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07janfebJanuary/February 2007

Volume 10, Number 1

Feature Stories

Focusing the Spotlight on Financial Matters
Defined benefits vs. defined contributions. Employees not taking a strong enough interest in preparing for their future. Employers wanting to provide assistance, but legally limited in what they can do. Changes to the law that impact the process for all involved. Welcome to the world of workplace retirement planning.
Money on the mind
BizVoice® ReVisited: Financial literacy efforts
Finance column: A changing world for CPAs

Legislative Report: Previewing State and Federal Issues
January 8 kicks off a long session – both in duration and quantity of important issues – for the Indiana General Assembly. A new two-year state budget will be formulated, with a number of factors at play. Taxes, education, health care and more will also be prominent topics.
Property tax roundtable
Indiana Chamber priorities
Federal outlook with Rep. Dan Burton

Preparing Today's and Tomorrow's Workers
What does it take for Indiana businesses to compete in today's economy? There are many variables, but a strong workforce is at or near the top of the list. Providing many of those workers (hopefully with efficient use of taxpayer dollars) are Indiana high schools, while individuals often learn about career opportunities through internship experiences.
"Indiana's Best Buys" report
Interns critical to entrepreneur Scott Jones' efforts
Chamber launches Ready Indiana workforce initiative
AARP survey: Keeping older workers

Community Focus
On the Road to Recovery
As the "Crossroads of America," Indiana has come to rely on its many interstate highways for economic opportunities. Marion is forging a closer tie with I-69 as it seeks to rebound from business struggles and build on recent successes.

Corporate Citizenry: Mark Fauser, Community School of the Arts
Indiana's Leaders:John Earnest, AmbuCare
Member Spotlight:Indiana Wesleyan University


President's Message
Time for Property Tax Solution

BizVoice® Web Exclusives
Early look at three January stories

BizVoice® ReVisited
Battle against meth

Annual Dinner and Awards Luncheon photographs


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