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Income Tax Rules and Regulations

Mar 5, 2014

  If the winter weather isn’t enough to worry about, remember the April 15 tax filing deadline is now just six weeks away. Instructions for Form 1040 run 206 pages, the 1040EZ instruction booklet is 42 pages long. If you’ve already completed your return, congratulations, but if not, there are several changes to watch for this year.

Ohio Companies Set Export Record

Feb 26, 2014
Provided, U.S. Commercial Service

  In 2013 Ohio’s merchandise exports increased by almost 4 percent, growing to $50.5 billion, a record high for the state. The U.S. Commercial Service connects U.S. companies with international buyers, and last year facilitated nearly 15,000 export successes. Marcia Brandstadt, director of the U.S.

Altering Mindset for Effective Conversations

Feb 19, 2014
Provided, Benchmark Communications

  Benchmark Communications CEO and Chairman of The Creating WE Institute, Judith E. Glaser, and Dr. Michael Stabile, Xavier University Department of Educational Leadership and Human Resource Development clinical professor and business consultant, discuss Conversational Intelligence.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Feb 5, 2014
Provided, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

  The Dodd-Frank Act established the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in 2010, with the mission to protect consumers by carrying out federal consumer financial laws, and to ensure that consumers get the information they need to make the financial decisions they believe are best for themselves and their families.   Michael Hurley and Sarah C.

Super Bowl Commercial Competition

Jan 29, 2014

  The Super Bowl is this Sunday, and there is almost as much pre-game hype about what will take place off the field, the commercials.  This year companies will spend $4 million for a 30 seconds of air time.

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Molly Wellmann, and Hancrafted Cocktails

Jan 17, 2014
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Accountant Turned Comic Kent Rader

Jan 15, 2014
Provided, Kent Rader Speaks

  After 17 years as an accountant and healthcare administrator, Kent Rader switched gears and became a successful comic and motivational speaker. Known as the world’s cleanest comedian, he helps people and organizations learn and experience how laughter matters as an effective business tool.

Awesome Collective of Covington

Dec 20, 2013
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Patents and Trademarks in the Digital Age

Dec 18, 2013

  Authors, artists, inventors and businesses rely on copyrights, trademarks and patents to protect their intellectual property. But how effective are these safeguards when almost any work can be downloaded from the internet?

Rookwood Pottery's first retail shop

Dec 13, 2013

For the first time in its long, distinguished history, Rookwood Pottery now has an offsite retail store. Our Jane Durrell looks at the Over the Rhine shop and what shoppers can expect to find there with her guest, Dorothy Hoffman, Retail Sales Director for the Rookwood Pottery Company.

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  Cincinnati’s Kenner Products introduced the Easy-Bake® Oven in 1963, and it quickly became one of the most popular toys in history. Who didn’t make, or taste, one of those tiny cakes? In time to celebrate its 50th birthday, Toy Historian Tod Coopee has written a definitive history of the iconic toy, Light Bulb Baking: A History of the Easy-Bake® Oven. He joins us to talk about the innovation and history of the Easy-Bake® Oven, and why it’s still so popular today.

Like it or not, the holiday shopping season is almost upon us, and I doubt that anyone hates malls more than I do.

Fortunately, the BuyCincy Holiday Event (previously "Cincinnati Unchained") promotes the benefits of shopping locally while bringing holiday traffic to locally-owned, independent businesses in the Greater Cincinnati area.

Raise the Floor, Women in Manufacturing

Nov 13, 2013

  Women currently hold just 10 percent of manufacturing jobs in our region, but a recently launched program at Gateway Community and Technical College is designed to prepare women for stable, high-paying manufacturing careers.

Obamacare Affect on Businesses

Oct 30, 2013

GCF's Big Idea Challenge Winners

Oct 27, 2013

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In a news release, announcing its Black Friday deals, Macy's, based in Cincinnati and New York, says it will open most of its stores Thanksgiving evening.

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After nearly 20 years with the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, President Steve Stevens says he's leaving his job.

Stevens started at the chamber in 1994 to manage government affairs and serve as the Chamber's lobbyist in Frankfort.  He's been president for the past seven years. 

In a release, Stevens says the job's been rewarding to him, but says now is the time to pursue other professional endeavors.  He has not yet set a his departure date. 

Market Overview and Investment Outlook

Oct 2, 2013
Efficient Frontier

While historically the biggest drops in the stock market have taken place in the month of September, October seems to get the blame as the worst month for investing. But is there a best or worst time to put your money in the stock market? Investment Advisor and Writer William Bernstein joins Chris DeSimio and Mark Heyne for a look at the current investment numbers, along with some history and an overview of the markets.

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