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October 2016


4 C’s of leadership for women-owned businesses

According to the 2015 State of Women-Owned Businesses report by Womenable, a women’s enterprise development company, the number of women-owned firms is now estimated at 30% of all U.S. businesses. They generate nearly $1.5 trillion in annual revenue — an increase of 79% since 1997.

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Create a sustainable business from day one

When you’re starting out as a small-business owner, gaining or losing even one client can mean big changes for you.

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Cybersecurity: 7 steps to stay safe from threats

The number of consumers and companies affected by cybercrimes continues to increase every year. It is estimated that cybersecurity incidents increased by 38% from 2014 to 2015, and the average cost per person incurred per stolen record was $154.

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Home equity — time to cash in?

Low interest rates, rising home prices, and consumer confidence are fueling a return among homeowners to home equity loans and home equity lines of credit (HELOCs).

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How Wisconsin is embracing workers with disabilities

Employers are expanding their operations in Wisconsin, and our state’s best-in-class workforce is one significant reason. A vital component of that workforce includes workers with disabilities.

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