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Whoa—where did summer go? Hopefully you enjoyed it!

Now that we’re making our way into fall, it’s a good time to take stock of your business and personal financial life. Do you need to make any adjustments to hit goals before year end?

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Whoa—where did summer go? Hopefully you enjoyed it!

Now that we’re making our way into fall, it’s a good time to take stock of your business and personal financial life. Do you need to make any adjustments to hit goals before year end?

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The scariest scams to avoid

Halloween is often a season of scary tricks and spine-chilling treats, but there’s nothing scarier than falling victim to fraud. To help avoid this, be aware and take precautionary measures by reviewing the following popular scams and adhering to the safety tips offered.

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Is the time right to hire employees?

Hiring your first employee or expanding your workforce is a big step, but how do you know when the time is right? If you’re unsure, take note of these four telltale signs…

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Achieving success as a solopreneur

Working alone is no easy task. And running a business on your own means that you, and only you, are responsible for your success. Staying focused and efficient is key to successful solopreneurship. Be sure to review the following tips—all focused on helping you rock it as a solo “artist.”

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Is a 'gap' year a good idea?

According to The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), approximately 25 percent of high school seniors take a year off between graduating high school and starting college. However, only about 10 percent did so intentionally. The remaining 15 percent reported taking a gap year to “find themselves.”

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The art of canning produce

The fall harvest inspires many home cooks to give canning a whirl. However, if you’re new to canning, it can be intimidating. While safe canning does require some equipment, it is relatively easy to do once you follow a few simple tips.

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The best Halloween movies quiz

Gather the family around and see if you can match the clues below to the correct Halloween flick. Then create a list of your family friendly favorites to watch during the spookiest season of the year.

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