Finance

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28 Dec, 2017

Selling Your Farm Is Not A Retirement Plan

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Matt Lange urges young farmers to take a higher draw and then use a portion of that draw to fund a retirement account just like any other company would do.

 

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14 Dec, 2017

Fed Increases Interest Rates As Inflation Looms

Finance | By: Ashley Davenport

During the Federal Reserve’s final meeting of 2017, the Fed bumped up interest rates for a third time this year.

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08 Dec, 2017

The Barrel-Block Flip Flop

Finance | By: Mike Opperman

For the past few days barrel cheese prices have traded higher than block prices. That's not usually the case, but it's not that unexpected for this time of year. 

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04 Dec, 2017

A Dynasty Trust Can Save On Estate Taxes

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

A dynasty trust can help the next generation avoid paying estate taxes because the assets aren’t owned by them.  

 

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23 Nov, 2017

How To Make Lending You Money Easy

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

As dairy farm balance sheets across the country continue to struggle, securing a line of credit could become more difficult in the coming months.

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22 Nov, 2017

3 Steps to Take Before Making Capital Purchases

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Most dairy producers can think back on a past capital purchase and question whether it was the right choice. Take these steps to keep that from happening.

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17 Nov, 2017

Dairy Exports Grew 17% in FY17

Finance | By: Mike Opperman

Total ag exports for fiscal year 2017 third-highest on record. 

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09 Nov, 2017

Interest Rates Rising

Finance | By: Tyne Morgan

The Federal Reserve hasn’t boosted rates, but banks are increasing them anyway.

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03 Nov, 2017

Now Might Not Be a Good Time to Invest

Finance | By: Mike Opperman

Investing to expand? Good luck

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03 Oct, 2017

How to Ruin Your Relationship with Your Banker

Finance | By: Anna-Lisa Laca

Here are six ways to ruin your relationship with your lender.

 

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