Business Category

  • Your New Calling

    Pursuing Your Passions – Your New Calling

    From childhood dreams to higher education to pounding the proverbial pavement, a lot goes into establishing and advancing a chosen career. So when thoughts arise about a change, common questions can follow. What am I thinking? Is this possible? Do I want to be the “new person” again? Or, if the change comes from a […]

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  • 2nd Quarter Market Perspectives 2019

    Despite numerous headwinds, 2019 is gearing up to be a celebratory year with record-breaking achievements on many financial and economic fronts. The U.S. economy and various financial markets are poised to achieve historic milestones, some set to take place in the upcoming quarter. The U.S. is the beacon of the global economy, with positive growth […]

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  • Nine Things a Business Owner Should Know After Tax Reform

    Quarterly Update: 2nd Quarter 2019 As a business owner, you should be aware of some recent federal tax legislation changes. Many of the changes can affect the bottom line for the business as well as you as the business owner — some in a good way and some in a bad way. 1) The taxable income […]

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  • Business Planning

    Being Successful in Business: Spoken from 36 Years of Experience

      1st Quarter Shobe Insights 2019 While hard work and tenacity are important in maintaining a business, there are some key factors that contribute largely to a business’ long-term success. Celebrating being a part of the Baton Rouge business community for 36 years, we offer our own experience in building business longevity: Build a great […]

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  • How Can I Protect Myself from Digital Deception?

      Imagine that you receive an email with an urgent message asking you to verify your banking information by clicking on a link. Or maybe you get an enticing text message claiming that you’ve won a free vacation to the destination of your choice — all you have to do is click on the link […]

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  • Medicare and Employee

    Medicare and Your Employer Health Plan

      If you plan to continue working after you reach age 65, you may be wondering how Medicare coordinates with your employer’s group health plan. When you’re eligible for both types of coverage, you’ll need to consider the benefits and costs, and navigate an array of rules. How does Medicare work with your group health […]

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