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A Check-Up for Business Owners

Business, Money

Personal Financial Security Considerations You Can’t Overlook By Steven Audino For those who own their own business it’s no secret that personal financial security is very closely tied to the success of the business. And with the never-ending task of…

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The Hunt for Capital

Business, Profiles

Understanding the Risk Curve by G. Briggs Kilborne For centuries, civilizations and investors have taken on great financial risk in the hope of great reward.  Wars have been waged to expand empires, and costly expeditions organized in the quest for…

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New Legislation to Increase Access to Capital…

Business, Money

But Will It Enhance Entrepreneurial Confidence? by Dana Kilborne Statistics don’t lie. American small business represents the backbone of the U.S. economy. It produces roughly half of the private Gross Domestic Product and creates, on average, about two-thirds of net…

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Manufacturers, Obtain Your Sales and Use Tax Refund

Business, Money

Facts on Florida’s Newest Incentive Program On July 1, 2010, a new Manufacturing and Spaceport Investment Incentive Program became available to eligible Florida manufacturers. The program is offered July 1, 2010 – June 30, 2012 through the Office of Tourism,…

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Wealth Management for Business Owners

Business, Money

Your Next Essential Business Plan Every successful business owner understands the value of planning. In fact, creating a well-crafted business plan is one of the first challenges most new entrepreneurs face. Yet many business owners become so embroiled in the…

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Doug Samuels & Space Coast Credit Union

Business, Money

Moving a Local Success Story from ‘Good to Great’ Hanging on the wall in Doug Samuels’ office is a framed quote by ancient Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu that reads: “As for the best leaders, the people do not notice their…

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Local Davids Stay Strong Against Banking Goliaths

Business, Money

Community Banks Carve Out Their Market Share All banks big and small have had to weather the national economic downturn. For community banks in Brevard, the stakes are higher still. Some local banks have come through the unexpected storm more…

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From the Frying Pan into the Fire?

Business, Money

Risk in the Safety of Bonds To paraphrase Yogi Berra, it seems like déjà vu all over again.  At times in the past, interest rates were relatively low and rising.  Today, I see people making the same mistakes they did…