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Subconscious manipulation is all around us.  Most companies call this “marketing”.  One of the worst – or best? – offenders of subliminal marketing are restaurant menus. I don’t know if I’m breaking any rules of the SFSS (Secret Food Service Society), but I’m going to expose some subtle secrets so that you’ll never look at a menu the same way again.  Consider it one of those NBC’s public service announcements …the more you know By Laura Cook Newman

Tiny houses: No mortgage, more freedom
Think of this as an obvious backlash to the banking, mortgage, and credit card industry. It’s also a backlash to glutinous consumption, poor job opportunities, and young people feeling betrayed by older generations. Living in a trailer house has a bad connotation. But living in an even smaller tiny home, that has many of the same features as a trailer house, is suddenly all the rage, chic and cool all tied up into one super cute little package. By Tom Frey

 ColoradoBiz EXTRA       
For women starting their own businesses in Colorado, especially those entering non-conventional job sectors, get ready to bring the passion. Ample self-confidence and conviction in one’s business model are key assets needed to build a successful woman-owned business from the bottom up, say female entrepreneurs across the state. Hard work and chutzpah help, too. By Suzie Romig

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2014 outlook: More of the same
UMB Bank Chief Investment Officer KC Mathews offers more insights into the 2014 economy. 
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UMB Bank Chief Investment Officer KC Mathews continues his chat with CoBiz's Gigi Sukin about the economy in 2014. 

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