the nominal investment in an exit plan that protects a business owner’s greatest asset, the value of their business when …

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