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Amidst rising inflation and an uncertain economic environment, it is essential to find ways to optimize your cash flow—and strategies exist! Read more as we discuss the importance of sensitivity analyses and at how a hard look at billing practices and inventory can help. This year, the U.S. Federal Reserve gave the nod for the biggest interest rate hike in 22 years. These rate hikes are the Fed’s main means of slowing demand for goods and services, thereby easing rising inflation—and the economy is in much need of any inflation curtailing right now. In July 2022, the inflation rate in the US...
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Inflation has had a significant impact on businesses and this can lead to a financial stress. However, it is possible for businesses to increase buyer traffic and boost sales even in times of market chaos by employing strategic product and service bundling. Read more here. To combat inflation and slow spending, the US Federal Reserve recently announced the fourth interest rate hike of 2022. Raising interest rates by another three-quarter of a percentage point—after just doing so in June, marking the most significant rate hike in 22 years—will generate even wider ripple effects throughout the...
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Growing group of local, veteran Commercial bankers has 173 years of combined experience in Kansas City metro banking Overland Park, KS – June 21, 2022 — Bank of Blue Valley announces the expansion of its commercial banking team, hiring new talent and the “next generation” of leaders as part of the company’s ongoing growth in the greater Kansas City market. With the bank’s increased emphasis on commercial banking, the appointments of this local team help increase its reach and ensure the bank continues to provide the exceptional level of service that clients have come to expect. New hires...
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While planning your short-term goals, it is always a good idea to take stock of how these shorter-term plans align with your long-term financial goals. Read more here on how to keep things on track with your short-term financial goals. Like most people, you probably have some short-term financial goals in mind. Perhaps you’ve got your eye on a new smartphone or vacation package? Or maybe you’re looking at more big-ticket items, like a new house or a new car? In any case, you need to make sure that your short-term financial goals align with your long-term investments. Let’s dive into the...
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What type of investor are you? Do you prefer to play it safe? Are you looking to take more risks? Do you dive into market research, or do you trust your gut? Let’s find out... What if we told you your investment strategy likely parallels your personality? Your day-to-day decision-making is a great "jumping-off point" for determining what type of investor you are. Aligning your investment strategy with your personality can theoretically help you make the best decisions possible. After all, if you're not one to take unnecessary risks in life, why would you do so with your money? Let's explore...