Friday 5 for the Week of October 27, 2014

Happy Halloween! The articles in this week’s Friday 5 are “full-size candy bar at the neighbor’s house” good! Agree? Feel free to share ‘em with the hashtag #Friday5. Business Mentoring Series: When to Negotiate with: Fran Tarkenton and Molly Fletcher The costs of not negotiating can really add up over a lifetime. And it’s not […]

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Is Bitcoin the Currency of the Future?

I don’t know whether or not Bitcoin will ultimately be successful, but there is most certainly a future market for cryptocurrencies on the whole. Just last December, someone used this option to buy a $103,000 top of the line Tesla for a mere 91.4 Bitcoins. Admittedly, like most people, I was originally skeptical around the […]

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How Much Money Do You Need to Start Your Business?

You’ve made the commitment, and now you’re ready to start your own business. How much cash will you need? Should you invest directly in the business or fund a loan? What are the tax consequences? Answering these questions is important, and by following these steps you should be on your way to a workable plan. […]

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Building a Strong Banking Relationship

Deciding where to do your business’s banking business is an important question, affecting many aspects of your daily operations, such as business loans, deposits, and cash management. What are the steps you need to take to find the right bank and build a strong banking relationship for your business? Here are a few tips you […]

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