Family Enterprise USA member, Marvin Windows continues to maintain its core values during these hard economic times. Marvin Windows has bucked the trend in Wall Street by not reducing its workforce nor health insurance benefits. Like most intergenerational family-businesses, Marvin Windows maintains its long-term outlook and values its work force.
Companies like Marvin Windows have been the back bone of the American economy and aims to continue with its perspective on longevity. Although much has been done by current policy makers, the current financial crisis exemplifies the hazards of a short-sighted and value-less perspective. It is seemingly counter-intuitive for policy makers to continue making appeasements to this short-sighted mindset when family-business, as the long-standing back bone of the economy, have flourished with little support. Policies should foster the growth of these economic mainstays because family-businesses simultaneously reflect both the desires of Wall Street and Main Street.
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