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Starting a business is always a risk. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, a third of all businesses fail within two years. New owners have to build a customer base, manage costs, comply with local, state and federal taxes and regulations and find good employees, all while trying to maintain their original visions for their companies.

But half of all small businesses survive at least five years, and businesses with fewer than 10 employees make up 75 percent of private-sector employers.

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"Your Money or Your Life," by Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez, was originally published in 1992. Since then, the book has sold more than one million copies and a newly revised fourth edition recently was released as an e-book.

The book takes a "whole systems" approach, integrating your relationship with money – earning, spending and saving – to your overall life values. And this revised edition reflects the dramatic changes that have occurred in the financial landscape since the original was published more than 25 years ago. 

How To Stay Ahead Of A Scam

Mar 5, 2018
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With growing concerns about identity theft, cybersecurity and keeping your personal information safe from hackers, what’s a consumer to do?  If your personal information is compromised or you become a victim of a scam, where do you turn for help? This is National Consumer Protection Week, which aims to provide answers to questions like these.

What CVG's Success Means For Passengers

Feb 22, 2018
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With new carriers and more flights, the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) served 7.8 million passengers in 2017, its largest volume since 2010. The airport also handled more than one million tons of cargo last year.

Cincinnati Auto Expo Highlights Industry Trends

Feb 7, 2018
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The auto industry has been rapidly evolving thanks to new design and manufacturing methods and the increasing incorporation of new computer and communications technologies into vehicles. Electric cars, hybrids, smaller cars and bigger trucks, and now the reality of driverless vehicles, are all changing the attitudes of the American car buyer.

NKY Chamber Women's Initiative And Mentoring

Jan 18, 2018
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The Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Women’s Initiative Annual Breakfast takes place next Wednesday, January 24. Dr. Debra Clary, corporate director for the Leadership Institute at Humana, Inc. will be the keynote speaker at the breakfast, one of the largest professional development and networking events of the year

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From Hollywood to Capitol Hill to the NPR newsroom high profile sexual harassment cases are prompting a national conversation about a pervasive problem. But researchers find low wage workers are more vulnerable to sexual harassment than those in high paid positions and they may have less recourse for reporting the mistreatment.

Northern Kentucky: Gateway To The Bourbon Trail

Nov 29, 2017
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With the Bourbon Trail’s main features being less than 90 minutes away, Northern Kentucky is taking steps to tap into Kentucky’s thriving bourbon industry. Northern Kentucky is now an official gateway to the Bourbon Trail. And the region is promoting it Bourbon Line, three distilleries and a collection of bourbon bars and restaurants.

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Like many local governments, Cincinnati offers incentives to businesses to locate or expand operations in the city, bringing jobs and an economic boost to the area. But a recent Cincinnati Enquirer report of the 180 incentives granted by the city from 2014 through 2016 shows 97 percent of that money went to neighborhoods on the east side of Cincinnati. And that only half of the city's neighborhoods received any incentive money at all for businesses. 

Black Monday: Anniversary Of The Crash

Oct 17, 2017
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This Thursday is the 30th Anniversary of the October 1987 stock market crash that sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeting by almost 23 percent in one day. Markets around the world also fell that day, making this the first contemporary global financial crisis. The huge drop in the Dow remains the largest one-day stock market decline in history, topping even the 1929 crash.

The Challenges Being Faced By The Clifton Market

Oct 12, 2017
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Clifton Market, a co-op store owned by shareholders who paid $200 a share, opened in January on the site of the former Keller’s IGA. Since then it’s struggled financially. 

Nelson Peltz Loses Bid For P&G Board Seat

Oct 10, 2017
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Preliminary reports show Procter & Gamble shareholders rejected the bid by activist investor Nelson Peltz for a seat on the company's board this morning during P&G's annual meeting.

We talk with WCPO Business reporter Dan Monk about the vote outcome and what it will mean to P&G's future operations.

Visual Intelligence, Observation And Perception

Oct 9, 2017
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Astute observation is critical to professional success. By showing people how to look closely at images, Amy Herman, founder and president of The Art of Perception, Inc., helps people hone their “visual intelligence,” a set of skills we all possess but few of us know how to use properly. 

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The P&G Alumni Network helps keep former Procter & Gamble employees connected and provides opportunities for them to give back to their local communities through the P&G Alumni Foundation.

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A cybersecurity breach at Equifax, one of the three major credit bureaus, has compromised the personal data of about 143 million Americans, almost half the country. The company says the cyber thieves were able to steal social security numbers, birth dates, and addresses for a massive number of people.

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Germans get ready to head to the polls in five days for their country’s national elections, deciding on a new Parliament and whether Chancellor Angela Merkel will be elected to a fourth term. It’s an important election because of Germany’s position as the economic and political leader of Europe.

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Activist investor Nelson Peltz is looking to dramatically change Procter & Gamble. Peltz, CEO of Trian Fund Management, is in a proxy battle to win a seat on the P&G board. 

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While the number of women in leadership positions in government and corporate America has increased dramatically since the Sixties, according to a report by the Pew Research Center, as of 2015 women make up 21 percent of the U.S. Senate, 19 percent of the U.S. House, and just under 25 percent of state legislatures. Just under 6 percent of Fortune 500 company CEOs in 2015 were women.

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Cincinnati has long been known as a city for marketing and advertising talent. Next month Brandemonium, a new international brand conference and festival will highlight our region's marketing expertise and bring branding professionals together to share ideas and explore new ways to engage customers. 

Ohio Number One For Student Loan Debt

Aug 29, 2017
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A recent WalletHub study shows Ohio has the most student debt in the country with an average of $30,239 per student.  Nationally, student loan debt stands at a staggering $1.3 trillion.

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