3D Printing Could Shake Up Construction Industry and Bring Tech to the Moon

Bold Moves: Meet Jason Ballard, the young CEO revolutionizing construction with 3D printing! His company, Icon, aims to create faster, cheaper, and hurricane-resistant homes and is teaming up with NASA for lunar 3D printing.

4 Types of Construction Procurement

Diving into Construction Procurement! Acquiring goods, services, and labor for your project? Explore the diverse methods at your disposal. Check out our breakdown of the four main procurement methods – each with its own set of pros and cons. 

How AI is Propelling the Construction Industry Forward with Efficiency

The $10 trillion construction industry is leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance efficiency and boost global economic contributions. AI-driven tools automate various construction stages, from design to maintenance, offering financial benefits such as improved visibility, faster payments, and collaboration.

Mastering IRS Audits: A Quick Guide for Construction Businesses

As a construction business owner, the thought of an IRS audit can be nerve-wracking. Despite the low annual audit rate (1-2%), recent changes, like the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, hint at a more vigilant IRS. This article provides a great guide to navigate potential pitfalls.

7 Best Money Moves of 2023

In light of our current economy, making sure your money works hard for you is one of the best things to do this year. Here are some ways you can navigate your financial situation, keep tabs on where you are and adjust if you need to.  Shop for a higher return on savings. These days, .....

Insider Threats: Identifying, Mitigating and Preventing Internal Security Risks in Organizations

One of the most devious and often underestimated dangers in cybersecurity comes from within an organization. These dangers originate from individuals within the organization who have access to sensitive data and systems, making them potentially dangerous adversaries capable of causing significant harm. Understanding, identifying, mitigating and preventing these internal security risks are paramount for safeguarding .....

New Personal Finance Provisions in the 2.0 Secure Act

The Continuing Appropriations Act, enacted at the end of 2022, included several provisions that impact retirement plans going forward. Specifically, the legislation enacts SECURE 2.0, an updated version of the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019. The following provisions are financial planning considerations that affect individuals.  Increases Catch-up Contributions  Beginning in .....

Increased Tax Bills Hitting Private Companies – Big and Small

Private companies both large and small are feeling the tax pinch due to changes in the law. With rampant inflation, labor shortages, lingering supply chain issues and increased borrowing costs due to rising interest rates, tax problems are the last thing struggling companies need to face.  While tax rates themselves remain largely unchanged, business’ taxable .....

Employee Spotlight – James Shokal

It’s your time to shine!   What is your favorite movie and/or TV show?  The Marvel movies and TV shows    What did you want to be when you were growing up?    A carpenter    What hobbies do you have?    Disc golf and fishing   What was your first job?  Busser at The .....

8 Ways to Run a Better Construction Business

As a business owner, you know that conventional wisdom is valuable, but few lessons are as impactful as the ones you learn through firsthand experience. In this article, a seasoned masonry pro shares the biggest tips he’s learned through his career as a construction business owner. From balancing traditional methods with technological advancements to creating .....