Invest with success, deciphering oil prices and interest rates & video: Hispanic convention
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June 10, 2009
ColoradoBiz Update
Metro State Charting a path for success
More than 100 Metro State graduates help lead many aspects of the operations at Jeppesen. As the state leader in educating Colorado's resident undergraduates, Metro State is proud to partner with Jeppesen to help fuel Colorado's economy.

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Turn your investment dreams into reality
A goal is only a wish if it’s not written down. The same is true when it comes to investing. An investment policy statement, or IPS, puts investment goals and objectives on paper – and has been shown to improve investment performance. By John Trujillo

Tugs of war
Long-term interest rates and oil prices have been embroiled in frantic tugs of war in recent weeks, as rising expectations of economic stabilization and an impending return to modest U.S. economic growth have pushed such rates and prices higher. By Jeff Thredgold

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In this month's issue

On management: So you want to start a business?
Pat Wiesner, retired CEO of WiesnerMedia, publisher of ColoradoBiz, writes about his desire to share what he’s learned about business in a series of free weekly workshops for people out of work and/or contemplating starting their own business. By Pat Wiesner

State of the state: Brewing
You can now enjoy Colorado microbrews in Europe. Craft beer maker Left Hand Brewery has begun exporting its Milk Stout and Haystack Wheat to Sweden. By Jay Dedrick

Entirely homegrown

ColoradoBiz managing editor Mike Taylor plans to plans to subsist entirely on his Denver backyard garden this August. Follow his journey, which includes interviewing local business owners for tips and tools. Watch a video about his project; read about it here; and learn about Colorado Pure Distilling and homemade potato vodka.

Attention minority-owned companies

Nominate your company for ColoradoBiz magazine's annual ranking of the state's Top 50 Minority-Owned Companies, to be published in the July issue. Click here for the entry form.

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On ColoradoBiz TV

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Jeff Campos on the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce convention coming to Denver
Jeff Campos, president of the Denver Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, will play host to business leaders from around the country when the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce convenes its 30th annual convention in Denver from Sept. 16-19 at the Colorado Convention Center.


ColoradoBiz Podcast

What it takes to get a job in the solar industry
Lauren Coyne, who works in education and outreach for Boulder-based Namaste Solar, talks about what it takes to get a job in the solar industry and how things have changed for the small company since Namaste’s Blake Jones introduced President Barack Obama at the stimulus bill signing in February.

Gutterman Griffiths: A family law firm sets itself apart from the pack
Suzanne Griffiths and Sheila Gutterman, two of five partners at Gutterman Griffiths, a 2008 Top Company finalist, talk about what sets their divorce and mediation law practice apart from the pack. To nominate your company for the 2009 Top Company awards, download an application now. There is no cost to apply. Nomination materials are due June 9.

Hot Biz Deals

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  • Stay at Hotel Monaco Denver to take advantage of $99 Sundays through Sept. 7 and its “Cocktail OR Breakfast for Just $1 More” promotion, which gives guests a choice to dine or drink for one dollar more than the best available rate, which start at $170. Visit (enter SUN in rate code box for Sunday special or DOLLAR for its “$1 More” promotion) or call 1-800-990-1303; or (800) 556-6087 for reservations.

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Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz on "The Road to Recovery"
As the economy continues to challenge businesses and consumers, KMGH Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz are collaborating on stories that explore how businesses are coping - and succeeding - despite the downturn. Look for new installments of "The Road to Recovery" at 4:30 p.m. on Thursdays, during the second half of the 4 p.m. broadcast. You can also find them online at

Balle Wish for Wheels
Wish for Wheels gives brand new bikes and helmets to kindergartners in underprivileged Denver area schools. To them it's more than a bike, it's freedom. This year, don't just share the road - share the adventure. Get involved at
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