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Professional
// April 28, 2016

Fundraising. Fundraising. Fundraising. A critical component to every nonprofit organization’s mission is ensuring both their short and long-term financial stability. With increasing competition for donor funds and changes in government grant programs, nonprofits are constantly looking for new ways to fund their operations and secure their financial futures. Online and mobile giving is a new…

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CEO Message
// April 28, 2016

As technology continues to develop and dominate the world of business, many are under the incorrect assumption that we will one day sit back and watch machines do all of the jobs humans once performed. While computers and programs assist with making processes faster and more efficient, one thing is certain: they can never completely…

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DPSI
// April 28, 2016

“Pharma bro” Martin Shkreli, previous CEO of the companies Retrophin and Turing Pharmaceuticals, has been in the news lately for jacking up the price of an AIDS treatment by more than 5,000 percent. He has since been arrested for allegations of securities fraud related to his time as CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals. As if that…

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Services
// April 28, 2016

As one of our favorite cartoon characters, Snoopy, painfully concluded after several attempts to compose a sentence, “Writing is hard!” We’ve all experienced the frustration of trying to put into words what’s in our head, but investing in developing your writing skills has a big payoff. Here are some reasons why. Good writing saves time….

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Commercial
// April 28, 2016

Being the owner of a small janitorial services company can be hard. While the International Janitorial Cleaning Services Association claims that this is a $94.5 billion industry that employed 2,360,600 people in the U.S. in 2014, the smaller companies are not getting the biggest piece of that pie. In the U.S., 765,000 small janitorial operations…

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Commercial
// April 28, 2016

If your customer is operating a business, the need for primary insurance coverage is evident; however, how often do you reach beyond that coverage request and provide a customer with a quote for excess or umbrella coverage? In our litigious world, liability suits brought against business and building owners are only increasing. A simple slip and…

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Liquor
// April 28, 2016

Art galleries periodically hold wine and cheese openings to feature new artists. Social service organizations hold multiple fundraising “beef and beer” events to promote their cause and gain new recruits. Condominium associations hold regular board meetings followed by a wine reception. Many businesses and nonprofit organizations that are not in the “liquor business” use these…

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Nonprofit
// April 28, 2016

Houses of worship provide many services to their communities, ranging from worship services and education to outreach, missions and other charitable activities. However, many houses of worship operate on small budgets, and small losses often have a large impact if proper insurance coverage is not in place. For this reason, it’s very important to have…

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Personal
// April 28, 2016

With over 28 million residential real estate investors in the marketplace, identifying property and liability loss exposures in a residential property can be the difference between a successful and devastating financial year. Landlords and renters are each susceptible to different types of loss exposures, and the first step to protect themselves should be obtaining the…

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DPSI
// April 28, 2016

“Nearshoring” is a growing trend where manufacturers move their main manufacturing plants back to North America. This is an important phenomenon in the industry because it affects all members of the supply chain: suppliers, distributors and retailers, as well as their respective supply chain management techniques. Moving manufacturers back to North America creates centralization for…

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