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  • July 16, 2019

    Bank Relationships—A Painful Lesson

    We have a construction client who’s been in business for quite a few years. They have a small balance on the building’s mortgage, a Line of Credit, and a few truck loans. Twice a year, the banker would stop by, say high, pick up the CPA’s annual Financial Report and be on their merry way. […]

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  • July 10, 2019

    Android Phones—Changes are Coming

    August 1st, Android is set to make a new release that will require Android specific programs to have 64-bit Builds. As software companies make changes to meet these new requirements, some older cell phones may have issues running the replacement (or new) apps. It’s very likely that new apps, or newly updated apps coming out […]

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  • July 03, 2019

    Are YOU Prepared For The End Of Windows 7?

    On January 14, 2020, the world will bid a fond farewell to the beloved Windows 7 operating system. Well, sort of. Microsoft has declared that, after that date, it will no longer update or support the system. It’s the final nail in the coffin for a trustworthy, oft-touted software package that’s been running on fumes […]

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  • June 26, 2019

    The Power of the Other by Dr. Henry Cloud

    Dr. Cloud starts this book with a neglected truth. To get more out of life, each of us needs to improve ourselves, our self-discipline, our commitments; but there’s more to the formula. Ask anyone who’s really ‘made it’ or been interviewed about their success, and there’s always someone who helped make it possible. Many people […]

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  • June 20, 2019

    The #1 Way Hackers Access Your Network

    It’s easy to imagine the hackers attacking your network as a team of computer masterminds. But in reality, the vast majority of data breaches don’t occur from some genius hacking into the mainframe. According to Trace Security, a full 81% of breaches happen as a result of poorly constructed passwords. Luckily, avoiding this is pretty […]

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  • June 13, 2019

    How Do Hackers Figure Out How to Trick us?

    In the wake of unprecedented rates of digital crime, with the cost and frequency of data breaches constantly skyrocketing year after year, companies all over the world have been forced to scramble for solutions. There’s an arms race running behind the scenes of every piece of technology we use in business today, as cyber security […]

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  • June 05, 2019

    Sick of the Robo calls? Here’s an option…

    We’ve been receiving dozens of calls to our cell phones, from lots of different phone numbers, telling us that the health care deadline has been extended and…; then we hang up, annoyed. Our Aunt in California is receiving a relentless amount of calls saying her Social Security number has been compromised and she needs to […]

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  • May 29, 2019

    2 Places to Never Cut Corners on IT

    Today’s technology empowers business owners in ways that would have seemed incredible even 10 years ago. With a humming network connecting your team to the rest of the world, and with just a few simple keystrokes, your organization can complete tasks that used to take days. However, the endless possibility that accompanies technological advancement comes […]

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  • May 15, 2019

    How Do I Kick People Out of S100C

    There are a few tasks in Sage 100 Contractor that require Exclusive Access. For some of us, every month when we want to roll the posting period forward, we send out a nice reminder for everyone to log off. At the appointed time, we check the box and hope that we’ll be pleasantly surprised— but […]

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  • April 24, 2019

    Disney U by Doug Lipp

    I had an opportunity to hear Doug Lipp speak at an industry event. He has passion for his topic, and was ready to give us some specific take-aways to bring back to our businesses. What I remember the best is his statement, ‘Snow White Never Has a Bad Day.’ How do you pull that off? […]

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