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ABE Recognized with 2019 Pro-Tech Service Award from Konica Minolta

ABE's Service Manager explains why, even though It might be the 19th time ABE has received the Pro-Tech award, it never gets old.

Password Managers: What You Need to Know

When you reuse the same passwords across the internet, all it takes is one hacked account for hackers to make the jump and access your email, bank, and other important accounts. The solution can be as easy as a password manager. But which one?

3 Tips to Improving Cybersecurity

Improving your business’s cybersecurity is a hot topic—and don't expect that to change anytime soon.

ABE After hours: Meet Coach Cordiale

ABE’s Operations/Service Manager Mike Cordiale is as at home on the field as he is in the office. We sat down with Mike to ask a few questions about his after-hours career coaching the Enka HS football team.

Region A Partnership for Children

This week we highlight non-profit client Region A Partnership for Children (RAPC), as they celebrate 25 years in partnership with families and community leaders in WNC. This organization administers North Carolina’s Smart Start and NC Pre-K initiatives in the seven western-most counties and on the Qualla Boundary. The overall goal of the Partnership is to ensure that all children arrive at school healthy and prepared to succeed.

The Real World Incentives of Section 179

Thinking about new equipment? Then think Section 179, the government’s way of encouraging businesses to invest in themselves and purchase new equipment. The 2019 updates, found in the IRS tax code, make this a true benefit. For example, you can deduct the full price of new equipment—multifunction printers, wide format printers, production press—you purchase for your business. 

OnTrack: Consumer Credit Counseling Service of WNC

This week’s non-profit client spotlight highlights OnTrack WNC Financial Education & Counseling, and their mission to help people achieve their money and housing goals through financial education, counseling and support so that they can overcome crises, afford basic needs, improve money management skills and make sound financial choices rooted in their values.  

Quarterly Spotlight Award: Tyler McCamey

A big shout out to Tyler McCamey, an integral part of our Inventory Control team, who wins the coveted Employee Appreciation award for the quarter.