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What do tourist guidebooks, historic main streets and vacation destinations have in common? They feature independent, locally-owned businesses run by entrepreneurs from our communities. People are at the heart of both local businesses and their neighborhoods. People and local businesses shape the character and identity of a community. Keep that Local Flavor When a town…

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Most teenagers have big dreams. Some dream of owning a car, traveling or starting a business. Many plan on attending college. All those dreams require cash.  So how do you turn that dream into reality? Be a dream achiever and start saving your money. Think $1.67 a day! If you’re 13 years old and you save…

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If there’s ever a time that “millennials” need cooperatives, it’s now. The last ten years have been quite transformational for this generation of young adults. Younger millennials just graduating college likely saw their parents lose jobs, benefits, and pensions while bank executives lost nothing. According to a study by Filene Research Institute, millennials make about…

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