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What keeps you up at night?

Here’s your chance to be heard, and to help get a sense of what other small and medium-sized business professionals are talking about. Each issue, we’ll ask a question of our readers. Responses may be used to shape future issues ...

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What are the most expensive artworks sold at auction?

According to dw.com, the most expensive artworks sold at auction are: 1. “Salvator Mundi” by Leonardo Da Vinci ($450.3 million) 2. “Women of Algiers” by Pablo Picasso ($179.4 million) 3. “Reclining Nude” by Amedeo Modigliani ($170.4 million) 4. “The Woman ...

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A number to know: Legal settlements

$90 million As part of a insurance settlement, insurers will pay 21st Century Fox nearly $90 million to cover costs related to recent sexual harassment and racial discrimination settlements. Ponder this: Does your business comply with environmental laws? READ COVERAGE ...

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Google admits to using data while “location services turned off”

Search engine giant Google recently admitted to collecting the location data of Android phone users even if the “location services” function is turned off. Although Android users could set their “location services” to off, Google was still able to track ...

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Business news roundup

Bitcoin surpassed $11,000, some hours after surpassing $10,000. It’s risen 75 percent since October. But is it a bubble? BLOOMBERG > Fortune’s Businessperson of the year for 2017 is Jen-Hsun “Jensen” Huang, co-founder and CEO of Nvidia. Find out how ...

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Is it time to consider a franchise opportunity?

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The real estate franchise industry is a $25 billion marketplace and more than 55,000 Americans are employed as franchise owners, according to market research firm IBISWorld.

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Does your retirement strategy include an IRA?

IRAs are is a great way to either supplement an employer-sponsored retirement plan or for people who may not have access to such a plan.

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What keeps you up at night?

Here’s your chance to be heard, and to help get a sense of what other small and medium-sized business professionals are talking about. Each issue, we’ll ask a question of our readers. Responses may be used to shape future issues ...

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Who are the world’s highest paid TV hosts?

According to Forbes, the world’s highest paid TV hosts are: 1. Phil McGraw ($79 million) 2. Ellen DeGeneres ($77 million) 3. Ryan Seacrest ($58 million) 4. Judy Sheindlin ($47 million) 5. Simon Cowell ($43.5 million) 6. Steve Harvey ($42.5 million) ...

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A number to know: Exxon Mobil civil penalty

$2.5 million Exxon Mobil recently agreed to a $2.5 million civil penalty settlement with the federal government after the company was accused of violating the federal Clean Air Act by releasing excess harmful pollution after it modified systems that burn ...

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Why you should use a password manager

According to a Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report, 81 percent of data breaches involve weak, reused or stolen credentials. That’s significantly higher than the 63 percent it was in 2016. With a password manager, you can create those strong ...

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What keeps you up at night?

Here’s your chance to be heard, and to help get a sense of what other small and medium-sized business professionals are talking about. Each issue, we’ll ask a question of our readers. Responses may be used to shape future issues ...

Read More »