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The 4 most important resources for a business by Admin

      Businesses have to rely on a variety of resources in order to function in their industry. Three of the most important however when put together helps a business establish its competitive advantage. The three most important resources in that perspective are...
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How Government Debt Shapes Corporate Behavior from Wharton University of Pennsylvania

http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/the-important-role-of-government-debt-in-shaping-corporate-behavior/ The federal government borrows money by selling bonds. Investors then must choose between safe government bonds and the higher yields of riskier alternatives like corporate bonds. All that is clear, even to those with only a basic understanding of...
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What are the different ways that corporations can raise capital? By Claire Boyte-White

http://www.investopedia.com/ask/answers/032515/what-are-different-ways-corporations-can-raise-capital.asp   There are two types of capital that a company can use to fund operations: debt and equity. Prudent corporate finance practice involves determining the mix of debt and equity that is most cost-effective. The most common types of...
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Ways you can get more work done by Admin

        Time is the one thing we can never get enough of unfortunately many of us don’t manage it well. When it comes to scheduling every now and then we could  fall short of meeting our goals or getting things...
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Small Businesses Get a Permanent Tax Break on Buying Equipment By STACY COWLEY

https://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/24/business/smallbusiness/small-businesses-get-a-permanent-tax-break-on-buying-equipment.html?_r=0 Tucked inside the mammoth tax and spending bill passed by Congress this month is a much-anticipated provision that will lock in a large tax break for small-business capital investments that has been temporary until now. The break is intended...
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Best Places to Start a Business in Georgia by JONATHAN TODD, CFA

  https://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/small-business/best-places-start-business-georgia/   Georgia checks a lot of boxes for business owners. Low tax rates? Check. Ample technology infrastructure? Check. An abundance of well-educated workers? Check. Affordable cost of living? Check. Readily available support services? Check. It’s no wonder the...
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      Interns can be a very useful asset to your business since you get the benefit of having another employee without having to spend as much or not at all on wages and other expenses. College students in particular are the...
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Simpler, Less Expensive 401(k) Options Emerge for Small Businesses By TARA SIEGEL BERNARD

https://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/12/your-money/401-k-options-for-small-businesses.html The way Jon Stein sees it, receiving financial advice for retirement should be a fundamental right. Betterment, the investment firm Mr. Stein created just five years ago, is now one of the more prominent of the so-called robo-advisers —...
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What Small Businesses Need to Know About Digital Transformation and Disruption by DANIEL NEWMAN

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/253429   Although a small or medium-sized business’s digital transformation may not be as large an undertaking as it would be for a big corporation, it is every bit as significant. Some small businesses think their size creates some kind...
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Being positive in the work place by Admin

  Having a positive state mind can not only benefit your mental health but could also improve your performance at work. A positive mind is a more productive mind as you’re not getting distracted by negative thoughts that could interfere...
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3 Ways Marketers Can Ally With Sales to Be Better by TAWHEED KADER

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/248774   Differences aside, sales and marketing divisions have a common and singular goal to increase revenue. When these two teams gain insight into each other’s inner workings, the impact of that alignment can be impressive — amounting, on average, researchers say, to a...
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How Busy Entrepreneurs Can Find Time for Exercise by Rebeka Bergin

https://www.sitepoint.com/how-busy-entrepreneurs-can-find-time-for-exercise/?utm_source=sitepoint&utm_medium=relatedsidebar&utm_term=entrepreneur   An average day for an entrepreneur is a day spent managing to-do lists, dealing with awkward clients and customers, trying to reach deadlines, and of course replying to hundreds of emails. It can sometimes feel like there’s no...
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5 Greatest challenges that business owners worry about by Admin

      When it comes to running a small business you may feel overwhelmed by the problems that your small business face and think that you’re the only one in that position. Truth be told the problems that your business face are...
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Why It’s a Bad Idea to Mingle Small-Business and Personal Banking by JAY DESMARTEAU

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/251252   Entrepreneurs starting a business face many decisions about how to best set up and operationalize their company, including whether to register a business; where to set up space; and how to manage finances. For some, especially those operating...
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Small Businesses Get a Boost Through New Facebook Marketing Tools By Zoë Henry

http://www.inc.com/zoe-henry/small-businesses-get-a-boost-through-new-facebook-tools.html   More than 60 million small businesses are using Facebook to grow their sales, some three million of which are deploying advertising. Now, the social media giant wants to help those companies reach new customers in promising international markets–...
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55% of American workers don’t take all their paid vacation by Quentin Fottrell

http://www.marketwatch.com/topics/journalists/quentin-fottrell Millions of Americans are giving their vacation days back to their employer. More than half (55%) of Americans didn’t take all their vacation days in 2015, up from 42% in 2013, according to a new study released Tuesday by...
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Workplace flexibility and what it means for your employees.

