Closely Held Businesses and Compensation Plans: How to ARM Your Select Employees for Success

Closely Held Businesses and Compensation Plans How to ARM Your Select Employees for Success Provided By:  Brian Kelly, Northwestern Mutual Most business owners would love to have employees who are as passionate about the company as they are. It makes sense: The future of a closely-held or family business depends on how securely its select […]

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A Need-to-Know Checklist on Long-Term Care

A Need-to-Know Checklist on Long-Term Care Provided By:  Terence R Mc Tigue, Northwestern Mutual  Long-term care planning is a particularly relevant issue in this economic environment of market volatility and rising financial concerns.  When people experience difficult times, we tend to take stock of our fundamental needs and re-focus our attention on the basics. You […]

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Internet bandwidth: quantity vs. quality

Internet bandwidth: quantity vs. quality BY GREG ARVIG, PRESIDENT, NEXTERA COMMUNICATIONS Internet with Quality of Service can drive up performance for cloud-based software, among other applications Does your company perform tasks that include streaming video, VoIP, cloud-based applications and other multimedia? If the answer is yes, consider Internet with Quality of Service (QoS) controls to […]

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