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Con-do or con-don’t: what to know about condo investment properties

Corazon Gritar •
Len Penzo dot Com
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There’s no denying the fact that real estate investments, when executed properly, can lead to a number of financial rewards. But while most investors think of single and multi-family homes as being the wisest investments, many people underestimate the viability of condos as a real estate investment property. While there are a number of considerations

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The Mural Building: American Writers Museum

Wintrust
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“Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground.” – Frederick Douglass (1818 – 1895) Two hundred years ago, author and orator Frederick Douglass was born into slavery in Maryland. He bravely escaped and became an activist for the abolitionist movement through his powerful

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Four impactful employee engagement strategies for small budgets

Heidi Lynne Kurter •
Forbes

  Employees don’t require a lavish, Google-sized budget to motivate them. Simple, thoughtful and cost-effective strategies can go a long way in building a sense of community and increasing engagement.  Employee engagement doesn’t require the budget of Google to be impactful. In fact, most employees value stronger relationships with their managers and colleagues. Managers who

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