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Business Finances

There are many hurdles that business owners must face. Articles in this section are meant to give you some guidance as you help your business grow and succeed. Learn how to develop a business plan for your new venture, navigate through the maze of retirement and insurance plans for your employees, develop methods to protect company assets, and create effective strategies to ensure that your business thrives for years to come.

Business Strategy


We Can't All Be Millionaires. Or Can We?

Jamie Tardy, a blogger and author, always dreamed about being a millionaire. To find out more about what differentiates millionaires, she interviewed over 130 people with a net worth of at least $1 million and distilled four key components that set millionaires apart from the average Joe. Do you have what it takes to become a millionaire? Find out by reading this: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/do-you-have-what-it-takes-to-be-a-millionaire-184341905.html more

Starting Your Business


Organizing Your Business as a Limited Liability Company

As a sole proprietor, you've enjoyed watching your business take off. Your customer base is building, orders are steady, and your overhead is under control. But with this growth, you now realize you can't handle everything yourself. You need to attract investors, take on a few associates, and protect your personal assets from your firm's liabilities. You've reached a turning point: it's time to run your company in a more formal manner. But should you set up the business... more

Protecting Company Assets


Buy-Sell Agreements Keep Your Business Afloat

Alex and Brad, both in their mid-forties, had just celebrated the tenth anniversary of Consulting, Inc., their market consulting business. The next morning, before going to work, Brad suffered a heart attack while jogging and died later that day. Alex suddenly lost his long-time business associate. What's more, after the estate was settled, he found himself with a new co-owner -- Brad's wife. The result was chaos. Brad's wife had little interest or experience in running the firm. She... more

Employee Benefits


Network to Increase your Chances of Securing a Job

For the job seekers who sit behind computers and laptops, scanning for the dream job, you might be be going about it the wrong way. It's all about networking. It has the possibility for making long-lasting connections and creating potential job opportunities.By connecting with new peers that share the same interests as you, networking will provide experience in speaking professionally and boost your confidence and ultimately your job prospects. So make sure you are equipped with the social... more