Review a wide range of topics that affect the business owner and can make the difference between success and failure.

Anonymous Sources- Can You Really Trust Them?

In the aftermath of our most recent election it seems you cannot turn on the television or go online without seeing one story after the other quoting "anonymous sources" as the source of the information being circulated. Unfortunately, as we have seen time after time the "anonymous sources" oftentimes are found to be peddling false [...]

By | 2017-10-23T00:38:17+00:00 June 19th, 2017|General Business|

Avoid Identity Theft; Learn How to Recognize Phishing Scams

Simply ask for it. That’s the easiest way for an identity thief to steal your personal information. Each day, people fall victim to phishing scams through emails, texts or phone calls and mistakenly turn over important data. In turn, cybercriminals try to use that data to file fraudulent tax returns or commit other crimes. The [...]

By | 2017-12-04T21:28:47+00:00 December 7th, 2016|General Business|

Where Have All The Bankers Gone?

By Bill Broich The old Peter, Paul and Mary song “Where have all the flowers gone, long time passing” reflects the changing times centered on the Viet Nam war.  Times changed and where did they go, what has happened?  I think we are in the middle of another change, a change about how we do [...]

By | 2015-06-16T15:31:07+00:00 June 16th, 2015|General Business|

The Times They Are A Changin For Annuities

By Bill Broich I remember the early years in Olympia Washington learning to sell annuities, it was tough.  Not only tough for me but tough for anyone who was anything other than a “stockbroker”.  Not only were our products not fully developed but we were the “ugly” stepchild of the financial world. Annuities were considered a second [...]

By | 2015-05-29T00:02:03+00:00 May 29th, 2015|General Business|

Life Insurance, a New Idea or an Ancient Idea?

So when did the concept of life insurance originate? A much longer time than you might have guess, it originated before the birth of Christ. The Roman army used burial clubs to help each other offset the expense of a burial by spreading the cost of the funeral among the soldiers in the decedent’s regiment. Each Roman soldier helping each other.

By | 2015-05-22T17:18:18+00:00 October 10th, 2013|General Business|

Congress and US (The American People)

A recent opinion poll suggests that the approval rate for congress just set a new record low. The new approval rate for congress as seen by the American people is 10%. Their ridiculous stands are forcing our government to grind to a halt, people will not be paid and services suspended. Is that the only downside? I think it is a far deeper problem, the issue of faith in our elected officials and their ability to do what we elected them for is in deep jeopardy. I am dissatisfied as I am sure you are also.

By | 2015-05-22T17:58:18+00:00 October 1st, 2013|General Business|