business

Interesting Oil Business Eyes Move to Billings
Aside from natural gas, what else is brought to the surface when we drill for oil? Water. A lot of it. That's what makes a company eyeing a move to Billings, Montana even more interesting- they're able to take the wastewater from the oil fields and turn it into useable water for agricultur…
This Seven Year Old Made 22 Million On Youtube in 2018
The difference is that these days there are no gatekeepers. Just a couple of decades ago, if you wanted your message, song, art, book or whatever to reach a large audience you had to convince a powerful group to give you a platform. Now, we all have a platform. Youtube has birthed some mainstream…
Working At Billings’ New Winco
I found a couple of videos on youtube which might give you an idea of what it's like to work for them. One is from Winco and the other video is from a former employee who worked for them for 16 years. From the looks of these videos, I would say that if you are in the market for a job, or are …
Replacement Ideas For K-Mart?
By now, most residents have heard the news that K-Mart will be closing. Given the typical emptiness of the parking lot, it's not exactly shocking news. Whenever a business closes shop, I always think of the employees and what it's like for them knowing the end is coming in a matter of week…
Cottage Food Law Takes Effect Today
If you're an accomplished home cook who has dreamed of someday selling your food, the state of Montana just made things much easier for you. The new cottage food law takes effect today and makes it possible for you to prepare certain foods at home and sell them directly to consumers...
Women Flourish in Billings
Are you a female that's driven?  Now don't get me wrong there's nothing bad about wanting to be a stay-at-home mom.  Raise your kids, take care of your husband and the house.  But for some of us, that's not the case.
I'm in my late 30's, no kids and not ma…
Montana Is The 6th Best State On Business Taxes
Some lists you want your home state to be on and some you do not. This is definitely a list we want to be on. According to the nonpartisan Tax Foundation Montana ranks 6th in regard to having one of the best business tax climates in the United States...