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[ 0 ] Sep. 16, 2013

Making The Most of Open Enrollment 2014 Group Insurance

Commentary by Geoffrey Zimmerman, CFP®, Mosaic Financial Partners, Senior Client Advisor For many employed individuals and couples, open enrollment for 2014 group insurance and other benefits has either begun or will be starting October 1. This is a time when employees can make additions, changes, or reductions to their plan benefits. Careful evaluation of your […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 26, 2013

Which Tax-Deductible Pension Plan is Right for Me?

By William H. Black, Jr. , Pension Services, Inc. Your business is successful and the days of plowing back profits for growth are in the past. The building and equipment is either paid for or being amortized. The biggest concern now is taxes! What solution is there and how can the tax bite be minimized? […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 10, 2012

Invest Atlanta Launches Start Up Atlanta

Mayor Kasim Reed and Invest Atlanta, the City of Atlanta’s economic development agency, recently announced the launch of a new program called Start Up Atlanta to help the local startup community engage, interact and create new businesses and jobs. Start Up Atlanta is one of Invest Atlanta’s initiatives to make the city nationally and internationally […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 9, 2012

Name Badge? A Good Thing?

In an effort to determine how best to brand and distinguish employees and foster better working relationships, a recent survey of 1,000 men and women across the U.S. was conducted by Social Science Research Solutions (SSRS) for Imprint Plus, leading manufacturer of customized, re-usable, magnetic name badge systems. When asked how important it was to […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 4, 2012

Small Biz Owners Are Not Prepared For Retirement

New research from The American College, the nation’s largest non-profit educational institution devoted to financial services, reveals that while the overwhelming majority of small business owners are concerned about retirement, a third of the women and a quarter of the men surveyed have not estimated how much they are going to need when they retire. […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 12, 2012

Small Biz Owners Say Big Biz Not Paying Fair Tax Share

Small business owners see corporate tax loopholes and accounting gimmicks used to shift U.S. profits offshore to avoid taxes as serious problems, according to an independent nationwide opinion poll released today. Small business owners think big corporations and the wealthy don’t pay their fair share of taxes, the poll shows. They support increasing taxes on […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 3, 2011

LocalHero: New iPhone App

LocalHero, a mobile networking application,  launched its premiere product for the iPhone at the recent TechCrunch event in San Francisco. LocalHero lets friends help other friends by identifying the people in a person’s social network who are nearby and have the right skills to assist. By matching a person’s location to the skills and interests […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 3, 2011

Travel Agents Make A Comeback

Hotel companies are stepping up efforts to sell through traditional travel agents, and bookings via agent channels show signs of increasing. The reason: Travel agent bookings tend to yield higher rates and longer stays for hotel companies than other channels, and hotels are taking notice. “The quality of business being booked by agents is significantly […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 12, 2011

Keeping Menu Options Fresh For 26 Million A Day

Keeping a restaurant’s menu fresh is a constant challenge for any chef. Now imagine your restaurant is frequented by 26 million people — every day. That’s the challenge faced by Chef Dan Coudreaut and his team. As director of culinary innovation for McDonald’s USA, Coudreaut is charged with keeping patrons at the 14,000 McDonald’s happy […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 12, 2011

Background Screening For New Hires

Innovative Enterprises, Inc., a strategic partner to the background screening industry and expert provider of court research information products, smart data solutions and ancillary services, announced the official launch of its Infinity Screening™ advanced post-hire screening solution. Infinity Screening™ leverages Innovative’s industry-leading National Criminal Information Scan™ and monitors enrolled employees on an ongoing basis, alerting […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 27, 2011

AMERICANS: READY TO VACATION DESPITE COSTS

More than six of 10 Americans say it’s important they get away from home this year, a recent USA TODAY/Gallup Poll finds. And many say they’re finding ways around high gasoline prices, airfares and hotel rooms to do it. “Rising gas prices won’t at all affect my vacation,” says Richard Miller of Plano, Texas, who’s […]

[ 0 ] May. 2, 2011

SCORE TO LAUNCH NEW E-BIZ WEBSITE

Consortium of Public and Private Organizations In Helping Entrepreneurs Leverage Technology to Fuel Their Growth and Success SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small business start, grow and succeed, announced the launch of e-Business Now, a new website providing small business leaders with “how to” knowledge to successfully use technology-enabled applications. The website provides […]

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