Archive for October 2008

Time to Start Thinking about Holiday Entertaining, Gifts

I love this time of year.  I’m already thinking about decorating the house and getting all kinds of delicious goodies prepared for family and friends that I look forward to welcoming in the weeks ahead. For those of you who still consider this a bit early for holiday planning, then you must be really well

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Through this Door a Community of Opportunity

You know that saying when the going gets tough the tough get going? Well that’s an appropriate term for the small business sector during these tough economic times.  A recent “60-minutes” television show reported that people are continuing to search out and secure loans and support for their entrepreneurial dreams even as the nation watches

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Tough Economy Threatens Growth of New Urban Shopping Centers

After decades of dealing with the blandness of indoor mall shopping, new urban developers found a way to bring the joy of city sidewalk shopping and strolling to the suburbs with the creation of “new urban shopping centers.” Now further development of these shopping oases is being threatened because of the crumbling status of our

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