• Developing talent

    When people ask me what the greatest strength of the Fort Knox Federal Credit Union is, I tell them, undoubtedly, it’s our people.

  • Your accounting has left the office

    I wrote last November about the emerging trend toward Cloud Accounting for business and mentioned a few options, such as Bill.com, FreshBooks.com, Xero.com, Lessaccounting.com (Free), WaveApps.com (Free), and the 500lb gorilla of small business accounting - QuickBooksOnline.com.

  • Benningfield recovering at home

    Whenever I think back to my March 4 five-bypass open heart surgery, the common opening lines of many Vaudeville shows comes to mind, “A funny thing happened on my way to the theater.”

    In my case, however, a not-so-funny thing happened on my way to a stress test at the Veterans’ Hospital on Zorn Avenue in Louisville March 2.

  • Budget proposals stall in general assembly

    Since House and Senate leaders announced last Thursday morning that budget talks had stalled, there have understandably been many questions from the public about what happened and what is likely to happen next.

    If the conflict could be boiled down to a single word, it would be “education.”  The House believes that, in an era where there is money to meet our core needs and fully fund contributions to our two main public retirement systems, schools and universities should not be cut.

  • The season of big ideas

    I’ve had my fill of spring-cleaning. I haven’t really even scratched the surface of the spring-cleaning and already I’m done.

    On nice days the sunshine beckons for me to come outside and I can’t think of anything else but what I want to do in my garden and flowerbeds. I love getting my hands dirty and planting new things.

  • LaRue Co. Chamber news

    Meet the Candidates

  • Freezing credit not surefire identity theft protection
  • Legislative session in the final stretch

    At the end of a legislative session, months of preparation and weeks of debate give way to a handful of days where the General Assembly and governor decide what will become law and what will have to wait.

    It’s a predictably busy time, especially when the budget is in the mix during even-numbered years.

  • What is an activity tracker

    Have you ever heard of a Fitbit or a Jawbone?  Perhaps you have an iPhone and have looked at the App that has a heart on it and seen that it has a bunch of health signs open.  If you want to be physically active on a regular basis a fitness tracker can give you great information about how many steps you are taking on a daily basis.  Some also offer information beyond just steps.

  • Easter Eggs in your computer

    With Easter just around the corner, what better time to find out about Easter Eggs inside your favorite software. Easter Eggs inside my computer! Yes, this kind of “Easter egg” is a hidden message or inside-joke that software developers will sneak into whatever project they’re working on.