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Old 11-07-2012, 12:57 PM
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How will the re-election of President Barrack Obama affect your business plans for 2013?
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Old 11-07-2012, 01:05 PM
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I'm going to try to position myself to ask my customers for more money for gasoline. Obama promised before he won the first time, that the price of gas would go up as part of his agenda and the price of gas doubled. I expect it to go to $8 a gallon over the next 4 years. I'm also concerned with the price of health insurance. Right now I have it through my wife's job. What will happen with that going forward is anybody's guess. I think large companies like my wife works for were waiting on this election before implementing their new health insurance strategies.
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Old 11-07-2012, 01:25 PM
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Deff will stay more reserve fix old equipment vs financing new. Limit my growth to stay solo and ride out the next four years.
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Old 11-07-2012, 01:27 PM
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gonna start working for cash only.
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Old 11-07-2012, 03:55 PM
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The business model will stay the same. I do agree with Richard about fuel prices being a major burden that will have to be passed on to customers. I also agree from a personal view about health insurance. I sure can't wait to get my fine in the mail for not having any.....
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Old 11-07-2012, 04:45 PM
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Business plan has been adjusted for higher fuel costs for at least 4 years. Also lowered my growth projections because I feel the job situation will get worse and people will not to spend on services like ours.
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Old 11-07-2012, 05:12 PM
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I totally agree with all of you guys. Gas prices, health insurance, and high taxes are major concerns. With taxes increasing it might not even be worth it to keep growing the company. The more money we make the more taxes were going to have to pay. It really ruins my incentive to become rich.
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Old 11-07-2012, 05:15 PM
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I plan to downsize slightly, the "Bush" tax cuts expire Jan 1. I figure working more to keep less aint a good gig.
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Old 11-07-2012, 05:20 PM
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gonna start working for cash only.
Im sure more and more of the population will go underground.
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Old 11-07-2012, 05:35 PM
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For all I know, Canada sounds pretty nice.
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