Government Grants: Could You Be Eligible?

You may have seen infomercials or newspaper headlines about the government giving away millions of dollars to small businesses. The truth is that the US government has many different types of grants available for small business, but what exactly are the criteria to be eligible for one? First off, the federal government does not provide any kinds of […]

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Should You Hire An Accountant?

Starting up your small business can be a lot of fun, but it can also be a little daunting, especially when it comes to taxes and compliance issues. It may be worthwhile to hire someone to sort these issues out for you, but is it worth the costs involved? Initially, you might save some money doing your own […]

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Simple Steps To A Solid Budget

Making sure there’s enough money available to do what you need to do is at the core of running a business. Regardless of how big or small your organization is, that’s impossible without a solid budget. While each business deals with their finances slightly differently, there are essential components to a building a budget.   Work with what you have: Gather all the financial […]

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Maintaining A Work/Life Balance

Just over a year ago Forbes asked, “Do Entrepreneurs Need Work-Life Balance?” The answer to their question was a resounding yes. Yet, how to solve the paradox of modern age where “we have bigger houses but smaller families; more conveniences, but less time” (Dalai Lama) seems understandably unachievable for many small business owners. When the success of your business […]

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The Best Credit Card For Your Business

Carefully managed, a credit card is your perfect small business partner. As well as offering a line of credit without collateral, they’re a great way to track your expenses and earn rewards. Deciding from the vast number of cards available is probably the trickiest part of the process. As well as considering APRs, fees, and perks, you’ll need […]

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