Do You Know the Most Common Workers’ Comp Claims?

Certain industries experience common workers’ compensation claims. Knowing these common claims in your industry is the first step to taking active steps to improve safety and reduce risks for your employees. Read this article, and the other articles in our series on workers’ compensation insurance, for a better understanding of some of the most common […]

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Consultant’s Corner: Home-Based Business Insurance

Question: Would our homeowner’s insurance cover the entire inventory of our home-based business, or do we need additional insurance? In our experience, it is unlikely that your existing homeowner’s insurance policy covers any of your business assets or liabilities, particularly significant amounts. You would have to speak with your homeowner’s insurance agent to determine if […]

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Watch Out for Ethical Violations!

The last thing you want is for your business to make headlines for unethical behavior. Take proactive, preventative steps to keep everything above board and above reproach. Our blog team takes a look at some warning signs of possible ethical violations, and positive steps you can take to stop or prevent these problems, including harassment, […]

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The Downsides of the No-Debt Badge of Honor

Many business owners avoid debt like the plague. Ami Kassar, author of The Growth Dilemma, refers to it as the no-debt badge of honor. And avoiding debt has its benefits, but it also has its downsides, and you should take your time to think through any decision you make about financing your business. I recently […]

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Are You Eligible for an SBA Loan?

Has this ever happened to you? You walk into your local bank branch looking for a small business loan, and you’re told that you’re not eligible for an SBA loan. Does that mean you’re not qualified to get an SBA loan at all? Absolutely not! Ami Kassar, author of The Growth Dilemma, talks about the […]

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Have You Prepared for Compliance Issues?

Are you worried about compliance issues? Many small businesses overlook compliance, but it’s a vital step to protecting your business, with proactive steps that avoid problems down the road. The key fundamentals for small business compliance include the implementation of an employee handbook, cybersecurity, and securing reliable service providers. Experienced professionals can be a huge […]

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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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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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Why Small Businesses Should Think About Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity isn’t just a concern for the big companies. It affects businesses of every size, and as many as half of all small businesses experienced cybersecurity issues in the past year alone. We’ve debunked some of the most common myths you’ll hear about small business cybersecurity, all in our latest post on our blog, including […]

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