Today’s CFOs play an increasingly vital role in securing a corporation’s future. Our CFO of the Year award recipients take on that challenging role and go beyond it, working side by side their CEOs to ensure their company’s short- and long-term su...June 1, 2011
Is Utah’s Limited Number of Private Schools Inhibiting Growth?
Utah’s human capital—our young, highly trained workforce—is one of the hottest commodities in the state’s growing economy. It helps the state remain competitive in recruiting new businesses, provides the backbone for existing businesses to grow an...June 1, 2011
Local Techies Recommend Their Favorite Gadgets
In this wireless, paperless, high-tech world, new gadgets are constantly coming out—and newer versions of older gadgets are, too.
We turned to early adopters to discover gadgets that take away some of the hassles of life.
Garmin Forerun...June 1, 2011
Raiding the Retirement Fund Could Shortchange Your Golden Years
Starting a business is a dream for many people. The motivation to start a business may come from being laid off or from a desire to be one’s own boss—or from the urge to launch a second career following retirement. No matter the reason for wanting...June 1, 2011
The legal industry was impacted as strongly by the recession as any other industry. The downturn has crushed the careers of many recent law school graduates, and local firms are searching for ways to keep the talent pipeline flowing. In this round...June 1, 2011
Utah Entrepreneurs are on Top of the Social Media Heap
Friending. Tweeting. Blogging. If you live in Utah, chances are pretty good that you’re doing some or all of these things every day. Salt Lake City is quickly becoming known as a social media hot spot, recently ranking in the top 10 in both Men’s ...June 1, 2011
Lessen the Impacts of Eminent Domain
Every year homeowners, business owners, farmers and tenants have their property taken so it can be used for public projects. Under the federal and the state constitutions, privately owned property can be taken, condemned or acquired through the pr...June 1, 2011
Four Steps to 401(k) Success
Tired of relying on market timing, outstanding security selection and luck to grow your 401(k)? These four steps will help you stay on pace to meet your retirement goals.
Contributing enough to obtain your emp...June 1, 2011
How the 2012 Election Will Impact the State
Every summer brings a boatload of economic news and events—oil prices, the summer job outlook, hurricane season, national park visits and so the list goes. This summer Utahns will also notice an abundance of media attention on the Beehive State a...June 1, 2011
Tourism Fund Paying Dividends to Utah Communities
Tourists to Utah often leave as the state’s greatest cheerleaders. One view of the state’s awe-inspiring redrock formations or one sweet ride down our celebrated slopes turns even the most skeptical into a Utah believer.
The pro...June 1, 2011
Wasatch and Summit counties are at the forefront of economic growth with resurgence in visitors to resorts and state parks. But the communities face tough decisions in planning for the future while preserving the area’s appeal to residents and tou...June 1, 2011
Life Sciences Industry Flourishing in Utah
Utah’s life sciences industry, one of the strongest sectors in the state’s economy, flourished throughout the recession, undaunted by the hard times that plagued almost every other industry.
The life sciences industry has two im...June 1, 2011
How Flying J Emerged From Bankruptcy with New Wings
No one guessed that oil prices would plunge from $145 per barrel to less than $40 per barrel in six months, but that’s exactly what happened between July and December 2008. After hitting an all-time high, the demand for oil dropped signif...June 1, 2011
Small Businesses Work Harder for Commercial Loans
SanSegal Sportswear has thrived in Utah for 33 years. But last November, the company was left in a quandary after its lender pulled the rug out from under an $8 million line of credit.
“They told me in mid November, ‘Don’t...June 1, 2011
They’re innovative, confident and savvy. They own businesses, run vital divisions of large corporations and manage scores of employees. They serve their communities in various nonprofit and professional organizations. In short, they help define Ut...May 1, 2011