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Senior Lifestyles: Making the numbers work

The initial concern for many looking to move into a senior community may be whether they have the credit standing or financial resources to be accepted, but the long-term concern is running out of money.

Oasis founders honored with immigrant business award

Oasis Falafel co-founders Naftaly Stramer and Ofer Sivan talk entrepreneurship with the CBJ after being honored with the statewide Outstanding Immigrant Business Award at the 2017 Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit in Ankeny.

ISA alum Apartment Ocean finds success with chatbots

The chatbot has arrived and is taking the customer service scene by storm, using artificially intelligent virtual assistants to help customers book travel, pay bills, pur­chase insurance and order food delivery.

Meet 2017’s Financial Executives of the Year

They work mostly in the shadows, but the financial insight and analysis skills of 2017’s Financial Executives of the Year have undoubtedly put their respective organizations in the spotlight. Meet the honorees here.

Facing the cybersecurity threat

Corridor experts offered their insights and advice for fighting “real and large” cyber threats during the CBJ’s second-annual Cyber Security Breakfast.

Ideal Social Hall opens amid NewBo venue rush

A historic the­ater-turned-reception hall is the latest event venue in the burgeoning Czech Vil­lage/New Bohemia Main Street District, but while the options are multiplying, business leaders say the district has plenty of room for growth.

Is your company ready for a cyber breach?

When even global behemoths like Equifax can’t keep their data and customers safe, can small and mid-sized businesses stand a chance against hackers? Absolutely, says Aaron Warner, CEO of Coralville-based ProCircular.

Trucking companies struggle to fill driver’s seat

With an improving economy and growing freight volumes, it might appear that America’s trucking companies have miles of wide-open highway ahead. But a persistent driver’s shortage – one that is set to intensify in the years to come – is throwing up road­blocks to the industry.

CID unveils Fly Local pledge for Corridor companies

A new pledge campaign created by The Eastern Iowa Airport aims to harness the Corridor’s community spirit in the name of improving air service.

Rockwell board rejected joint venture with UTC

Rockwell Collins’ board of directors nixed a joint venture with United Tech­nologies Corp. and approached two other potential buyers before agreeing to be acquired for about $30 billion, according to doc­uments released last month.

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