What HVAC Contractors need to know about HVAC Surety Bonds
Published: 03.01.23 By Lisa Trymbiski
Legacy planning for the future success of your business
The four most important elements to understand when planning for the future of your business
Published: 03.01.23 By Keven Prather
Plan now for business transition
Prather advises on business transition and how to prepare for transition both planned for and unexpected
Published: 02.01.23 By Keven Prather
Summary of HVAC regulations from the Department of Energy 2023
All you need to know about SEER Ratings and HVAC regulation changes for 2023
Published: 02.01.23 By Emily Newton
The time to prepare your heirs for inheritance is today
Published: 10.07.22 By Keven Prather
Here’s an uncomfortable truth you need to accept: Someday – hopefully in the very distant future – you are going to die. The good news: You can make that moment …
Published: 05.04.22 By Keven Prather
Many extremely wealthy people have a much better handle than others on a key concept of success: the long game.
Published: 04.01.22 By Keven Prather
Americans—especially the affluent—are some of the most charitable people in the world. * Chances are, you use some of your wealth to support favorite causes or organizations that are important …
Published: 03.01.22 By Keven Prather
Significant wealth can reduce many of life’s troubles—but it can’t eliminate them entirely. Even the richest among us have fears.
Published: 01.29.22 By Keven Prather
For many small to midmarket business owners, few things are more important than main-taining control of the company, minimizing risks, and rewarding the employees who make the company successful. Ownership …
Published: 12.09.21 By Keven Prather
Creating an effective incentive plan that fits the needs of your team is the best way to ensure your management team stays in place and continues to increase business value …
Published: 10.02.21 By Keven Prather
Rules for drug testing employees can be confusing, but it’s neither as complicated nor as impossible as you may think.
Published: 08.30.21 By Jo McGuire
All employees should keep safety top of mind for the good of themselves, your customers and your company.
Published: 05.11.21 By Eric Knaak
Asset protection strategies can build a wall around your wealth to stop others from unjustly taking what’s yours.
Published: 12.09.20 By Keven Prather
The vast majority of business owners don’t have any type of disability insurance in place to protect themselves.
Published: 11.06.20 By Keven Prather
There is increasing global activity to transition to more climate-friendly refrigerants to meet the growing demand.
Published: 10.08.20 By Helen Walter-Terrinoni
Insurance is a means to transfer risk away from their balance sheets to those who are in the business of handling risk: insurance companies.
Published: 09.01.20 By Tom Kaldunski
Life settlements can help life insurance policyholders liberate cash that is currently ties up.
Published: 08.10.20 By Keven Prather
You’ve got options — from sticking with your current coverage to restructuring it into a new policy to eliminating it altogether.
Published: 07.09.20 By Keven Prather
If everyone does their jobs correctly, consumers should notice no difference in accessibility, safety or affordability.
Published: 05.01.20 By Stephen Yurek
Be sure to research what you sell to protect yourself from future product liability issues.
Want to protect yourself and your employees — physically and financially? Here’s what you need to know before buying a worker’s compensation policy.
Published: 09.01.19 By Hannah Sullivan
Refrigerant transitions are happening now, and will have a big impact on both manufacturers and contractors.
The industry is making the steady shift towards low GWP refrigerants.
Because of inaction at the federal level for the past two years, state governments have passed or proposed legislation to phase out HFC refrigerants.
Published: 05.01.19 By Todd Washam
Understanding the law is one element of protecting an employer from potential liability, but preparing an action plan to handle workplace harassment is a very critical step in avoiding problems …
Published: 11.01.18 By Jeffrey S. Ettenger
Regardless of the administration’s stance on the environment, if they’re serious about protecting U.S. jobs and U.S. workers, they must appeal this decision.
Published: 11.01.17 By Howard Weiss
The Environmental Protection Agency released a Final Rule updating it’s Refrigerant Management Program, which is expected to result in significant costs for many sectors of the economy because of the …
Published: 10.28.16 By Michael Weller & Whit Swift
Whether you’re selling a business, buying a business or merging two or more businesses, there are myriad tax and legal issues that need to be navigated, such as financing structure, …
Published: 08.03.16 By Daniel J. Thrailkill
Keep your employees’ hands on the wheel and eyes on the road. There are many scenarios in which employers have been found liable for injuries — here’s what you can …
Published: 02.01.16 By Joseph Dreesen & Catherine Cano
Instead of focusing on finding the best insurance policy for when an accident occurs, why not focus on preventing it from happening in the first place?
Published: 06.08.15 By Matthew Stangle
As more states legalize marijuana, employers should know they still have the right to a drug-free workplace policy.
Published: 04.01.15 By Jo McGuire
A good business attorney provides vital assistance in almost every aspect of your business. Here’s what you need to know to hire an attorney before you actually need one.
Published: 03.01.15 By Pete Grasso
With geographical expansion comes a variety of tax and business regulations you need to be aware of in order to remain in compliance.
Published: 02.01.15 By Daniel J. Thrailkill
Knowing how to classify employees can be the difference between profit and disaster.
Published: 01.05.15 By Christopher Boman