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Workers’ Comp: Survival in the Age of the Employee

by Mike Menath During the Great Recession (2007-2012) there was one silver lining for business owners. They had a distinct advantage when it came to hiring quality employees. Jobs were so precious that an employer was in a position of strength when it came to carefully hand selecting a competitive team. Those business owners with…

Secrets of Commercial Lending

Best Kept Secret in Commercial Real Estate

  by Lisa Jansen Vacancy rates are down; rents continue to rise, development in Reno is moving full steam ahead. It is a great time to invest in commercial real estate or refinance an existing loan, and one of the best kept secrets for commercial lending is One Nevada Credit Union.   Historically, credit unions have…

Can Your Company Add Health Care Benefits for Free?

Can Your Company Add Health Care Benefits for Free?

   by Mike Menath Reality is settling in for business owners in the northern Nevada: If you want to remain competitive in the labor market, you’ve got to offer health care benefits to your employees. When the United States economy collapsed in 2008, northern Nevada was among the hardest hit in the nation. As a…

Experience Matters (When It Matters Most)

Experience Matters (When It Matters Most)

by Corrine Casanova   What’s the value of serving 36 years in a single industry? According to Mike Menath, president of Menath Insurance, the answer is both predictable and precise: “Experience.” Being in the daily business of unforeseen emergencies, he’s witnessed just about everything you could imagine.   He’s been the calm in the storm…

Five Ways to Benefit from Credit Union Membership

Five Ways to Benefit from Credit Union Membership

by Tom Wambaugh Banking continues to evolve, from how we access our accounts to how we make and process payments. Expectations have also evolved for both personal and business banking. We want easy access, including online and mobile, great service and a banking partner we can trust. For many people, they have found just that…

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THE SKINNY … on NFC Credit Card Payments

By Tim Kirk   An awkward introduction of EMV Chip technology into the U.S. retail credit card payments environment has added a new level of security as well as a new level of complexity to credit card processing for brick and mortar retailers. It may seem that the near simultaneous roll out of smartphone credit…

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Does Your Safety Net Have Gaping Holes?

by Mike Menath   If you’re like most business owners, running your operation can often feel like walking across a high wire, one mile up, in hurricane winds. Reaching your goals ahead is exhilarating each step of the way, but odds are there will be some major trip-ups along your envisioned path to success. And…