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Inflation is up 8.3% year over year, according to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Many factors — including supply chain disruptions, multi-trillion-dollar government spending packages, the war in Ukraine and economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic — have contributed to higher prices at the gas pumps, on the grocery shelves and elsewhere, as compared to the same time last year.
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Two things in life are certain: death and taxes. While you can't live forever, there are still some ways to collect tax-free income. Here's a list of common federal-income-tax-free opportunities for individuals. 

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As your not-for-profit strives to use its resources as effectively as possible, you might at some point consider outsourcing the functions that fall under your accounting and financial umbrella. But wait: You'll first need to weigh the possible benefits and pitfalls.

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Peak production season can be a nightmare. It's the time you need all employees to show up consistently and pull their weight. But reality is often far removed from the ideal.

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Accidents can happen. There's no way around it. But you can do your best to prevent them and take steps to minimize the damage when they do occur. Here are some ways to help keep your Workers' Compensation premiums down.
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While doctors sometimes "fire" uncooperative or non-paying patients, the reverse can also happen. Patients can become dissatisfied with their current physicians and switch to new ones. Obviously, this might not be good for your pocketbook or reputation. Sometimes, there's nothing you can say to departing patients besides wishing them well. For example, if a patient moves out of the area, you are unlikely to provide future treatment to them. But, in other cases, you can take control over the issues driving patients out the door and make needed changes.
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If your company has a qualified retirement plan or you have set one up in self-employment -- such as a 401(k), profit-sharing, or Keogh plan -- the participants might be allowed to borrow from their accounts. (This option is not available for traditional IRAs, Roth IRAs, SEPs, or SIMPLE-IRAs.)
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Inflation has been heating up and is expected to continue at least into the fall, possibly longer. Where does this forecast leave nervous investors?
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The average cost of a data breach has risen to a record high, according to a new study by the independent research firm Ponemon Institute. The study found that the global average cost grew from $4.24 million per incident in 2021 to $4.35 million in 2022, an increase of roughly 2.6%.

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As manufacturers look for opportunities to cut costs, equipment downtime is an important area to address. A breakdown, even for just an hour, reverberates through the manufacturing process. It can slow or halt production, leave employees idle, and play havoc with just-in-time delivery schedules.

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