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June 2016


How guaranteed loans can help agribusiness owners

With current low prices for livestock, milk, corn, and soybeans, and predictions of only moderate economic growth through 2016, as well as indications that the Federal Reserve Board might raise interest rates, federally guaranteed loans are attractive options for agribusiness owners looking to expand or improve cash flow.

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Six lessons to win in business like Muhammad Ali

So often in life, winning is about doing away with the competition. Few knew this reality better than the late, great Muhammad Ali. His actions provide some useful lessons to anyone who wants to get out and win. Here are six of the most important ones.

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Defend Trade Secrets Act good for Wisconsin business

Just when everyone thought bipartisanship was dead and buried, the U.S. Congress surprised us. Members of both parties recently voted overwhelmingly to approve the Defend Trade Secrets Act, and last month President Barack Obama signed the bill into law. It is the most important piece of intellectual property legislation that Congress has passed in several years.

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Odds are, your company is committing this fundamental IT 'crime'

No one should be surprised Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca was a recent target of hackers. Hackers want sensitive data, whether it’s engineering drawings, customer credit card data, or — in the case of the Panama Papers — the financial secrets of wealthy international clients.

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7 signs you have a bad LinkedIn profile picture


7 signs you have a bad LinkedIn profile picture

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Your LinkedIn profile picture is no exception. As much as people try not to be judgmental, it’s hard not to draw conclusions in a place like LinkedIn, where the expectation is that people are showing the very best of themselves in the hopes of advancing their career.

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One more class for new graduates: Personal Finance 101

Managing money and saving for retirement might not be a priority for some new graduates (especially when they are still celebrating their academic achievements and experience), but it should be. It’s never too early to start building your financial future.

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