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Long-term: Do your research before buying insurance
Like many older Americans, Adele Labudovich worried about how she would pay for nursing home care if she ever needed it. Her concerns became acute following her husband's death 11 years ago.

More air passengers bumped
With air travel on the rise and cash-strapped airlines cramming planes with passengers, more and more travelers are doing the bump - surrendering their seats in exchange for travel, hotel stays and cash.

Cutting turnover is possible
Clouds of employee turnover are brewing on the horizon, retention experts warn, but small-business owners can take precautions.

Queen City Rewind
The week in business news in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.

Business reader panel
The Enquirer's Business section is seeking a dozen people to join our Readers Panel. The panel will meet four times a year to discuss consumer and economic issues affecting Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. If you're interested in being considered, please contact assistant business editor Mark Wert at 768-8526 before 3 p.m. weekdays, or e-mail him at

Business meetings this week
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Business People
Promotions & new on the job.
Setting sail without losing touch
MIAMI - Pam Lome loves sitting on the deck when she's on a cruise, the shoreline shrinking on the horizon as the ship pulls out to sea. It's relaxing to know that, at least for a short time, she's leaving her everyday troubles behind.

Disney pins family channel hopes on former BBC executive
LOS ANGELES - When Disney chief executive Michael Eisner announced the purchase of Fox Family Worldwide Inc. in 2001, he called it a deal "we had been fantasizing about for maybe three years."

Business digest
HAMILTON - The Prudential Real Estate Affiliates Inc. has awarded its first charter franchise to Sirk Brockman Realty LLC. The newly affiliated firm will be known as Prudential Sirk Brockman.

Has your job been sent off-shore?
The Enquirer would like to hear from you. If you know of any companies in the Cincinnati area that have transferred jobs or outsourced work -- at the expense of local jobs -- to nations wiph lower labor costs, please e-mail us.

Special Report: P&G's Russian Frontier
In a three-day series, The Enquirer's Cliff Peale reports from Russia on Procter & Gamble's manufucturing and marketing drive there and the implications for Greater Cincinnati.
Booming market bears potential and challenge
It's not like Kroger: 'Stores' make selling a challenge
New economy holds instability and risk
Overseas sales have big impact back home
Making cleaning products, two worlds meet
Q&A: Former dancer takes giant leap
Europe teaches lessons about style
Vanity products are a gamble for Procter

Erpenbeck archive
William Erpenbeck Jr. spent a decade building a company that crumbled in months. Once one of the Tristate's biggest home builders, the Erpenbeck Co. succumbed to a bank fraud that affected lenders, subcontractors and home owners. Click here for links to all Enquirer reports.