Retirement Savings Tips for Small Business Owners

Posted on 15. Dec, 2020 by in Retirement Accounts, Small Business Tips

As an owner of a small business, you’ve proven that you’re a self-starter by operating a successful private enterprise. Of equal importance is applying your skills towards saving for your future. Here are some of the most popular tax-advantaged retirement vehicles for small business owners in 2020 and some tips on saving for retirement. Options […]

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Steer Clear of Money-Making Scams While You’re Stuck at Home

Posted on 08. Dec, 2020 by in Fraud, Small Business Tips

Scammers are targeting people looking to make money while stuck at home. While there are plenty of legitimate opportunities to earn extra cash, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) says to steer clear from the following money-making scams: At-Home Medical Billing Businesses. Many medical billing business opportunities are worthless. Their promoters don’t tell the truth about earnings […]

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How to Walk the Tightrope When Raising Prices

Posted on 01. Dec, 2020 by in Cashflow, Pricing, Revenue, Small Business Tips

Raising prices can be fraught with risk during good economic times. So what happens if you try to raise prices during bad economic times? As Hamlet would say, “Ah, there’s the rub.” If you raise prices, you risk losing clients to competitors. If you don’t, decreasing revenue or rising costs can capsize your company. So […]

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Everyday Tips For Easier Living!

Posted on 23. Nov, 2020 by in Family, Misc. Articles

Too often you find yourself in a situation and aren’t sure what to do. Here are some everyday tips that could come in handy! Chew the aspirin. Taking an aspirin at the outset of a heart attack could save a life. But for an aspirin to save your life during a heart attack, you need to […]

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Saving Too Much Can Sometimes Be Expensive

Posted on 13. Nov, 2020 by in Budget, Customers, Family, Small Business Tips, Spending

When it comes to money topics, you’re always hearing how to save more. But even with the best of intentions, you can run into trouble when you try to save too much. Here are four ways that savings can get in your way and how you can correct them. Savings that turns into spending. Buying something […]

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Don’t Make These Business Website Mistakes

Posted on 02. Nov, 2020 by in Marketing Tips, Small Business Tips, Social Networking, Website Resource

Your company’s online presence leaves a lasting impression—positive or negative. When people check out your homepage, will they stick around? Will they buy? Will they return? Make your website easy to use and current, and new orders may be just a click away. Annoy visitors and they’ll flee to a competitor. Website mistakes to avoid: […]

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Generate Business Buzz With a Press Release

Posted on 29. Oct, 2020 by in Marketing Tips, Small Business Tips

When crafting your marketing strategy, don’t forget about developing a relationship with the press. Newspapers and magazine circulation has drastically decreased over the past 20 years. However, the demand for content still exists via online platforms. Here are several suggestions for crafting a press release to tell your business’s story and how to best connect […]

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The Lowdown on the Great Autumn Gourd

Posted on 27. Oct, 2020 by in Children, Family, Misc. Articles

Corn might be the king of U.S. crops, but pumpkins are always in demand this time of year by kids and others celebrating fall’s festivities. Here are several interesting tidbits about one of America’s favorite fall gourds. Germany boasts world’s largest pumpkin. Mathias Willemijns showed off the world’s largest pumpkin in 2016 at the Giant Pumpkin […]

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Is a Tax Trap Lurking in Your Paycheck?

Posted on 21. Oct, 2020 by in Small Business Tips, Tax Tips, Tax Updates

Does your paycheck look a little higher than normal? If so, it could be a tax trap. The ProblemA payroll tax holiday, effective September 1, was recently signed via a presidential executive order. Payroll tax holidays typically provide forgiveness of Social Security and Medicare taxes that are normally withheld from your paycheck. This year’s tax […]

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How to Build Your Emergency Fund – When You Have No Money

Posted on 15. Oct, 2020 by in Cashflow, Disaster Plan, Small Business Tips

This year’s pandemic highlights the importance of having enough money set aside in an emergency fund to cover six to nine months of key expenses should you lose your job. But how do you build an emergency fund if you don’t have any extra money? The easiest way to accomplish this is by reducing your […]

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