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Do you think the Valley can support three more multi-screen movie theaters? (access required)

No, the failing financial health of families due to the cost of living increases in the Valley is a poor platform to support three new movie theaters. With disposable income down, high ticket prices and movies being released much quicker ...

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Management of your website just got easier (access required)

By Steve Martin Idaho Business Review Brian Ernesto admits to being one of those youngsters whose curiosity sometimes got the better of him. “My parents were afraid to buy me things,” said Ernesto, 29, a native Idahoan who resides in ...

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How do you cope with short holiday work weeks? (access required)

In the financial industry, it’s very important to think ahead and remember your clients’ needs during short holiday weeks. Many clients have monthly interest payments that become delayed during the holidays. To keep you and the client from a frustrating ...

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Do you think the election detracted from productivity? (access required)

I don’t think it had any negative impact on productivity at SourceOne, but more of a shift in topics discussed during normal conversations. It would, however, be safe to say that our Federal Systems Division spent a little more time ...

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The Truss-T Hanger – It's no pipe dream (access required)

Editor’s note: Idaho Innovator is a monthly IBR series, featuring Idaho inventors and their products. By Steve Martin Idaho Business Review Sam Hartwick never allows a supposedly insoluble problem to stop him from completing a project. That determination helped the ...

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How many passwords do you have? Do you remember them all? (access required)

I wish I could tell you how many passwords I have but I can’t remember them all, which tends to be an issue at times. Passwords are a necessity, but can sometimes be a nuisance. Cathy Stevenson Marketing Manager Boise ...

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Finance calendar (access required)

Pension, benefits conference slated Nov. 9 at Empire Center Boise law firm Hawley Troxell Ennis & Hawley will sponsor the Boise chapter of the Western Pension & Benefits Conference at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Empire Conference Center, 205 ...

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Managing money – Teach your children well (access required)

“Young people need to take a look at their grandmothers’ wedding pictures and realize that they will get old. With this realization, they can begin planning for their future.” – Robert Rathbone

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Sprinkler 'Optimizer' revolutionizes lawn-watering (access required)

Editor’s note: This is the first story in a monthly IBR series, featuring Idaho innovators and their products. By Steve Martin Idaho Business Review Larry Haley has always considered himself an idea man. The retired Hewlett-Packard employee has started marketing ...

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