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  • With No Earnings Growth How Apple Achieved a $2 Trillion Market Cap

    September 23, 2020

    Growth in revenues and growth in earnings drives higher valuations as investors clamor to get a piece of the company’s future cash flows.
    Apple’s case is a bit different this time around.

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  • Building the Future of Construction with Digital Transformation

    September 16, 2020

    The construction industry is due for a digital renovation. Faced with challenges around project efficiencies, ongoing safety concerns and flatlining labor productivity levels, the industry’s sluggish adoption of new technologies has reached an inflection point. Digital transformation requires changing processes and using new resources that harness the power of data to improve communication, efficiency, productivity and safety. This can position construction firms for profitable growth in a highly competitive industry, while also addressing workforce challenges.

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  • The impact of COVID-19 on Valuation Discounts

    September 14, 2020

    Everybody loves a good valuation discount in a more understated fashion than a discount on your favorite Target items, but the impact can be significant. Valuation discounts can be a business owner’s best friend when it comes to wealth transfer, but they can be a bit difficult to understand or measure.

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  • Rethinking Refinancing? The New Announcement from Fannie & Freddie

    August 27, 2020

    It seemed like more and more good news was coming out for people looking to refinance mortgages.  Rates hit historic lows last week, leading to significant savings for many borrowers.  However, last week’s announcement will counteract some of the benefits that we have been seeing.

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  • Time is Running out to Return Required Minimum Distributions for 2020

    August 25, 2020

    As part of the CARES Act, 2020 required minimum distributions (RMDs) have been waived for IRAs and retirement plans, including beneficiaries with inherited accounts. If you have taken an RMD in 2020 you are eligible to return those funds up until August 31, 2020.

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  • COVID-19 Impact on Accounting Operations Part 2 – Future Actions to Take

    Businesses in every region, industry, and stage are experiencing this crisis in different ways. The rate of recovery will differ depending on a multitude of factors, including the decisions that CFOs and other members of the C-Suite make during this time of turbulence. Understanding how to manage your accounting operations near and long-term is critical for survival and ultimately future success.

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  • Can Airbnb Have a Successful IPO During COVID-19?

    August 24, 2020

    A potential Airbnb IPO could give us some insight into the travel industry and where it has been, but more importantly where it is headed.  Does Airbnb have an advantage over traditional hotels in the post-Covid world?  Will travelers feel more comfortable and safe shacking up in someone’s house as opposed to a Holiday Inn? Find out more about how COVID-19 will impact the valuation of the hospitality industry, short and long term, in this article.

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  • Grow your Career with TeamDKB

    August 13, 2020

    In 2020 recruiting has gone virtual! Learn what it means to be a part of and grow your career with TeamDKB!

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  • FINRA Broker Dealer Industry Snapshot Summary

    The total number of FINRA Registered Firms has continued to decline from 2015 through 2019. With increased regulations coming what does the future hold for FINRA Registered firms? Our article discusses some key points to be aware of.

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  • Long-Term Impacts of COVID-19 on the Construction & Contractor Industry

    August 12, 2020

    Like any other industry, businesses operating in the construction and contractor industry will be defined on how they respond to the crisis.  How do they stay afloat, how do they begin to grow again, and ultimately how do they find continued success?  This article touches on some key planning opportunities to thrive on the other side of the pandemic.

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