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Newly Proposed 2023 Tax Deductions: Money in your Pocket… If Passed

By Pinion Editorial | January 18, 2024
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Congress has drafted new tax legislation that is shaping up well amongst both the House and Senate Committee leaders.  The $78 billion tax agreement, introduced as The Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024, includes pending rule changes that result in business owners seeing an increase in …

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Pinion Honored as One of The Best Places to Work in 2024

By Pinion Editorial | January 10, 2024
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January 10, 2024 — Pinion has been named a winner of Glassdoor’s 16th annual Employees’ Choice Awards, honoring the Best Places to Work 2024. Unlike other workplace awards, the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards are based on the input of employees who voluntarily provide anonymous feedback on Glassdoor by completing a …

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Sustainability Opportunities to Satisfy Grocery Commitments

By Pinion Editorial | January 9, 2024
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The global food system is getting a green makeover. Domestically, grocery retail giants like Target and Kroger have set goals to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, and they’re not stopping at their own doors. With roughly 90% of the carbon footprint coming from their supply chain in the form of …

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Baalman and Bauer Earn Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional Designation

By Pinion Editorial | January 4, 2024
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January 4, 2024 – Lisa Baalman and Brea Bauer of Pinion, were recently recognized as Certified Construction Industry Financial Professionals (CCIFP) by the Institute of Certified Construction Industry Financial Professionals (“ICCIFP”). They join an exclusive group of over 1,150 professionals nationwide who have met the rigorous standards of the CCIFP …

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How the Ag Economy is Affecting Financial Institutions in 2024

By Pinion Editorial | December 21, 2023
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2023 was a tough year for the agricultural industry. Droughts, rising input costs, price volatility, and many other factors put a strain on the industry. As an agricultural lender, you may be wondering what this means for you and how you should handle the turbulence. You’re not alone in your …

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5 Common Barriers to the Grocery Store Market

By Pinion Editorial | December 20, 2023
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The food industry is a highly competitive and dynamic sector that requires a deep understanding of consumer needs, market trends, and retail operations. Despite the potential for high returns, several barriers can hinder food producers and suppliers from successfully entering the grocery store market. “At this year’s International World Rice …

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