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  • Got bonding? — The Surety Bond Guarantee program can help

    January / February 2013
    Newsletter: Contractor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 630

    Abstract: For small construction companies, obtaining bonding can be a huge challenge. But the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) may have a solution. The SBA’s Surety Bond Guarantee program helps provide surety bonds of up to $2 million per project for qualified contractors. This article examines these qualifications and the application process, noting that the program may be a good option for construction businesses with limited working capital but a healthy amount of ambition to take on new projects.

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  • DOL issues regulations for service providers’ disclosures

    June / July 2011
    Newsletter: Employee Benefits Update

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 630

    Abstract: The Department of Labor (DOL) has issued regulations that require specific disclosure by companies providing services to qualified plans. The regulations go into effect Jan. 1, 2012. Plans affected include defined contribution plans, defined benefit plans and ERISA 403(b) arrangements. This article reviews the regulations so you can prepare for their implementation.

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  • How to keep your business in the family

    Year End 2010
    Newsletter: Merger & Acquisition Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 630

    Abstract: As business owners approach retirement they must make some important decisions about their company’s future: Sell, dissolve or transfer it to family members. But early preparation is essential, since this kind of business transfer involves several complicated issues — succession and estate and tax planning, not to mention family politics. This article discusses the importance of arriving at an appropriate valuation and preparing the best individuals to be successors.

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  • Risk management: How to use ERM to plan for the worst

    Summer 2009
    Newsletter: Management & Tax Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 630

    Abstract: Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) hasn’t saved every company in these difficult times, but it remains the most viable solution to the numerous and varied risks that companies face during this era of financial uncertainty, globalization and technological change. There are some best practices you can follow in building sound, companywide risk protection. They involve assessing risks, developing a plan, and bringing ERM into the company culture.

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  • New 403(b) plan requirements kick in

    Winter 2009
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 630

    Abstract: If you’re offering a 403(b) plan to your employees, you’ll have more responsibility for plan years that start on or after Jan. 1, 2009, thanks to new IRS rules.

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