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October 4, 2015

Banking & Finance

1031s: The Investment-Property Tax Shelter

More real estate investors are becoming familiar with the number 1031. That's the Internal Revenue Code that allows investment-property owners to delay paying taxes on a sale if they buy similar investment properties. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

A Wealth of Information

Concerns about long-term investing among many economic groups are explored, including those getting ready for retirement, millionaires, and even children. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006


The state's effort to help African-American entrepreneurs has suffered from paltry funding and a breakdown of accountability by the organizations set up to loan the money. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2006

Southeast: Sure and Steady Growth

Rural incentives and big-city resources are right for business. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Central/Space Coast: All Systems Are Go for Growth

Businesses thrive on solid roots in aviation and tourism. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Tampa Bay: Reaching New Heights

High-impact industries drive growth to new heights. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Northeast: Solid Past, Vibrant Future

Economic diversity fuels success for new and expanding firms. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Rural Advantages

Growing businesses find plenty of room in Florida's rural counties. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Urban Advantages

Unique opportunities await businesses in urban locations. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Florida Fast Facts

Population, Economy, Location, Trade, Jobs, Technology, Finance, Defense, Education, Telecommunications, Quality of Life. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

The Battle For Your Money

Already well established as providers of financial products like CDs, money market accounts and mortgages, credit unions are trying hard to move even further into territory once dominated exclusively by banks. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Top 10 Reasons to Do Business in Florida

1. Leadership Florida has a robust base of technology- driven businesses, with 19,838 high-tech companies employing 265,484 high-tech/high-skill workers, plus a significant and growing presence in many new economy sectors.... Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Incentives Boost Success

Florida's competitive fiscal incentives pay dividends to businesses and residents alike. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Growing the Future

Key industry sectors prosper in Florida's fertile business climate. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006


Your accountant will probably handle most of the details, but it's still wise to keep abreast of changes in federal and state tax requirements that can have a big impact on your business. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2006

Money & Pensions

Growing businesses often can't rely only on internal cash flow to fund expansion, but it's often hard to find financing. Before tapping that credit card or asking Uncle Joe for a loan to tide you over... Read more »
Published on 6/1/2006

Business Planning

Prepare a plan and use it when making financial, marketing and other decisions about the company Read more »
Published on 6/1/2006


Regulatory reforms and skittish investors have combined to make it harder for companies to make initial public offerings. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2006

Bank Boom

In just the first three quarters of last year, banks opened 57 branches in southeast Florida -- 30 in Palm Beach County alone. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006


Eyeing the booming municipal bond business in Florida, Orlando-based Broad & Cassel has launched a mu-nicipal finance and capital projects group. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2006

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