Beneficial Ownership Certification- what does that mean for my business?
In May of 2016, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued final rules under the Bank Secrecy act (BSA) to clarify and strengthen customer due diligence (CDD) requirements.Read More
5 key issues for pork producers in 2018
Swine production can be a tough way to make a living on a family farm. Recently, though, money's been good in the hog business, and over the next decade, the U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts slow and steady growth in the U.S. market, despite a prediction that hog prices will decline 8.1 percent this year and 5.9 percent in 2019.Read More
Is the timing right to expand your business?
If you're like a growing number of small-business owners, you might be thinking now is your time to shine.Read More
Why 2018 may be your year to buy a house
Purchasing a house is one of the biggest decisions we make as adults. If the timing is right, it's a great base for building your financial future. Instead of paying a landlord who is probably going to raise the rent every year, you can lock in on one price, plus a portion of your monthly payment builds equity, and later on, when it's time to sell, the hope is it will gain value.Read More
How will the tax bill impact your farm operation?
The tax bill Congress passed generated lots of headlines on how the tax cuts affect big business. But small entrepreneurs, including agricultural producers and farmers, are also coming out winners.Read More