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October 2019


How to make good credit better

Do you pride yourself on having a good credit score? In the world of credit, there’s good and then there’s excellent. Even if you are doing most things right when it comes to watching out for your score, there are several lesser known ways to maintain what you have and take your credit to the next level.

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Alternative funds provide little benefit to most investors

Like many new ideas promoted by Wall Street, the reality hasn’t lived up to the hype. The results have not been good, investment research firm Morningstar concluded in a study of liquid alts.

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8 common delegation pitfalls and how to avoid them

Delegating is the key to a successful business and what sets bosses apart from true leaders. The hardest part? Knowing when to let go.

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Financial planning for the possibility of incapacitation

Incapacitation presents a unique challenge, in that your family members, designated POAs (powers of attorney), doctors, or lawyers will need to make decisions for you, and will need access to your documents and accounts in order to make financial transactions on your behalf.

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Use Boss’s Day to create better relationships

The opportunity with Boss’s Day is much more important than simply bringing your boss a cup of coffee or bringing your employees doughnuts.

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3 lessons about disaster preparedness learned from the MG&E fire

At 7:30 a.m. on July 19, my team at 5NINES was preparing for a normal Friday. At about 7:40 a.m., all of that changed when two fires broke out at MG&E substations on the isthmus.

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Supreme Court to review prohibition of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether a federal law prohibiting employers from discriminating because of sex also protects LGBTQ individuals.

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Why hearing 'no' is actually a good thing

I once worked with someone who couldn’t handle the answer, “no.” It was a lot like dealing with a child.

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The art of splitting up: Best practices for high-net-worth couples who want to separate amicably

High-net-worth couples who divorce have one option that couples with less resources lack. If the desire is there, the lucrative spouse can afford to fight every step and any aspect of the divorce.

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Why Madison is one of America’s best cities

Based on our 2019 analysis, Madison is one of the 10 best small cities (metropolitan population 200,000–1 million) in the country.

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