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Building a rainy day fund

In recent months I’ve covered steps to help you survive the downturn in the economy: • Set clear written goals. • Focus on the bottom line. • Eliminate or minimize debt. Focusing on the bottom line requires looking at your profit and loss statement, and it’s time to do that again for the next step: Build cash reserves. Part of reaching the bottom line goal is to examine each line item on your P&L statement and work to lower ...

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Give that man a CDL

Give that man a CDL Little did South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford know how universal was the feeling he revealed to his Argentinean mistress in one of several e-mails released by The State newspaper. Describing an early morning excavator session on his farm, he wrote, “To me, and I suspect no one else on earth, there is something wonderful about listening to country music playing in the cab, air conditioner running, the hum of a huge ...

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The Next Trucking Show

Welcome to The Next Trucking Show! The Great American Trucking Show is the nation’s second-largest trucking trade show and offers attendees a wide variety of industry exhibitors and informational sessions. Find a job, attend free educational seminars, get the latest information from top industry leaders or see the amazing works of art at Overdrive’s Pride & Polish Truck Beauty Contest.

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How to come out on top in negotiations

Join Partners in Business seminar speaker Kevin Rutherford in this free webinar, October 15, 2012.

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Do it yourself and save

Greasing Your cost: $10 Shop cost: $45-$85 Time: 3⁄4 hour Greasing is simple and inexpensive. You can purchase a high-q...

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Tough financial choices

Buy or lease? Few owner-operators lease a truck. All things being equal over enough years, buying leaves you with more in your pocket...

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Truck Gallery

The Black Rose Dennis Griffin of Rockwall, Texas, hauls general freight for Con-way Truckload in this 1997 Kenworth T600, powered by ...

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A clear view

The company name on David Hummel's truck may have changed, but his glass freight has remained the same. Despite changes in his career and fam...

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Pulse – August 2009

If you doubt that the controversy over increasing legal truck weight is muddled, consider these conflicting results: · A poll from Adv...

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Speakout – August 2009

Owner-operator's father worked hard, set good example My father, Leryon Moss Batts, known on the CB as Pink Panther, began his dr...

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