What’s a Premium Audit?

Premium audits may be required for your business insurance policies, especially workers’ compensation policies. Don’t be afraid! These audits are intended to make sure your insurance matches your risk exposures. They are conducted near the end of your policy’s term, and based on a number of business documentation, could raise or lower your premiums. Learn […]

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Don’t Do These 4 Things When Business is Booming

Success in business is just as much cautionary as it is celebratory. When you start breaking even and gradually grow used to business being on the up and up, naturally you’ll be inclined to spend more money. Sometimes this spending is done for the greater good of the company’s ROI, like hiring new employees. Other […]

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Friday 5 for April 6th, 2018

What is the Best Loan for Your Business? By Fran Tarkenton There are lots of factors that go into deciding what is the best possible loan for your business. Depending on things like your current cash situation, profitability, available… Watch video Would Your Customers Pay More for Great Service? By Shep Hyken What would you […]

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Consultant’s Corner: Protecting Your Business Methodology

Question: I’m a professional fundraiser for nonprofit organizations. My clients sign one-year contracts. How do I protect my ideas (e.g., fundraising strategies, event ideas, etc.) when a contract ends and the client implements my methodology themselves? Generally speaking, your fundraising contracts should include terms and clauses that explain the ownership and permitted use of any […]

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What is the Best Loan for Your Business?

There are lots of factors that go into deciding what is the best possible loan for your business, says Ami Kassar, author of The Growth Dilemma. Depending on things like your current cash situation, profitability, available assets, credit rating, collateral, and more, different options could be more appropriate for your needs. You might be a […]

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Are You the Master of Your Material?

The fall semester of my junior year in college, I landed what felt like a cushy job: TAing for a history professor teaching a freshman-level introductory Western Civ course. I would sit in on class each Tuesday and Thursday morning (it was an 8 am class, so, yeah, nothing’s perfect), take attendance, hand out any […]

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Should You Put Your Accounting in the Cloud?

More and more businesses are moving their accounting systems into the cloud, and finding huge benefits at tax season. It is a particularly big benefit to reducing tax preparation time, with all the information accessible in one place, and also available to your accountant throughout the year for regular check-ins that reduce the chance of […]

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Friday 5 for March 30th, 2018

Have You Developed Your Opinion Filter? By Will Adams In a world where everyone has an opinion, who should we listen to? Marketers bombard us with products and services that we must have in order to live a happy and productive life… 5 minute read Small Biz: There’s No Shame in Second Place By Deborah Sweeney Sure, […]

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