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More Love for Santa Fe

Santa Fe and local hospitality businesses are basking in love this week thanks to the voters in Condé Nast Traveler’s 32nd annual Readers’ Choice Awards. Based on survey responses by 600,000 people, The City Different is Number 2 on the list of Best Small Cities in the U.S. (after Charleston, S.C.). Inn of the Five […]

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Smart Millennial Retirement Planning

Millennial Retirement Plans (Hashtag!) Last week, the trending hashtag #MillennialRetirementPlans shone a darkly funny light on the despair many millennials feel regarding their financial futures. This generation (born from around 1981 to 1996 depending on the definition) has faced its share of economic challenges. The 2008 crash hit many millennials with the triple whammy of […]

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ABQ Ranked in Top 10 for Affordable Cities and Cities to Build Wealth

Albuquerque was recently ranked America’s ninth most affordable city by Move.org. The comparison of 75 major U.S. cities considered the following factors: Rent for a 1-bedroom apartment Utilities (electricity, water, etc.) Internet Gasoline Food (groceries plus occasional restaurant meals Rounding out the top ten were El Paso, TX; Lincoln, NE; Toldeo, OH; Wichita, KS; Louisville, […]

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11 Reasons to Do Business in Albuquerque

In more #AlbuquerqueAscending news, economic development and media company Livability lists 11 reasons why ABQ is the perfect place to do business. “The Southwestern city is witnessing an entrepreneurial renaissance with the help of startup-friendly culture, excellent universities and a great cultural scene for that ever elusive work-life balance. Albuquerque’s tech scene is so vibrant […]

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Tumbleweeds, Beloved Community Resource, on the Market

Tumbleweeds, an early and mid-childhood development magazine loved by parents and educators, is now on the market. Long-time owner Claudette Sutton is ready to move onto her next projects after decades of growing the publication into a staple resource for northern New Mexico families. Listed at $95,000 with a cash flow of $50,000, this home-based […]

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Albuquerque Ascendant: ABQ Ranks in Top Ten Cities for Economic Growth Potential

Albuquerque ranks in the top ten large-size metro areas in the country for economic development potential, according to site selector publication Business Facilities. It’s a great time to buy a business in Albuquerque—or sell a business and move on to the next Big Thing! Albuquerque was ranked ninth. Topping the list were Atlanta, GA and […]

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New Mexico Cities Some of the Best in the World

Strong showing, New Mexico! Santa Fe ranked 14 in Travel + Leisure’s 24th reader survey of Top 15 Cities in the World and got second place for Best Cities in the United States. Taos ranks 12 on the Best of the U.S. list. “Readers rated cities on their sights and landmarks, culture, cuisine, friendliness, shopping, […]

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Ghosting Haunts: 6 Tips to Protect Your Reputation in the Labor Market

It’s normal to think about interview etiquette when you’re going up for a position, but what about when you’re making the hiring decisions? In a recent Wall Street Journal article, reporter Sue Shellenbarger points out the significance of employer conduct during the selection process. It is important to think about how you treat potential employees. […]

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Less Risky Business: Buy a Business

In a recent Harvard Business Review article, Harvard Business School professors Richard S. Ruback and Royce Yudkoff advocate for more aspiring entrepreneurs to pursue their goals by buying a business. They site concern over risk as the most common explanation for shying away from acquisition. They further argue that these concerns are short sighted and […]

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Sweet Lily’s New Owners in the News

Congratulations to the McPhersons for all the positive press that has shown the spotlight on Sweet Lily Bakery. Since Sam Goldenberg & Associates brokered the acquisition of this downtown bakery in late 2015, the McPhersons have put their own signature stamp on the menu and interior decor. Their changes have been enthusiastically received. With new owners, a fresh look, expanded menu, […]

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