Tips for Fighting the Winter Five
Here we are approaching winter, those extra “holiday pounds” looming on the horizon. Studies have shown that most people gain an average of only one pound over the holidays. The bad news is that we don’t ever lose that pound, ...October 1, 2011
A Small Tech Firm Bootstraps its Way to Success
In November 2006, unemployment in Utah hit a record low of 2.5 percent. Everyone was happy, except for HR executives trying to locate qualified applicants for their job postings. Finding people to fill technology and engineering positions was d...October 1, 2011
CELEBRATING OUR HEALERS
With unwavering courage and compassion, the 2011 Healthcare Heroes are improving the health and lives of many throughout Utah and the world. From brilliant doctors to comforting volunteers, each Healthcare Hero exemplifies a devotion to bringin...October 1, 2011
Businesses Deal with the Headache of Holiday Scheduling
Holidays offer an annual dilemma for many businesses. Staffing requires a balancing act where managers and business owners must find a way to offer employees time off, while ensuring business operations continue to run at full speed.
A Team...October 1, 2011
Avoid the Debt Trap and Protect Personal Assets
Sometimes, good news comes from bad news. Such is the case when discussing recent small business bankruptcies in the United States.
According to the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), the number of small businesses declaring bankruptcy in...October 1, 2011
Business Leaders Look to Continue Utah’s Export Boom
In his January 2010 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama shared his vision for the future of U.S. exports. “We need to export more of our goods,” he said. “Because the more products we make and sell to other coun...October 1, 2011
Athletic Conference Changes Pay Off for Utah & BYU
A crowd clad in red attire, gathered around the steps of the state capitol building on a hot July day, offered a perfect snapshot of the celebratory mood at the University of Utah. Hundreds of fans and supporters had turned out to celebrate Uta...October 1, 2011
Your Action Plan for New 401(k) Transparency Rules
On October 14, 2010, the retirement game changed with the passage of 404(a)(5), the Department of Labor’s (DOL) overhaul of transparency and the employee nest egg. As a result, beginning in April 2012, fees will now be clearly posted as a...October 1, 2011
Using Patents to Protect Your Million-dollar Idea
Throughout Utah, thousands of inventors tinker in their garages, while companies pour millions into R&D, all hoping to hit the jackpot. But the work’s not done once you’ve yelled “Eureka!” The next step is to protect...October 1, 2011
Even though the market is fluctuating wildly, now is not the time to panic, say our panel of wealth management experts. Now’s the time to make an appointment with your advisor—or find one—and reevaluate your goals with an eye ...October 1, 2011
Fearless in an Uncertain Market
It’s no secret that the real estate market hasn’t been friendly lately. But don’t tell that to Sean Whalen.
Under Whalen’s direction and ownership, Orem-based Property23 seeks out foreclosed properties and helps clie...October 1, 2011
Sandy’s Renowned Art Scene Earns a Standing Ovation
Want to take in the symphony, ballet or musical theater? You’re thinking of heading downtown, but what about Sandy City? Just 20 minutes from the epicenter of arts and culture in Utah is a thriving arts community you simply won’t wa...October 1, 2011
Local Service Organizations Make a Difference at Home and Abroad
Sandy City has a long history of providing service to its residents. Business and government leaders support and manage several service organizations within the city including the Sandy Rotary Club, Honorary Colonel’s Club and the Sandy E...October 1, 2011
Creating a Safe Haven
Linda Martinez Saville operates a place in Sandy where kids are safe and protected. At The Sandy Club: A Safe Place for Boys & Girls, children, parents and grandparents have a resource to develop life skills and create a better home environ...October 1, 2011
The Business Community Thrives in Sandy
The current economic climate may still be uncertain, but continued growth is creating plenty of optimism and excitement for Sandy business owners.
With a prime location, supportive public officials and visionary business leaders, Sandy is a...October 1, 2011