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Author Archives: Matt Tucker

Is Sequestration a Dirty Word?

Is Sequestration a Dirty Word?

Sequestration is such a pleasant name for the mess happening in Congress right now.  Sure the budget cuts are small in the grand scheme of our government, about 2% of… Read more »

Tax Time, What’s Your Experience?

Tax Time, What’s Your Experience?

As I write this, it is February 21st which means you should have all of your tax forms in hand.  Like many Vermonters, I am not a tax expert, but… Read more »

The Women’s Small Business Program

The Women’s Small Business Program

Girls in the Media In the past couple of years we have seen an influx of stories led by strong female characters.  There are numerous TV shows with female protagonists,… Read more »

Producing with Queen City Dry Goods

Producing with Queen City Dry Goods

About a year ago I was walking down Church Street in Burlington and noticed a sign that said “Queen City Dry Goods.”  “That sounds cool,” I thought and kept walking. … Read more »

VBSR Marketplace – Vermont Innovator

VBSR Marketplace – Vermont Innovator

Once a month, I plan to write about a person or business who is changing the way we look at commerce.  This is the first installment.  Full disclosure: I am… Read more »

The Challenges and Opportunities of Doing Business in a Rural State

The Challenges and Opportunities of Doing Business in a Rural State

Operating a business in Vermont can be difficult, especially for businesses that require state-wide or regional distribution to make their business work.  Distribution is a major topic of the Farm… Read more »