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Soaring unemployment. A plummeting stock market. Economic recession with no end in sight. Things don't get any better for business brokers,The New Economy more

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Thosewith less than excellent credit face higher interest rates, shorterterms and larger down payments, a credit calculus made possible byFICO. ,The New Economy more

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Yes,but be patient—unfavorable information cannot just be deleted. The datathat go into your credit score can be divided into five categories. ,The New Economy more

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It's not just mortgage payments that are keeping homeowners up atnight-housing expenses in general are on the rise. A recent study by the Center for Housing Policy, the research affiliate of the National,The New Economy more

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Jack Daniels, co-owner of Milwaukee-basedHot Water Products, one of the largest distributors of thermal solarpanels in the Midwest, isn’t one to go with the flow. “We’re not,The New Economy more

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Environmental stewardship is firmly rooted in the texts of the world’s great religions. Jewsand Christians both point to Genesis 2:15, where God tells Adam toabad, or serve, the Garden of Eden. T,None more

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"Welcome to the Brewery Credit Union, the bestplace to save and borrow,” says a friendly, recorded voice at the other end of the line. more

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When Glenda Carter was growing up barefoot in a small Mississippi Delta town, she and her friends had a favorite expression: “Let itride.” “It meant, ‘Let it go, move on,’&,The New Economy more

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What can you do with a stop sign that hasn't already been done? That question nagged Rick Bergholz, CEO of Traffic and Parking Control Co.,The New Economy more

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The financial "bailout" bill will pass Congress and be signed by the president. Provide adequate money. ,The New Economy more

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Climatechange ranked dead last on a list of 10 concerns presented by the sixpage survey. According to the study’s authors, “Most business leadersdo not believe that climate change is a pre,The New Economy more

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The Milwaukee Public Market, the symbol of a rejuvenated Third Ward, will expand this December. more

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Beier and others want to use part of a $200,000 federal Solar City grant to fund a feasibility study. more

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It was during an Amway business convention in Albuquerque some 20 years ago that Ruben Hopkins got his first inkling of what ailed the African-American business community. more

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Although consumer inflation is at a 17-year high, historically high oil prices are not necessarily to blame. ,The New Economy more

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“Thepoint is that 401(k) and similar contribution plans were created toensure that Cool Hand Luke, ,The New Economy more

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The Brewery Credit Union (BCU) has more on tap than just savings accounts and car loans. The community not-for-profit organization also offers BEER, or Brewery Employees Education Resource programs. “Wealways strive to educate,” said Marketing D... more

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Howdid you spend your stimulus check? If you’re like most Americans, youbought gasoline. Since President Bush signed the tax rebate into lawFeb. 13, the average household has spent $1,500 filling the family car,according to research by Wisconsi... more

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Worried Banks More Willing toNegotiate Mortgages Shepherd ,The New Economy more

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