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Dec. 13, 2011
| BVEN Boutique Gives Consumers Upper Hand with Boutique Shopping
With the current economic state, more and more consumers are scrutinizing their purchases. I see it daily at my boutique and online store@ http://www.bvenboutique.com. Consumers have the upper hand now to shop boutique and get deals at unheard of prices. I for one, am liquidating ...
Posted by bvenboutique at 12:51 p.m. | Talkbacks
Dec. 9, 2011
| If WisDOT Built Buildings.
If WisDOT were to build a building--similar to say Milwaukee's US Bank building--using the Hoan Bridge as a model, what would their building look like? Let's imagine a conversation with a spokesperson from WisDOT:How tall is your building? "Same as the US Bank tower, 42 stories.&...
Posted by Honest_Abe at 7:36 p.m. | Talkbacks
Dec. 1, 2011
| Where's our $240 Million?
WisDOT official defends spending $240 M to store snow on the Hoan by singing, ‘Let it snow. Let it snow. Let it snow.’The controversy erupted after a Milwaukee paper printed a story comparing the Golden Gate Bridge to the Hoan. The State, under mounting public pressure, is studying th...
Posted by Honest_Abe at 10:11 p.m. | Talkbacks
Nov. 18, 2011
| Am I too small for Directors and Officers coverage?
By: Tony Matera / twitter @WI_InsSolutions No longer a boutique coverage offered to round out high level corporate insurance accounts Directors and Officers Liability Insurance (D&O) is something all business and non-for-profit organizations need to ask their agent about. D&...
Posted by TonyMatera at 11:36 a.m. | Talkbacks
Nov. 8, 2011
| Common Requests Can Lead to Major Risk Exposure
By: Tony Matera / twitter @WI_InsSolutions One of the most common requests we receive from our clients is for a Certificate of Insurance. A harmless request by our clients to provide proof of coverage and limits to a third party that they have entered into a working relationship with that they ha...
Posted by TonyMatera at 11:05 a.m. | Talkbacks
Oct. 25, 2011
| An Insurance Buying Guide for Property Managers
By- Tony Matera / twitter: @WI_InsSolutions If you have a single family dwelling or you manage a property portfolio of thousands of units you may have noticed a trend recently. Insurance rates are beginning to increase slightly. The market maybe firming up but that doesn't mean you can't p...
Posted by TonyMatera at 10:14 a.m. | Talkbacks
Aug. 16, 2011
| Wisconsin Conceal Carry Training Questions Still Linger
With Wisconsin becoming the 49th state to legalize some form of concealed carry, there are a ton of lingering questions. The same was true in Iowa as they just changed to SHALL ISSUE in January of this year. Residents were jumping in line to beat the back log that is almost a guarante...
Posted by ChiefInstructor at 6:11 p.m. | Talkbacks
July 28, 2011
| GS Design & Success: A Match Made in Milwaukee
This weekend, GS Design, a leading Milwaukee branding, digital and design agency, will celebrate its 25th anniversary. For my partner, Marc Tebon, and I, this is a milestone we barely dreamed possible when starting the organization in 1986. With our hot-off-the-presses diplomas from UWM, we began...
Posted by gsdesign at 10:38 p.m. | Talkbacks
March 12, 2011
| Deficits and Debt Out of Control?
The spirit of bipartisanship has not yet transformed intensely partisan Washington D.C., but is evident in substantive as well as symbolic ways. Members of Congress may not be tossing bouquets across the partisan divide, but they did blur party lines in sitting together for Pres. Barack Obama's...
Posted by aicyr at 9:14 p.m. | Talkbacks
Jan. 25, 2011
| China President Rightly Feted in Chicago, Washington D.C.
Pres. Hu Jintao of China has been rightly feted in the United States as the leader of a nation of rapidly expanding power and influence. Both Beijing and Washington now have great global reach. Washington and also Chicago have rolled out particularly wide and rich red carpets for our guests. &nbs...
Posted by aicyr at 4:39 p.m. | Talkbacks