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The Big Squeeze

Economic Fallout Hits Utah Employers
Utah’s economy has long been The Little Engine That Could—merrily puffing along while other regions faltered. Compared with the national situation, our economy remained remarkably robust. Now, however, larger economic forces are starting to tak...
February 1, 2009

Forty under 40

Utah’s Rising Stars
Utah’s business community is rich with a youthful and energetic workforce. This year’s lineup is an assemblage of serial entrepreneurs, technology innovators and finance gurus—each bringing something unique to Utah’s dynamic business community. Fo...
January 15, 2009

An Apple A Day

Experts Stress Patient Accountability to Lower Health Care Costs
The latest, most innovative approach to medicine is decidedly low tech: it involves nothing more than the patient sitting and talking with his or her doctor. It also involves all the usual things—checkups, preventive screenings and perhaps some pr...
January 15, 2009

Eco-Em-Powered

Tax Credits Give Incentives for Renewable Energy Use
The cry for development of renewable energy sources has often been drowned by red ink pouring from the ledger. Energy from the sun, wind and water is more expensive to tap than that from conventional sources, such as coal. Now, however, state and ...
January 15, 2009

Jonathan E. Johnson

Jack of all Trades
When Overstock.com hired Jonathan E. Johnson in 2002 as its general counsel, the company got three for the price of one: a businessman, lawyer and political lobbyist all in one man. In July of 2008, Johnson was appointed president of Overstock.com...
January 15, 2009

To Market We Go

Building an Effective E-commerce Website
In the movie “Field of Dreams,” Kevin Costner’s character, Ray, is told to build a baseball diamond in the middle of his Iowa cornfield. After building the field, his friend tells him, “People will come, Ray. People will definitely come.” Many e-b...
January 15, 2009

Hiring Abroad

Stepping Through the Immigration Employment Minefields
Two years ago, federal raids for illegal foreign workers at Swift & Company’s meatpacking plant in Utah, and five other states, nabbed approximately 10 percent of the company’s workforce. In October 2008, immigration agents raided Universal Indust...
January 15, 2009

Investment Wise

Tips for Choosing the Best Mutual Fund
The stock market’s recent ups and downs have caused investors to rethink their current investment allocations and how to reposition their portfolios. But, with more than 10,000 different mutual funds and an increasing number of a relatively new in...
January 15, 2009

Going Once…Going Twice…

Red-hot Real Estate is Up for Grabs
It’s not new news that Utah housing starts are down and foreclosures are up. Residential real estate prices that peaked in 2007 are dropping by the month. Lenders are tightening loan requirements and demanding higher down payments. But, it’s not d...
January 15, 2009

Beyond the Ski Slopes

Utah Offers Plenty to Stomp Out Winter Boredom
How many of Utah’s fun winter activities can you name? If it’s just skiing, skiing and more skiing—with a little snowboarding thrown in for good measure—think again. There are at least as many fun things to do in Utah during the winter as in the s...
January 15, 2009

Hear This

New Technology is Music to the Ears
What do a construction worker, insurance salesman and finance salesman have in common? Better hearing. Dennis Glassburn feels that his years in the heavy construction and rock crushing industries contributed to the hearing loss he experiences t...
January 15, 2009

A Bright Spot

SBA Loans Viable In Good Times and Bad
In the late 1990s, Tom Mansell was increasingly dissatisfied with working for someone else and watching, as he says, “the boss get rich.” That’s when he and his then-wife and partner, Linda, decided to leave city living and open a bed and breakfas...
January 15, 2009

Taking It Home

Telecommuting Options Drive Workplace Success
With the nation’s economic crisis weighing heavily on employer’s minds, many are offering telecommuting to help employees save money and keep them on board. While more and more local companies are offering this work option, it’s nothing new to Uta...
January 15, 2009

Spreading the Word

How “Life Elevated” Put Utah on the Map
How do you capture the image of a state in a tagline, a two or three or four word phrase that tells potential visitors and business partners that your environment is just what they’re looking for? That’s the question state tourism officials sou...
January 15, 2009

Still in a State Above the Rest

2009 Real Estate Forecast
As the nation’s economic health plummeted and housing markets crashed at the end of 2008, Utah’s real estate market enjoyed relative stability—it almost seemed Utah was immune to the surrounding economic problems in the country. Some even called S...
January 15, 2009

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