Blog Posts

Portage County Farmers Market
26Jan

Winter Safety Tips for Caregivers Supporting Someone Living with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

The winter weather conditions can be a challenge for those caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s or dementia. The Alzheimer’s Association Wisconsin Chapter offers some safety tips for caregivers navigating the winter season.

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20Jan

Employers in Early 2021: Review, Revise and Communicate FFCRA Leave and Vaccine Policies

Although there will likely be many changes to employment and labor law rules and regulations in 2021, the more immediate concern for Wisconsin employers is to review and, if necessary, revise their COVID-19 leave and vaccine polices and communicate their policies to employees as soon as possible.

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20Jan

Assessing Your Investment Real Estate

People have chosen investment real estate for many reasons.  It’s fairly easy to get into and can be done in many different ways. But remember to acknowledge that the world around you and the options you have are constantly changing. There is greater strength in flexibility than there is in rigidity.

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13Jan

ROTH IRAs: Going through the Back Door

ROTH accounts can be a great way to grow money and eventually take distributions on a tax-free basis.  Higher income earners are often disappointed when they realize they can not contribute to a ROTH IRA.  Fortunately, it’s not the end of the road, as anyone of any income level can still get money into ROTH accounts using different strategies. 

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11Jan

January Digital Magazine

By Portage County Business Council

Meet PCBC’s New Board Members and Officers in the January 2021 issue of the Active Voice! Plus see how the Ambassadors were giving back to the community this holiday season. (continued).

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08Jan

Mid-State Technical College and Portage County Business Council Profile Local Businesses Through New Podcast

By Portage County Business Council

A new podcast, “Profile: Central Wisconsin”, hosted by Mid-State Stevens Point Campus Dean Ben Nusz and Portage County Business Council Executive Director Todd Kuckkahn shares profiles of the entrepreneurs who make central Wisconsin such a great place.

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08Jan

Financial Roadmaps: Great for Short Trips

A roadmap is a great resource for a short trip. If you are planning the journey of your life, chances are the roadmap won’t be reliable as it ages because too many things change along the way. Without ongoing attention, financial roadmaps are great for short trips.

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