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Posted By Anonymous on 2018 Mar 22 - 10:46am

One of the more publicized provisions of the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed into law in December was the reduction in tax rates on C corporation net earnings to a flat rate 21 percent from an overall average 35 percent. Since its passage, this provision has been credited with promoting...

Posted By Anonymous on 2018 Mar 22 - 10:38am

In the art of negotiation, the first demand drives the settlement result. Study after study has proven this. Why and how does this happen? This brain trickery (technically a cognitive bias) is known as the “Anchoring Effect.” The first number placed on the negotiation table...

Posted By Spray Gleaves on 2018 Mar 22 - 10:31am

Texas auto insurance rates continue to climb, with the state’s rising population and risk factors like hail, new data shows. “Car insurance rates are at an all-time high nationwide, and rates are rising especially fast in the Dallas/Fort Worth area,” The Zebra, an Austin-based...

Posted By Anonymous on 2018 Mar 22 - 10:25am

Texas’ economy continues to move ahead, propelled by oil prices above $60 per barrel, rising exports, and business optimism over the new federal tax law and economic strength, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas says in its latest Business Outlook Survey. Texas employment growth “...

Posted By Tony Ford on 2018 Mar 22 - 9:57am

Over the past few years, much has been written about “discovering the why behind what we do.” And while I believe that understanding our motivations is core to what inspires us to persevere in the face of opposition, I also believe there’s an opposite force at work that’s...

Posted By Anonymous on 2018 Mar 22 - 9:47am

John Hill’s run-toward-the-roar moment wasn’t organic. It was thrust on him by a devastating heart attack that totally changed the trajectory of his life. Today, Hill is the founder and CEO of The Good Contractors List, a Mansfield-based company that curates contractors in the Fort...

Posted By ScottNishimura2 on 2018 Mar 21 - 10:54am

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Rebecca Montgomery, the government affairs executive for the Fort Worth Transportation Authority, is joining the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce as its top executive for advocacy, one of the four pillars of the organization's recently unveiled strategic plan, the Chamber said Wednesday....

Posted By Scott Nishimura1 on 2018 Mar 20 - 12:11pm

Will Northern has explored just about every nook in real estate, moving from rehabbing historic property in the Texas Hill Country with his father, to being a landman in college, doing assemblages for an oil and gas company, rehabbing houses, and building an agency doing residential and commercial...

Posted By Scott Nishimura1 on 2018 Mar 20 - 11:18am

It’s no secret that Fort Worth City Council member Kelly Allen Gray is skeptical of developers. The YMCA is underway on building a new branch in her district, but years off its original hoped-for schedule after Gray blocked the funding mechanism for the land purchase – a deal to sell...

Posted By Anonymous on 2018 Mar 20 - 11:04am

5:45 a.m. Alarm goes off. I head to the treadmill upstairs to jumpstart my day. 7 a.m. Breakfast with my 13- year-old daughter. We discuss summer plans. She tested into the Duke TIP summer program for creative writing, a talent she gets from her mother. This is my favorite time of the day. 8:15 a...

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