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Workshops available to assist Iowa veterans who want to farm

Iowa veterans who want to trade the battlefield for a farm field can participate in a one-day workshop designed to help make their dreams become reality.

What Did 2013’s Disasters Teach Us About Being Prepared?

Join the SBA on January 14 for a free webinar that will take a look at the lessons learned from small and large-scale disasters in 2013.

Startups Need to Know New SEC Rules for Equity Funding

The SEC recently lifted their ban on general solicitation of funds for business, which permits Startups and small business to raise capital by advertising their offerings. The rules governing these kinds of solicitations are found in Regulation D and are called “506(c)” offerings. The new rules create two kinds of Reg D 506 offerings:

Low Price Strategy - Worth the Cost?

One of the most interesting things I’ve learned in price strategy is that blindly relying on discount strategies can kill a business. This blog includes some thoughts to consider.

What is one key Thing Successful People Have in Common?

Bernard Marr, Best-Selling Author and Enterprise Performance Expert, gives thoughtful insights about what successful people don’t do: give up.

Carol Miller Wins 'Women in Agriculture' Award

Carol Miller's dedication to farming has earned her Iowa Farm Bureau’s 2013 Woman in Agriculture honor, a yearly tribute from the Iowa Farm Bureau.

Kossuth County Farmers Receive Young Farmer Achievement Award

Matt and Nancy Bormann were presented Iowa Farm Bureau Federation’s (IFBF) 2013 Young Farmer Achievement Award on Dec. 4 at the organization’s 95th annual meeting in Des Moines. Read on to learn more!

Sometimes you need Santa’s help

What does Santa have to do with getting your business noticed? Read on to find out!

Maximizing Your Year-End Tax Savings

The final weeks of each year can be the busiest of all if you’re a small business owner. As you’re closing out the books for 2013, remember that the last weeks of December are prime time to get your taxes in order. Here are five important tax tips for small businesses, as vetted by Loudoun County, Virginia CPA Jim Snyder.

Branstad Launches Global Entrepreneurship Week

Governor Terry Branstad kicked off Global Entrepreneurship Week in Iowa today during his weekly press conference.



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