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Dream Big: Blue Haven Barn

Amanda Nelson, founder and owner of Blue Haven in Sioux Falls, South Dakota came up with an idea, put together a plan, and assembled a team. Fast forward: her company is winning awards.

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How gratitude actually grows your financial well-being

Gratitude helps us appreciate who and what fulfills our lives. But growing research also shows gratitude’s benefits stretch beyond feeling good. It improves our health, relationships with other people, and our financial well-being.

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6 quick tips to save money on grocery shopping

The average American spends a quarter of their income on groceries. That is a big slice of your monthly budget. Everyone is looking for ways to cut down their food spending, so here are six quick tips to help you cut down your grocery bill.

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Dream Big: Fortune Transportation

Fortune Transportation, Windom, Minnesota, found its success by specializing and serving the specific needs of a defined set of customers. In the business world, this niche strategy, can serve a business well but often hard to adhere to when planning for growth for the long-term.

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How con artists use scare tactics for scams (and how you can stop them)

Scams can take endless forms, but intimidation scams are the most threatening and familiar. You can probably think of a few: tax scams, imposter scams, and locking you out of your information, to name a few. But when we break down how scare tactics work, it can be easier to spot them and stop them. Here are three ways con artists use scare tactics of scams and how you can stop them.

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What does long-term care insurance cover?

Long-term care insurance can help you climb the financial burdens that long-term health services can be when age, injury, disability, illness or cognitive impairment keeps you from being able to take care of yourself.

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Dream big: how to move up in your career

The U.S. is moving through a period of reckoning with the workplace. For individuals, it can be challenging to know how to navigate these changes in their career trajectory. It’s also about finding work that feels both challenging and fulfilling. Here are our top tips for taking steps to move up in your career.

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Dream Big: Gag Sheet Metal

Owning a business comes with great responsibility. Taking over a family business that’s been around for over 100 years adds yet another layer of complexity. Learn a few tips from Gag Sheet Metal located in New Ulm, Minnesota.

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Smart insurance moves for 4 situations

Smart insurance involves continually reviewing your lifestyle and financial obligations for your family and your business. Keep your coverage current to match and grow with the changes you make personally and professionally.

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What types of business loans are there?

  The right type of financing can help you achieve your dreams and goals as a business owner. There are many different types of business loans specifically for businesses that are designed to fulfill certain needs. While a professional loan officer can help you pick the right financing option for your business’s requirements, start here…
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Busch Brothers recommends consulting your banker when buying a business

Dream Big: Busch Brothers Machining

Busch Brothers Machining in New Prague, MN, like so many other companies are challenged with finding the right combination of controlled growth in terms of customers, materials, and staffing. Busch Brothers also understands the importance of partnering with the right bank and financial partner like Bank Midwest.

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Manage your risk the way you manage your money

Insurance is a necessary but not always high priority item in your business plan. Obviously, you need protection from commonly experienced losses like theft, liability, and employee injury. But are you managing your risk strategically or treating it like something on your to-do list?

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