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Posted: September 14, 2015

Condo Resale Value TipsMaybe you’ll feel it is time to upgrade to a single family home to accommodate your growing family some day, or maybe you will acquire a new job that requires you to move, etc. Whatever the reason, even if you’re …



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Posted: August 24, 2015

Could we Soon See the End of “On Call” ShiftsAs many business owners know, there will always be changes to state legislation as well as changes to company policy that affect the business profit lines. While you want to make sure that your business is successful you must makes …



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Posted: August 17, 2015

IL Renters, Do You Know Your Tenant RightsWhen it comes to rental protection, there are many articles out there that address landlord rights. While landlords should certainly be aware of their risks, tenants have important rights as well. In addition to ensuring you are financially protected from …



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Posted: August 10, 2015

Does Your Company Need Business Auto InsuranceMany businesses are going mobile and taking their services outside of the office. Whether you run your business from your vehicle like a food truck or shipping company, drive a company car, or use your personal vehicle to get to …



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Posted: August 3, 2015

First Craft Beer Festival Joins Annual Taste of ChampaignAs a small business owner, one of the challenges that you face is bringing new and exciting events to your customers to ensure the continued success of your business. New events come with many risks that you want to make …



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Posted: July 31, 2015

Locally Grown Food IL Restaurant Opportunity The evolution of farming has changed drastically over the last few decades. What used to be a family run business, farming has transformed into mass food production by agri-business enterprises. However, local farms located next to consumer markets are proving …



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Posted: July 24, 2015

Mcity Simulation Environment for Autonomous Vehicles University of Michigan has opened a $10 million testing center to promote the development of autonomous and connected vehicles. The 32 acre site opened this past Monday as a result of a partnership between the university, state, and federal government. …



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Posted: July 17, 2015

Top Factors That Affect Car Insurance Rates (Part Two)In our last post, we discussed a few of the top hidden factors that can contribute to Increased Premium Rates. Although any uncertainties should be directed to your local agent, here are another five common scenarios that should be …



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Posted: July 10, 2015

Top Factors That Affect Car Insurance Rates (Part One)As most drivers know, there are multiple factors that contribute to your auto insurance premium rate. However, there are other elements that contribute to your price that should be considered when acquiring an insurance policy. Here are some other ways …



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Posted: July 2, 2015

Cutting the Glass Ceiling Female Discrimination in RestaurantsGender based discrimination has long been a topic of concern in the workplace. Despite the recent increase in women dominated roles in the restaurant industry, there is still an evident “Glass Ceiling” in place, impeding women from advancing their careers. …



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