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Millennial-Driven Housing Boom Coming

A Harvard Joint Center study suggests that there are three factors holding millennials back from being homeowners: a week job market, student loans, and tight lending standards. But as the economy turns around, those obstacles are beginning to disappear. Read more

10 Fastest-Growing State Economies

The national economy as a whole grew 1.8% in 2013, but economic growth in these 10 states outpaced that, sometimes substantially. Not surprisingly, oil and gas drilling had something to do with it. Read more

How to hire and keep the right people

How do you keep good workers when few want to join the trades? Read more

Independent Subs--How Do You Keep the Good Ones?

Increased demand will make independent subcontractors more valuable than ever. Here's how to keep them coming back. Read more

5 Ways to Get People to Remember You And Your Company

Dust off your networking skills with five sure ways to get the person you've just been introduced to--or the prospect you're seeing--to remember you and your business. Find out how to pique their interest, establish commonality, and develop a signature style that makes you memorable. Read more

3 Ways to Cut Costs for Your Small Business

The economy may be on the upswing, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't find ways to cut costs and save some money in the long run. These three easy-to-implement tips will help you do just that. Read more

Starved For Praise: Why It Pays To Show The Love

Here's how to boost productivity, loyalty, commmitment and morale at exponential rates without spending a cent. Read more

A Project Form to Help Ensure Clients Pay on Time

Get Dwell, a handyman service in Chicago's northern suburbs, uses a project management form not just to organize crews but also as a means to make certain the company gets paid for its work each day, every day. Read more

Is the Family Business a Recipe for Disaster?

You love your kids. You love your business. How can you combine the two? Should you even try? Read more

Want to Grow Your Businesses? Invest Here

Where to invest will depend on your company. REMODELING contributor Shawn McCadden explains which areas are most critical. Read more

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