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5 Ways Banks Can Fight Cybercriminals

By K·Coe Editorial | October 6, 2021
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Reading Time: 2 minutes October is cybersecurity month – which is akin to the ‘time change’ reminder to check your smoke detector batteries – only this reminds us that it’s time for businesses (and home offices) to assess their systems, data, public information, and procedures and ensure protection from the brutal national cybercrime statistics.  …

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It’s Time to Cut Your Taxes: Use Exemptions Now or Pay Later

By K·Coe Editorial | September 29, 2021
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Reading Time: 2 minutes “Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” – Warren Buffett   Why Waiting to Plan for Your Estate is a Costly Gamble Let’s cut to the chase:  It’s a gut punch to hand over your hard-earned money to the IRS in the …

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Advisors Urge Tax Planning for New Business Income Concerns

By K·Coe Editorial | September 24, 2021
Reading Time: 2 minutes While some of the highly debated tax legislation changes have been omitted from the proposed tax language, there are still a few potential pitfalls and opportunities that need attention right now. KCoe Isom’s tax advisors have assessed the potential tax implications and are recommending that businesses alter year-end strategies to …

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How the Newly Proposed Tax Package Impacts Ag: Actions Needed

By Beth Swanson | September 14, 2021
Reading Time: 2 minutes Yesterday’s proposed tax package by the Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives was applauded by the agriculture industry as it eliminated the possibility of changes to the step-up in basis.  “We were pleased to see the capital gains tax at death was omitted from this proposed tax language.  It …

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Single Platform, Powerful Data Solution for Farmers Emerges from Semios’ Acquisition of Agworld

By K·Coe Editorial | August 30, 2021
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Reading Time: 2 minutes August 30, 2021 – KCoe Isom and Pinion Advisory are excited to announce that data farm management partner, Agworld, has been acquired by the leading precision farming platform for crop growers, Semios. The recent acquisition marks the formation of one of the largest independent AgTech solutions providers in the world, …

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How Banks are Upping their Game with Technology

By Heather Campbell | August 27, 2021
Reading Time: 3 minutes Wherever you were on your technology journey at the start of 2020, COVID-19 has likely caused dramatic changes in your business. Many organizations were pleased by the ROI they’ve experienced from COVID’s “forced” technology business transformation, and now they have an appetite for more.    Are you using technology to …

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Top 3 Cyberattack Tactics on Financial Institutions

By Melissa DeDonder | August 26, 2021
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Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s important for financial institutions to prevent, protect, deter, and educate on cyberattacks.  First, you must know and address your vulnerabilities:  Check and doublecheck for openings.  Implement security and manage system updates.  Educate employees on what to look for and how to react.  There are three commonly reported areas for …

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