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Wealth management: Incentives and mandates
The administration’s proposed mandates seem designed to make small business people mad, as in angry, and also mad, as in crazed.
By David Lewis
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The single most important question for business success
The most important question in business is avoided even more than "when." And it's the most important question for determining our success. By Chuck Blakeman
Set up your own charitable foundation
As the year comes to a close, many of us will want to share our abundance with those less fortunate. Did you know there is a simple, easy and free way to set up your own "charitable foundation?"
By Wayne Farlow
The human side of going green
The term "sustainability" conjures images of wind farms and energy-saving light bulbs and paperless offices. But employees and customers are as much a part of the sustainability equation. By Mike Taylor
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