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  • Whose money is it anyway?

    If you build a pile of pension money, they will come. By “they,” I mean people who want to use the money to push their own causes. Read More

  • CNY Tweets - 06/12/17

    Here are some recent tweets that came across the @cnybj Twitter feed, offering various business, personal, and social-media tips. Read More

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    Susan Jablon Mosaics is back from the brink and thriving

    BINGHAMTON — On Sept. 9, 2011, Susan Jablon went underwater, not once but twice. That morning, she signed a mortgage contract with M&T Bank for the purchase of a building in Binghamton, which would serve as the new manufacturing plant for her business — Susan Jablon Mosaics, Inc. Read More

  • Aflac survey: small-business employees are happier

    Small businesses make up more than 90 percent of businesses today, and now they can also claim to be some of the happiest places to work, according to a new survey. The recently issued 2017 Aflac Small Business Happiness Report, unveiled several findings about what it’s like to work for a small business and identified several factors related to employee satisfaction and happiness. Aflac says the survey is designed to serve as a resource for small-business owners looking for insight to “better support their employees and keep them happy.” Read More

  • CNY Tweets - 6/5/17

    Here are some recent tweets that came across the @cnybj Twitter feed, offering various business, personal, and social-media tips. Read More

  • Someone is out to get you; Count on it

    Most of us work at finding ways to do a better job, advance in a career, and become more successful. That’s commendable, but we may differ on how to go about getting there. While most are straightforward, tackling one challenge after another, others do it differently, and their actions leave marks that affect our success. Read More

  • Exploring a Benefit Corporation for your Business Venture

    I have recently seen rising interest on the part of entrepreneurs in filing as a benefit corporation. However, upon discussing the choice, I have come to realize that many need more information about the basics of this type of corporate entity. The following is a basic beginner’s guide to the benefit corporation. Read More

  • How To Stay Young in Retirement

    Here are a few ways to hang onto a little youthful exuberance while aging gracefully in retirement. Read More

  • Upstate Venture Connect study reveals characteristics of emerging growth companies

    SYRACUSE — A recent study commissioned by Syracuse–based nonprofit Upstate Venture Connect (UVC) has revealed some traits of high-growth companies in upstate New York’s innovation economy. Read More