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MLA Advises on Inflation

Posted on: September 15th, 2021

Rising prices have been in the news, and Seth Morgan, MLA President and CEO was asked what MLA advises on inflation.  Seth was featured on the Jimmy Barrett Show, on NewsRadio 740 KTRH-AM in Houston, Texas. Below are an edited version of Seth’s segment, and some highlights from the conversation: Jimmy Barrett: We see inflation across the board…

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Trustworthy Services

Posted on: August 17th, 2021

Jaime Deason opened Fetch! Silver Spring in 2007 after struggling to find reliable, quality care for her own pets. Since that time, she and her team have built a reputation for providing trustworthy dog walking and pet sitting services in their area. Fetch! Pet Care Silver Spring serves a group of communities in the Maryland/Metro…

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Passion for People and Pets

Posted on: August 10th, 2021

Jay Barrett opened his first Fetch! Pet Care franchise in Birmingham, AL back in 2008.  “I was a Fetch! client for many years in Atlanta and loved the service so when I moved home to Birmingham I jumped at the opportunity to open my own location.”  Jay and his team quickly grew the company acquiring…

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Own A Business of Your Own

Posted on: August 3rd, 2021

The effects of COVID-19 on the economy will be felt and analyzed for decades to come.  But one thing is already clear.  A record number of individuals are starting their own business, acting on the invitation provided by the pandemic to own a business. 4.3 million applications for business licenses were filed in 2020 which…

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Surviving Inflation

Posted on: July 27th, 2021

Talk of inflation continues, and more government spending is in the works.  But how do we know what the impact of that spending will be?  And what can we do now that will position our businesses for surviving inflation? Since its founding in 2006, MLA has been through difficult economic times.  And our team has…

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Seeing Inflation

Posted on: July 19th, 2021

There’s no question that we are seeing higher prices for products and services.  But does that mean we are entering a period of inflation?  Many experts are weighing in on the question of what a post-COVID correction is, and what is the new reality.  Are we seeing inflation or just more correction in the economy?…

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Talk of Inflation

Posted on: July 13th, 2021

Talk of inflation is dominating the news, and with good reason. Toward the end of 2020, Bill Dudley, the former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York warned of the danger of significant monetary inflation, something not seen in the United States for nearly 40 years.  With statements like that, it’s understandable that…

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New Sales Tax Laws for Online Sellers

Posted on: June 29th, 2021

The pandemic brought online furniture sales into the norm.  And the Wayfair online furniture seller quickly became a household name. But Wayfair is famous for other reasons as well.  They are now associated with new sales tax laws that are affecting online retailers. The Supreme Court ruled in 2018 that the State of North Dakota could…

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What Really Matters

Posted on: June 7th, 2021

It’s your business.  You have to make the tough decisions and you will reap the reward.  Building good financial systems and listening to a qualified business advisor will keep you out of the pitfalls that can trap a growing business.  And that can get you to what really matters in the end. We’ve identified 7…

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Know Where To Focus

Posted on: May 25th, 2021

Growing a business is hard work.  You don’t need to make it harder through unnecessary mistakes.  If you know where to focus, it can make all the difference. MLA is experienced in helping business owners use their financial system to give focus to their leadership.  We can help you pay attention to the key questions…

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