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Feb. 26, 2015
| We All Die
We all die. It's the common element that binds all life together, particularly humans, but for those of us who are fortunate enough to have an estate left over for loved ones or charity, what happens to our wealth after we die can be complicated. One of the most important choices when planning a ...
Posted by SamuelClemens at 10:37 a.m. | Talkbacks
Nov. 18, 2014
| Renovating Your Existing Miniature Garden
Just like creating a new miniature garden, renovating an existing one is fun. You can easily go into your own world of imagination and create a miniature garden that you will love to show off.Renovation not only improves the appearance, but also extends the life of your miniature garden. Unlike r...
Posted by Miniaturegardening at 1:00 a.m. | Talkbacks
Nov. 13, 2014
| Simple Tips for Winter Work
By: Tony Matera / twitter @Insuring_WI Sadly the winter jackets are out, the holiday music is playing, even saw some lights being hung in the downtown today. All a constant reminder that Wisconsin's second (and longest season) is here. For that reason I wanted to share with those who find themse...
Posted by TonyMatera at 3:36 p.m. | Talkbacks
July 29, 2014
| Gas Prices Die Hard
Die Hard is a classic tale of surviving the unexpected by relying on wits and determination. Surviving long enough, that is, to buy time until ample help arrives. Of course, this particular story is shot through the lens of a film camera so the flair for the dramatic is obviously dialed up. Case ...
Posted by paulwinghart at 9:23 a.m. | Talkbacks
July 13, 2014
| I Love It When A Plan Comes Together & I Pity the Fools Who Don't
A victory lap is pretty rare in the financial industry and never welcomed. After all, who needs a pat on the back for doing their job not to mention the compensation (or the perception thereof) ? Also, it can be a solitary affair since if the predictions stand out as exemplary, it is only because...
Posted by paulwinghart at 7:07 p.m. | Talkbacks
Feb. 3, 2014
| Winter Safety Preventing Slips and Falls
By: Tony Matera / twitter @Insuring_WI This winter has been brutally cold with a constant threat of snow and ice almost every other day. This time of year it is no surprise that the insurance world sees a severe spike in claims revolving around the slip and fall on ice, by both employee...
Posted by TonyMatera at 8:43 a.m. | Talkbacks
Jan. 6, 2014
| Is Your Small Business Advertising just White Noise?
Recently I volunteered to take part in a Q & A session on a small business marketing forum. I know that every small business owner, myself included, thinks about the topic often. I sidelined my scheduled article this week to share the discussion with all of you. The question directed at ...
Posted by Wildstylez at 4:05 p.m. | Talkbacks
Oct. 30, 2013
| Now Why Didn't They Think of that Earlier?
Now Why Didn't They Think of that Earlier? - October 29th, 2013by Paul WinghartIt is hard not to marvel at the instant impact certain innovations make on our standard of livings. Let’s face it, they are almost impossible to ignore. You know the ones I’m talking about. Those things tha...
Posted by paulwinghart at 10:02 a.m. | Talkbacks
June 6, 2013
| The Summer of Smart (Eating?)
George Orwell is famous for a number of works, but none is perhaps truer in the economic sense anyway then his famous quote about needing a constant struggle in order to see in front of our collective noses. After all, constant struggles are not in short supply these days. We have an economy th...
Posted by paulwinghart at 11:16 p.m. | Talkbacks
May 27, 2013
| Could the End of Bernankes Term Herald the End of Uncertainty (as we dont know it)?
Economists have a definition for everything. Take the term “uncertainty” for instance. To the rest of us, uncertainty translates into an absolute lack of knowledge. No one ever said they faced a “sort of” certain future. No, when we say the future is uncertain, we ...
Posted by paulwinghart at 8:08 p.m. | Talkbacks