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For Entrepreneurs, Confidence in Your Advisers Is Your Most Important Investment
entrepreneurship

For Entrepreneurs, Confidence in Your Advisers Is Your Most Important Investment

When your business and estate are at stake, can you really count on the people who are helping you? Trust in your team starts with asking the right qu…
November 24, 2021
The Biden Tax Plan: How the Build Back Better Act Could Affect Your Tax Bill
Politics

The Biden Tax Plan: How the Build Back Better Act Could Affect Your Tax Bill

Depending on your income, the Build Back Better Act recently passed by the House could boost or cut your future tax bills.
November 22, 2021
How to Hire People with Disabilities (and Why It’s Smart!)
small business

How to Hire People with Disabilities (and Why It’s Smart!)

America’s post-pandemic recovery offers a unique opportunity for employers to create an inclusive workplace.
November 11, 2021
Can a Divorced Couple Keep a Business Afloat?
small business

Can a Divorced Couple Keep a Business Afloat?

Ending your marriage usually means ending your relationship with your spouse. But what if you’re still business partners? Here’s what you need to know…
November 9, 2021
Airbnb Host Tells What It's Like
Business Costs & Regulation

Airbnb Host Tells What It's Like

This Denver pharmacist began booking her ski condo a few months after the pandemic hit.
October 28, 2021

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You’ve Just Sold Your Business for Millions. Now What?
small business

You’ve Just Sold Your Business for Millions. Now What?

Financial and life decisions often become more complex – not less – after selling. Here are ways to maximize your profits from the sale while enjoying…
October 21, 2021
Business Cost Outlooks for 2022: Eight Key Sectors
Economic Forecasts

Business Cost Outlooks for 2022: Eight Key Sectors

What’s in store for all sorts of business costs in 2022?
October 12, 2021
You May Get a Raise in 2022
Employee Benefits

You May Get a Raise in 2022

In a strengthening labor market, businesses are paying more to attract and retain employees.
October 4, 2021
Want to Sell Your Business to Beat 2022 Tax Increases? Consider Charitable ‘Bunching’
small business

Want to Sell Your Business to Beat 2022 Tax Increases? Consider Charitable ‘Bunching’

You could be facing quite a tax bill if you sell your business, especially if capital gains taxes rise. One tool to soften that blow could involve the…
September 30, 2021
Before You Sign Up for Health Insurance at Work, Read This
Employee Benefits

Before You Sign Up for Health Insurance at Work, Read This

It’s open enrollment time at workplaces across the country – for health insurance as well as a bevy of other benefits. Here are four tips to help navi…
September 23, 2021
Hey, Entrepreneurs: This is NOT the Way to Solicit Money from Investors!
entrepreneurship

Hey, Entrepreneurs: This is NOT the Way to Solicit Money from Investors!

Getting money for your hot start-up idea the wrong way can get you into hot water. Do some research before you take money from friends or other potent…
September 15, 2021
6 Troublemaking Clients Chiropractors and Lawyers Should Refuse to Take
small business

6 Troublemaking Clients Chiropractors and Lawyers Should Refuse to Take

Chiropractors and lawyers should just say no to these six types of clients, who are either too difficult or too devious to work with. Just walk away!
September 7, 2021
10 Things Every Worker Needs to Know About the W-4 Form
W-4 form

10 Things Every Worker Needs to Know About the W-4 Form

Anyone who has started a new job will know about filling out a W-4 form. Your new boss will use that information to calculate how much tax to withhold…
August 31, 2021
Pitfalls to Avoid When Financing Your Business
small business

Pitfalls to Avoid When Financing Your Business

When small-business owners look for financing, they make a lot of mistakes. Here are six common issues to steer clear of.
August 31, 2021
New Perks at Work, for a Price
Employee Benefits

New Perks at Work, for a Price

The pandemic and an increasingly diverse workforce have led to more benefits options for workers.
August 26, 2021
Do You Own a Business with a Parking Lot? Read This Now!
small business

Do You Own a Business with a Parking Lot? Read This Now!

You may be vulnerable to an ADA lawsuit without even knowing it. Here’s why and what to do about it.
August 21, 2021
I Sold My Business … Now What?
small business

I Sold My Business … Now What?

The rich cash infusion that comes from selling a business can create a liquidity conundrum that's a challenge to manage.
August 3, 2021
COVID Sparked a Surge of Generosity
Coronavirus and Your Money

COVID Sparked a Surge of Generosity

One big focus among donors: charities that address food insecurity.
July 29, 2021
How to Boost Your Financial Savvy
Women & Money

How to Boost Your Financial Savvy

Women need to know how financial knowledge can help them take care of their families and themselves.
July 28, 2021
Guiding Your Company with Business Continuity Planning
small business

Guiding Your Company with Business Continuity Planning

As they say, if you fail to plan, you’re planning to fail. And you don’t want your business to fail, so get planning! Here are some concepts to keep i…
July 25, 2021
Why 99% of Business Owners are Leaving Money on the Table
small business

Why 99% of Business Owners are Leaving Money on the Table

From starting your business to running it, growing it and finally setting it up for a successful transition when the time comes, there are a host of c…
July 11, 2021
Potential Tax Changes Pressure Business Owners to Make Big Decisions
small business

Potential Tax Changes Pressure Business Owners to Make Big Decisions

With the possibility of tax increases on the horizon, some business owners may be considering pushing up their plans to sell or transition their compa…
July 3, 2021
The Most Expensive Natural Disasters in U.S. History
Economic Forecasts

The Most Expensive Natural Disasters in U.S. History

Wind, water, fire and drought have all wreaked havoc on the United States. What’s been the worst?
July 1, 2021
Financial Health Checklist for Small Business Owners
small business

Financial Health Checklist for Small Business Owners

Keeping your company up and running is more than a full-time job, so it’s easy to overlook some key steps toward keeping your company – and yourself –…
June 30, 2021
What Role Should Your Children Play in Your Business Succession Plan?
small business

What Role Should Your Children Play in Your Business Succession Plan?

A well-structured business succession plan covers a lot of ground: taxes, trust strategies, market valuations and much more. But some of the trickiest…
June 28, 2021