- ON THE MOVE: Jan. 19, 2014
- BRIEFS: Jan. 19, 2014
SOCIAL SECURITY: Be of service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Jan. 20 is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. On this day, we celebrate the birthday of the civil rights leader and nonviolent activist.
VIDEO: Businesses, development at forefront
Mayor Duke Bennett gave an upbeat report to local business leaders Monday in his annual address to the city’s Chamber of Commerce.
- On the Move: Jan. 12, 2014
KRISTIN CRAIG: Start your year off right with some business resolutions
It’s time for those three dreaded words — New Year’s resolutions. Many of you make them in your personal life, but have you thought about applying those same commitments to your business?
Business Cents: What will be 2014’s business trends?
Mother Nature has started out 2014 with a bang, and as many businesses shut down during our snow storm recently, you may have been considering what will 2014 bring to the Wabash Valley in regards to your company?
Garmong’s Hannum receives Sagamore honor
In a December ceremony at the Indiana Statehouse, Gov. Mike Pence named David Hannum, chairman/CEO of Garmong Construction, a Sagamore of the Wabash.
- BUSINESS BRIEFS: Jan. 12, 2014
SOCIAL SECURITY: Now is time to prepare for tax season
Wise taxpayers may want to take advantage of winter months indoors to prepare for tax filing season this spring. Whether you are a small business owner, a retiree or a new parent, here are some Social Security tax tips that may help you.
- Author to speak on parenting, kids’ finances
Greater Clinton Chamber of Commerce plans dinner
Greater Clinton Chamber of Commerce has set its Annual Dinner for 6 p.m. Jan. 28 in Terra Villa Restaurant and Lounge at 320 N. 9th Street, Clinton.
Report damage from December flooding online
Hoosiers who sustained damage caused by flooding that started Dec. 19 can report damage at: myoracle.in.gov/hs/damage/ia-public.do?method=active&incidentId=IA20131227075303.
Midwest Fiber Recycling acquires Data Management Services
Midwest Fiber Recycling has announced the acquisition of Data Management Services in Terre Haute on Dec. 20. The acquisition will combine DMS’ expertise with Midwest Fiber’s recycling capabilities.
Small Farm Conference to encourage owner success
The second annual Indiana Small Farm Conference, presented by the Purdue Extension, will take place on Feb. 21 and 22 at the Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds in Danville.
Extension small farm clinic set for Thursday
Area Purdue Extension agriculture educators will offer a program for small farmers from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at Ivy Tech Community College Center for Workforce Development, 1700 E. Industrial Drive.
SOCIAL SECURITY: Teasing your brain
January is International Brain Teasers Month. What better time than now to test your knowledge and learn a few things at the same time?
First Financial declares semi-annual dividend
The directors of First Financial Corp. have declared a semi-annual dividend of 48 cents per share payable on Jan. 10, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Jan. 7, 2014. This declaration increases the total dividend paid in 2013 to 96 cents per share, a 1.1 percent increase from 2012.
- Newsmakers: Dec. 29, 2013
- On the Move: Dec. 29, 2013
SOCIAL SECURITY: Resolve to create better retirement plan
Another New Year is just around the corner, offering a new opportunity to improve your life in any number of ways with a wise New Year’s resolution or two. (No doubt, for most of us the possibilities are endless.) But one good idea for many might be creating (or updating) a long-term financial plan.
Graduates ready to begin career at Stark Industries
The graduation ceremony for the first “CNC Machinist NOW” class took place on Dec. 20 on the campus of Vincennes University. The 10 graduates, nine of which are military veterans, will begin working for Stark Industries in Terre Haute within the next two weeks.
Business Cents: The advantages and disadvantages of the commission structure
As many of you may already know, salaries are one of the largest expenses — if not the largest expense — of a company.
ISU students taste success in ‘sweet’ project
While Dana Miller savored the samples of pastry to determine which would be served as her wedding cake, she didn’t think it would serve up another inspiration: a startup business venture.
SOCIAL SECURITY: Some FAQs on Social Security
Q: I’m getting married soon. How can I get my name changed on my Social Security card?
- ON THE MOVE: Dec. 22, 2013
- NEWSMAKERS: Dec. 22, 2013
BUSINESS CENTS: Hands-on approach hikes customer loyalty
What do you do to retain your customers? Have you developed a marketing plan? Have you composed a calendar to determine when you will launch and participate in advertising activities?
SOCIAL SECURITY: Avoid winter’s perils by going online for SS business
Although it seems to have come a bit early this year, Old Man Winter officially arrives Dec. 21.
- On THE MOVE: Dec. 15, 2013
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