Last Updated: Sep 3, 2018Need a loan for your small business? When the bank says no, a microloan may be the answer for the funding you want.This guide to micro lending includes a number of sources for microloans. When you
Last Updated: Sep 17, 2013Business credit cards make it much easier to keep up with purchases, and the credit line can be a welcome option when you need to make a large purchase. Here’s what you need to know about
Last Updated: Feb 20, 2013It’s a good idea to to know the value of your business, even if you don’t have immediate plans to sell. Here are three ways you can calculate the value of your small business. Even if you
Last Updated: Mar 11, 2017Thinking about starting a 401(k) retirement plan for your small business employees and for yourself? There are several types of plans to choose from. Here’s an overview of options for businesses with employees and for 1-person businesses.
Last Updated: Jul 23, 2018Like it or not, your business’s expenses go up a bit each year. To stay profitable, your business needs to grow so it can absorb those increases. Here are four things you can do to keep
Last Updated: Aug 28, 2018Increasing sales doesn’t do you any good if you don’t have enough cash on hand to replenish your stock or pay your operating costs. Here are eleven creative strategies for improving your business’s cash flow. Managing
Adding it up for success: How accountants can help small business owners gain insight into their operations
Last Updated: Jan 23, 2014Think an accountant is only valuable to your business at tax time? According to Jennifer Warawa of Sage North America, consulting with an accountant year-round could give your business the edge to thrive, even in a
Last Updated: May 15, 2018For small business owners, taking a vacation – at least one where you don’t spend the whole time tethered to your smart phone or computer – may seem nearly impossible. Here’s what you need to do
Last Updated: Dec 11, 2017Is your company giving out holiday bonuses this year? Did they give them last year? Find out what other businesses are doing and get tips on how to give (or not give) holiday bonuses without causing
Last Updated: May 18, 2016Health insurance costs are a huge portion of many small business’s budgets. One way they might seek to recoup some of those costs is by charging smokers more for their insurance. But is that actually legal?