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Working to control workers’ compensation bills Posted on 15 Jun 2017 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

Improving workplace safety goes a long way toward controlling workers’ compensation bills. Read more»

Finding, hiring the right workers Posted on 27 Feb 2017 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

Customers are increasing. Sales are improving. Profits are rising. It’s time, you’ve decided, to add a go-getter to your sales staff. But how can you pick the right candidate? The... Read more»

2016-17 State of the Economy Posted on 09 Jan 2017 in the Current Issue categories.

Rising employment, higher wages and continuing gains in housing and business investment help counter concerns about skilled worker shortages. Read more»

Gaining a political edge in your local community Posted on 17 Aug 2016 in the Current Issue categories.

Small businesses can gain an edge in their communities by knowing how to pull the strings their way. Read more»

2015-16 State of the Economy Posted on 17 Dec 2015 in the Current Issue & Featured categories.

How will businesses fare in 2016? Very well, according to experienced marketplace watchers. After several years of gradual progress, the economic stars are aligning in favor of a more robust... Read more»

Small business owners in driver’s seat for bank loans Posted on 02 Dec 2015 in the Blue Flame Blog categories.

Here’s some good financial news for businesses: Banks are flush with money and eager to lend. “Credit is more available than at any time since the Great Recession,” says Walter... Read more»

The Affordable Care Act brings opportunities and complexities for businesses Posted on 15 Mar 2015 in the Business & Current Issue & Featured categories.

Finding quality, affordable health insurance has never been easy. The Affordable Care Act (ACA), passed in 2010 and also known as Obamacare, was introduced in part to solve the health... Read more»

2015 Forecast: Clearing skies, looming clouds Posted on 19 Dec 2014 in the Business & Current Issue & Featured categories.

Rising employment, healthier housing market and willingness of larger corporations to invest in infrastructure should add needed boost to U.S. economy. Blue skies and cool breezes. That’s the economic forecast... Read more»

Tricks of the Trade Show Posted on 04 Apr 2014 in the Events & Featured categories.

Don’t just plan to attend a propane industry event; attend it with a plan to boost your business profits. So much to learn. So many people to see. And so... Read more»