Archive | October, 2012

It appears health care just now getting the memo on business

October 29, 2012

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I don’t understand why doctors have special parking spaces near the front door, while their barely ambulatory patients have to park in the back 40. My investment company is a service business. As such, we are constantly trying to improve our customer service. We return calls promptly. We put customer concerns at the top of […]

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The process, which is what is important, is beyond reproach

October 22, 2012

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I am hopping mad! Jack Welch and others have taken to the air waves suggesting the latest economic data on jobs has been manipulated. They have no evidence, but that hasn’t stopped them from claiming that government information has been “cooked.” Such an accusation reveals an ignorance of the collection and calculation of such data […]

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Webb out of bounds with pronouncement of a new recession

October 5, 2012

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Recessions are part of the business cycle. They are relative, and they are temporary. They can last up to 18 months. The Great Recession, which began with the Financial Crisis of 2008, has been longer and harder than most. Here in Mississippi, we were late to the party. The effects of the contraction hit us […]

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Here’s hoping Fitch has plan for paying for our children’s education future

October 5, 2012

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I was so excited when the State of Mississippi finally started offering a college savings plan. My daughter was 16 and on the edge of qualifying. I plunked down my money for the full four years. By the time “H” headed to college, tuition costs had spiked. It was a great return on my money. […]

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