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David Korbelik has joined Beck Ag as Director of Business Development. The winner of the American Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers Collegiate Discussion Meet announced at the American Farm Bureau Federation FUSION Conference in Nashville earlier this month is Levy Randolph of California. Show More Summary

With Brand Relevance Fading, BBB Strikes Deal With Porch to Distribute Ratings

6 days agoMedia / New Media : Screenwerk

While the non-profit Better Business Bureau (BBB) may still have some relevance to some consumers and businesses in terms of dispute resolution, its brand has become almost totally diluted and irrelevant in the digitally dominated world of local business search. For years there has been a dormant opportunity for BBB to do something online that would reinsert […]

5 Ways to Balance Business With Family

Left unchecked, your business could ruin your family life. Here’s how to keep balance. — The Bureau of Labor Statistics, as reported on, found that the average American works just 33.8 hours per week. The average small business owner, on the other hand, reports working at least 50 hours per week. Show More Summary

Former New York State senator tells Albany Times Union journalist he needs to get laid

Casey Seiler, the Albany Times Union’s Capital bureau chief, reported Monday that former New York State senator Greg Ball’s campaign paid $2,470 to Ball’s current business partner. Ball, who is CEO of Black Stone Global LLC, tweeted: @TUCapCon @CaseySeiler you really need to go get laid. Your fixation on me is scary. — Greg Ball … Read More

CFPB Orders Mortgage Company To Pay $2M Penalty For Deceptive Advertising & Kickbacks

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau continued its ongoing crackdown of companies deceptively marketing products to U.S. veterans by ordering NewDay Financial, LLC to pay $2 million and revamp its business practices. The CFPB announced...Show More Summary

BLS: Jobs Openings at 5.0 million in December, Up 28% Year-over-year

From the BLS: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary There were 5.0 million job openings on the last business day of December, little changed from 4.8 million in November, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.......Quits are generally voluntary separations initiated by the employee. Show More Summary

Bob Orr Gets a Festive CBS Send-off

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

CBS Newsers packed Oyamel Cocina last night for a Bob Orr send-off. The longtime justice and homeland security correspondent is retiring after 22 years with CBS News and 40 years in the business. CBS News bureau chief Chris Isham, deputy...Show More Summary

State Says Bakery Discriminated Against Same-Sex Couple By Refusing To Make Wedding Cake

Two years after an Oregon bakery refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple, the state’s Bureau of Labor and Industries says the business discriminated against the two women and as such, will have to pay up to $105,000 in fines. The bakery shut its doors in September 2013, and is now on the hook for … [More]

'Bad Girls Club' Star Judi Jackson -- Yes, My Customers Got Screwed ... But Let's Makeup

"Bad Girls Club" star Judi Jackson is getting pounded by the Better Business Bureau for allegedly leaving a ton of customers in the lerch -- so, now she's firing up the bus and throwing it in reverse.BEEP BEEP BEEP BEEPJackson tells TMZ...…

FCC: WiFi Blocking Is Illegal And We'll Prosecute

The FCC today issued a stern reminder to businesses that blocking or jamming WiFi signals for any reason is illegal. "Willful or malicious interference with WiFi hotspots is illegal," said the FCC. "The Enforcement Bureau has seen aShow More Summary

Pentagon Commission: $25B/Year Savings to Be Had

The Pentagon’s Defense Business Bureau, an advisory group designed to give private sector expertise to senior leaders, announced its global analysis of DoD practices found potential savings of about $25 billion per year, to be squeezed mostly out of logistics, procurement, property management, HR, and healthcare, in that order. The savings presume a capacity for […]

Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Loan Officers Accused of Taking Kickbacks

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said that more than 100 former Wells Fargo loan officers and half a dozen from JPMorgan Chase accepted kickbacks to steer business to a now defunct title insurance company. The banks agreed to pay a total of about $36 million.

An Entrepreneur's Guide to Taking Over the Family Business

Jessica Johnson, president of Johnson Security Bureau, speaks at the Inc. Women's Summit about taking over her family's business amidst her father's failing health.

18 Things That Shocked Me When I Moved From New York To London

In December, I relocated from New York to London to work for Business Insider's newly opened UK bureau. I'd never set foot in Europe before moving here, so it's been an adjustment. The differences between London and New York might not faze a seasoned traveler. Show More Summary

San Diego Sun Sets on AFBF Convention

The sun was just going down over the bay in San Diego when we walked out of the convention center at the conclusion of the business meeting of the 96th annual American Farm Bureau convention Tuesday after voting delegates approved resolutions for the coming year. AFBF president Bob Stallman held his traditional end of the meeting press conference with the... Read More

BLS: Jobs Openings at 5.0 million in November, Up 21% Year-over-year

From the BLS: Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary There were 5.0 million job openings on the last business day of November, little changed from 4.8 million in October, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.......Quits are generally voluntary separations initiated by the employee. Show More Summary

These Industries Benefit Most From Falling Energy Costs

Businesses and consumers alike love falling energy costs. Obviously, the more energy-intensive users benefit the most from the recent ~40% plunge in oil prices. "US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) data show that energy input costs equate to more than 2% of US private industry gross output (revenues)," Goldman Sachs' David Kostin noted. Show More Summary

December Employment Report: 252,000 Jobs, 5.6% Unemployment Rate

From the BLS: Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 252,000 in December, and the unemployment rate declined to 5.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains occurred in professional and business services, construction, food services and drinking places, health care, and manufacturing.... Show More Summary

Random Comics News Story Round-Up

Todd Klein on Dark Horse Presents #35. Zainab Akhtar on CBSP Fairytales For Bad Bitches. Marjorie Ingall on Above The Dreamless Dead. what sounds like the collapse of a disorganized con leads to some better business bureau advice. If you don't know the people with whom you're working, you're always at risk. Show More Summary

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