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Entries for 2008

Some small businesses worry about likely reform, but many see Obama election as opportunity

 November 7 2008
The election of Barack Obama presents small businesses with an opportunity for health care reform. That was the morning-after assessment of small-business groups in Washington, D.C., who congratulated the Democratic candidate on his election victory and pledged to work with him to restore the economy’s health. The National Federation of Independent Business, for example, overwhelmingly suppor...

Set a Good Example at Work and Home

 October 9 2008
As healthcare costs continue to rise, employers are implementing wellness programs - and seeing terrific results. Some of the best programs (regardless of cost) are so successful because they have the obvious support of top executives who practice what they preach.

2008 Five Star Best in Client Statisfaction Wealth Manager

 October 8 2008
October’s Cincinnati Magazine featured the 2008 Five Star Independent Survey to find the best personal wealth managers in the Cincinnati area. Five Star surveyed consumers, financial service professionals and Cincinnati Magazine subscribers to find the best in client satisfaction wealth mangers in the Cincinnati area.

HORAN Provides Insurance and Financial Services With a Consistent Mission

 October 6 2008
Celebrating its 60th anniversary, HORAN is Cincinnati's largest locally owned insurance and financial services company.

McCain’s, Obama’s health-care plans aired at forum

 September 18 2008
Health care has slipped on the list of issues voters are most concerned about in the presidential race, but it took top priority at a Thursday event in Norwood. Presenting their views were Dr. Peter Margolis, spokesman for Sen. Barack Obama; Kevin DeWine, deputy chairman of the Ohio Republican Party; and Chris Redfern, chairman of the Ohio Democratic Party. An invited spokesperson for Sen. Jo...

Seeing Possibilities

 June 1 2008
When Jeannie Bechtold, property manager at the Sawyer Point Building, began presenting potential clients with the idea that the Sawyer Point Building could be the perfect location for their offices, at first she didn't get the response for which she was hoping.

Solo Practitioner

 April 25 2008
Christ Hospital CEO Susan Croushore knew immediately what the hospital's leaving the Health Alliance meant for her: She would have to stand against her employer, and specifically the man who hired her, Health Alliance CEO Ken Hanover. "It was a very easy decision for me," Croushore said. "I was hired to be the executive for the Christ Hospital, and that opportunity was the reason I moved to C...

Attire, grooming are highly important for a job interview

 April 13 2008
You've just received the phone call you've been waiting for. A company you are interested in working for has asked you to come in and interview. Are you prepared? Have you done your due diligence on the company? Have you planned what you would wear for such an important interview? If not, take a deep breath and then get to work on presenting the best you possible.

Q&A with Terry Horan of Horan Associates

 April 11 2008
Terry Horan continues the tradition his father, Jack Horan, started more than 60 years ago when he founded Horan Associates. Since then the firm has grown into a full-service insurance and financial services company, serving individuals and corporate clients. Specialties include life insurance for estate and business planning, employee benefits consulting and retirement planning. In addition, ...