Laura Walker, Writer

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Laura Walker, Writer

Keep it in the Family Business

January 29, 2013By Laura Walker for Universal Funding Corporation Family-owned and operated businesses are a major part of our economy, so keeping them alive and thriving is crucial to the continued prosperity of America.  Whether it’s the mom and pop Read more…


Train Only If You Want to Win

October 15, 2018By Laura Walker for Run & Gun Obstacle Course (no longer active) When was the last time you expressed your badassedness by conquering a 5-K obstacle course that includes target shooting? You’ve never done it before because it Read more…


Can You Shoot Under Pressure?

September 13, 2015By Laura Walker for Run & Gun Obstacle Course (no longer active) Like any race—that is, if you want to win it—the Run & Gun Challenge comes with a certain amount of stress because of the pressure to Read more…


No Worries for the Virgin Shooter

September 27, 2015By Laura Walker for Run & Gun Obstacle Course (no longer active) So, you’re going to do Run & Gun, are you? Do you have the grit to tackle 5 kilometers of badassedness littered with tricky obstacles and Read more…


OMG, Brittany! What Should I Wear to Run & Gun?

October 24, 2015By Laura Walker for Run & Gun Obstacle Course (no longer active) I know you’re excited to wear your new Cabela’s ghillie suit, but it might be a bit of overkill for an obstacle race that doesn’t include Read more…


Dear Accountant/Tax Professional,

February 13, 2013By Laura Walker for Universal Funding Corporation While preparing your clients’ tax returns this year, you are likely to notice a few businesses that are in need of capital funding, but are not in a position to acquire Read more…


The Glass is Half Full for Doing Business in 2013

January 15, 2013By Laura Walker for Universal Funding Corporation Even though income taxes will go up for most Americans in 2013, many of the expired tax breaks for small businesses have been renewed by the last-minute legislation signed last week.  Read more…


“I’ll gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today.”

September 9, 2009By Laura Walker for Universal Funding Corporation So says Wimpy on the Popeye cartoon.  Is it a big surprise that he never paid for his hamburgers?  Wimpy’s reputation is well known, but not everybody who asks for credit Read more…


Budget Cuts, Pay Cuts, and Hair Cuts

May 19, 2009By Laura Walker for Universal Funding Corporation The recession scramble to maintain vitality is in full sizzle.  Businesses are stressed, consumers are strapped, and governments are strained.  The solution for all has been budget cuts.  Whether they’ve been Read more…