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  • Why manufacturers can’t afford to ignore cybersecurity

    Spring 2020
    Newsletter: Manufacturer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 549

    Abstract: Many manufacturers have a false sense of calm when it comes to cybersecurity. They incorrectly assume their risk of a cyberattack is low because they don’t sell products on the Internet or gather credit card information and other sensitive data from customers. In recent years, hackers looking for the next big score have found that manufacturers are an attractive target. This article looks at why it’s a good idea to conduct a risk assessment to identify vulnerabilities and take steps to shore up defenses.

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  • Would you recognize an indirect cost if you saw one?

    Fall 2019
    Newsletter: Construction Industry Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 549

    Abstract: Indirect costs can have a substantial impact on a construction company’s financial picture and bottom line. But they’re not always the easiest things to “see.” This article brings indirect costs into focus by defining them, distinguishing the costs from overhead and explaining how to use a “cost driver” to allocate them.

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  • 4 ways to control dealership expenses

    September / October 2019
    Newsletter: Dealer Insights

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 549

    Abstract: It’s always a good idea to keep dealership expenses under control. But there are times when this becomes even more important. Many economists are predicting significant economic decline in 2020. This article offers four suggestions for cutting dealership expenses.

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  • 4 ways to control dealership expenses

    Fall 2019
    Newsletter: Auto Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 549

    Abstract: It’s always a good idea to keep dealership expenses under control. But there are times when this becomes even more important. Many economists are predicting significant economic decline in 2020. This article offers four suggestions for cutting dealership expenses.

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  • When to consider builder’s risk insurance

    Summer 2019
    Newsletter: On-Site

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 549

    Abstract: Workers’ compensation, liability and property insurance policies cover personal injury and certain types of property damage. But they typically don’t cover damage to property caused by construction. This article explains how builder’s risk insurance fills this gap and why contractors may sometimes need to buy it.

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  • 4 signs that your budget is unreliable

    Summer 2019
    Newsletter: Manufacturer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 549

    Abstract: The annual budget can be a valuable management tool for manufacturers. A comprehensive, realistic budget helps minimize risks and identify opportunities and threats. But some budgets are more reliable than others. This article identifies potential pitfalls in the budgeting process.

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  • Pledge receivables: The accounting isn’t as simple as it might seem

    April / May 2017
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 549

    Abstract: It’s welcome news for a nonprofit when a donor promises to make a contribution at a later date. But such pledges can come with complicated accounting issues, including the proper treatment of conditional pledges and the potential requirement to discount a pledge’s value. This article addresses when the organization can recognize a pledge and when it should be discounted.

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  • Educate your children on wealth management

    March / April 2017
    Newsletter: Tax Impact

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 549

    Abstract: For those who wish to leave a lasting legacy to their children and future generations, educating them about saving, investing and other money management skills is essential. This article covers teaching techniques and details the benefits of incentive trusts.

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  • How to outhustle a hustler – Court modifies the terms of a permanent injunction

    August / September 2016
    Newsletter: Ideas on Intellectual Property Law

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 549

    Abstract: In a recent decision, LFP IP, LLC v. Hustler Cincinnati, Inc., the Sixth Circuit proved that a court can modify an injunction’s terms in certain circumstances. This article summarizes a case that pitted brother against brother and explains that, while an injunction against a trademark infringer may be permanent, it doesn’t mean its terms are necessarily final. LFP IP, LLC v. Hustler Cincinnati, Inc., No. 15-3135, Jan. 13, 2016 (6th Cir.)

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  • Are your Social Security strategies up to date?

    Spring 2016
    Newsletter: Management & Tax Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 549

    Abstract: The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, signed into law last November, eliminated two Social Security claiming strategies that have been used by many people to maximize their benefits. This article explains the changes and identifies who likely will be affected by the budget deal.

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  • Make the most of peer-to-peer fundraising

    Winter 2014
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 549

    Abstract: Peer-to-peer fundraising events — for example, walks and runs — have become one of the most common ways for nonprofits to raise money. This article offers tips for maximizing and safeguarding those funds. It observes that one of the most effective ways to encourage fundraising by participants is to set goals, and notes the importance of implementing appropriate financial controls from the outset.

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  • Federal court strikes down SEC rule – What it means for the future of proxy access

    Year End 2011
    Newsletter: Public Company Insights

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 549

    Abstract: In July 2011, a federal court struck down on procedural grounds the SEC’s controversial proxy access rule, which would have permitted shareholders to submit proposals to amend a corporation’s bylaws to establish proxy access procedures for shareholder nominees. Whether the SEC tries to re-adopt the rule or adopt a new one, it’s important that public companies be prepared for any eventuality.

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  • Postmortem affairs – What you need to do after a family member’s death

    November / December 2011
    Newsletter: Estate Planner

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 549

    Abstract: Many find themselves at a loss regarding taking care of a loved one’s legal and financial matters after death. This article walks through the steps, including locating the loved one’s will or living trust document; conducting an inventory of assets and liabilities; and attending to life insurance and Social Security benefits.

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  • Be prepared: New accounting standards are fast approaching

    November / December 2010
    Newsletter: Real Estate Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 549

    Abstract: Since 2008, the United States has been slowly moving closer to adopting International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Transitioning to IFRS from U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), seen by most experts as inevitable, could have significant consequences. This article discusses the differences between GAAP and IFRS and explains how they pertain to real estate companies.

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