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Employee Spotlight – Kim Lemieux

It’s your time to shine! What is your favorite movie and/or TV show?  Favorite movies – Miss Congeniality/The Proposal  Favorite shows – New Girl, Friends, and Gilmore Girls   What did you want to be when you were growing up?  A math teacher. I was a huge math geek growing up.    What hobbies do you have?  .....

6 Tax Tips for 2023

It’s that time of year again: tax time. And while many of your money-saving options might be limited after Dec. 31, there’s still a lot you can do to help lower your taxes, save money and avoid penalties. Here’s a quick snapshot.  Contribute to Your Retirement Accounts  Yes, doing this will help lower your tax .....

Mega Backdoor Roth IRA

The Roth IRA is a retirement savings account in which you invest only after-tax dollars. Subsequently, all earnings grow tax-free and may be withdrawn tax-free. However, there are limits to who can contribute and how much they can contribute to a Roth IRA.  Federal rules restrict direct contributions to a Roth IRA for high-income earners. .....

Sold Your Home Last Year or Plan to in 2023? If So, Here’s What You Need to Know

The U.S. housing market has been extremely volatile over the past year. Year-over-year growth rates were at highs of 20.1 percent in April 2022, then declined to only 8.6 percent in November – the biggest drop in over 20 years. As a result, many homeowners who sold their homes in 2022 or plan to in .....

6 Strategic Priorities for the Manufacturing Industry in 2023

With 2023 in full swing, the ups and downs of the past years have continued for the manufacturing industry. Now is an excellent time to reassess your organization’s strategic priorities to determine if they are still the best path to accomplishing your goals. In this article, you will find a list of priorities you may want .....

5 Things to Look for in Your Future Leaders

You may have heard the adage, “Great leaders aren’t born, they’re made.” Investing in developing your staff is the best way to ensure you have the visionary leadership you need on your team. In this article from Industry Week, you will learn about five things to look for when identifying potential leaders in your organization and .....

Take a Strategic Approach to Scarcity in 2023

One of the biggest issues impacting supply chains is scarcity. Global, political, and environmental factors continue to lead to a decrease in available resources at nearly all levels, with experts predicting little relief in sight. In this article, you will find strategies to consider and steps you can take to help your business adjust to this new .....

Top 3 Predictions for The Manufacturing Industry In 2023

In a rapidly changing world, sophisticated industries like manufacturing are influenced by many factors. With so many variables, it can be difficult to plan. That’s why being prepared is the best strategy to help you succeed. Read this article from Forbes for an expert’s prediction on the biggest challenges you are likely to face in the industry this year .....

How Manufacturers Can Tackle Supply Chain Costs in 2023

Unsurprisingly, supply chain concerns remain at the top of most manufacturers’ priority lists. Savvy businesses are looking to the future, thinking not only about how to manage obstacles in the present but also about how to build a more resilient supply chain in the future. Specifically, one that is insulated against external factors and unpredicted .....

2023 Construction Costs Outlook Remains Volatile

A new year has begun, but the construction industry faces many familiar challenges, in the form of labor shortages, inflation, and supply chain issues. As managers do their best to create accurate budgets, a solid understanding of price fluctuations is the best tool for minimizing project risk and managing expenses. In this article from Construction .....