        A work life balance has become a growing priority in today’s generation of workers. Although people have been trying to attain it throughout the decades, with today’s innovative technology and changes in the working culture it is more possible...
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4 Things for Small-Business Owners to Consider When Picking a Retirement Plan By Dmitriy Fomichenko

https://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/investing/4-smallbusiness-owners-picking-retirement-plan/   For a small-business owner, choosing a retirement plan can be more complicated than it appears. While large corporations usually go with a traditional 401(k), small-business owners have more options, including self-directed IRAs, SEP-IRAs and Solo 401(k) plans. And...
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How to get your startup moving on the right track by Admin

      Just launched a new start-up? That’s great! Are you nervous about how’s it going to do though? If so you’re not alone. Being an entrepreneur of a start-up looking to expand can be particularly stressful because of how difficult the...
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How to use the SBA for business acquisition financing By: SBN Staff

http://www.sbnonline.com/article/sba-business-acquisition-financing/   Most businesses have intangible assets that are difficult to value and nearly impossible to collateralize. You will hear terms like “blue sky” or “goodwill” to describe these assets. Due to the more flexible collateralization standards associated with U.S....
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Going Green by Kenison Fatal

        Money is the most important green thing that we use every day of our lives even through our credit and debit cards and without it doing business would be a very tricky task. Money is in the minds of...
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Justices side with veteran-owned small business over VA by LYDIA WHEELER

http://thehill.com/regulation/court-battles/283734-supreme-court-sides-with-veteran-owned-small-business-in-contract   The Supreme Court ruled against the Department of Veterans Affairs Thursday in a dispute over government contracts. A unanimous court ruled that the department must comply with all laws aimed at increasing the number of federal contracts awarded...
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Six In Ten Small Business Owners Want A $10.10 Minimum Wage by Alan Pyke

https://thinkprogress.org/six-in-ten-small-business-owners-want-a-10-10-minimum-wage-d4900a3415f8#.e6a0rcz5f Nearly six in 10 small business owners support raising the minimum wage to $10.10, according to a new poll on behalf of Small Business Majority (SBM), with most respondents citing the prospect of increased consumer demand and improved competitiveness...
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Preparing for tax season by Admin

Tax season is here and with the headaches that come with it too. It is not a very popular time of the month except for accountants for many reasons among individuals but for businesses it’s one of the most stressful...
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4 Great Tips For Finding Funding For Your Startup by Drew Hendricks

http://www.forbes.com/sites/drewhendricks/2013/10/31/4-great-tips-for-finding-funding-for-your-startup/#5b191d0077ab Entrepreneurs are full of great ideas and powerful ways to implement them, but like anything in life, starting a new business requires a hefty stack of cold, hard cash. At one time, gathering this cash required hours of traipsing...
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More “Help Wanted” signs up at small businesses By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

http://www.denverpost.com/2014/12/24/more-help-wanted-signs-up-at-small-businesses/   If you’re looking for signs that the U.S. economy is growing and that the job market is improving, just talk to small-business owners. After cutting back on spending for years, people are splurging again. That’s evident at Lady...
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What business owners have to say about being independent by Admin

      Owning a business can be a very rewarding experience to many and for good reasons. You get to work your own hours, get to be in charge of others and enjoy the fruits of your labor when your business grows....
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Solar Sector Corporate Funding Hits Three-Year Low by Joseph Bebon

http://solarindustrymag.com/solar-sector-corporate-funding-hits-three-year-low   During the second quarter of this year (Q2’16), total corporate funding, including venture capital (VC) funding, public market and debt financing, into the solar sector fell to $1.7 billion, a 41% drop compared with the $2.8 billion raised...
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Veterans Help Make San Diego a Hub for Start-Ups By EILENE ZIMMERMAN

SAN DIEGO — For decades, politicians lobbied to bring military bases to their districts for one reason: jobs. A base is akin to a corporate headquarters, bringing with it jobs in related businesses. Here, the high concentration of military bases...
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Why It’s a Bad Idea to Mingle Small-Business and Personal Banking by JAY DESMARTEAU

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/251252   Entrepreneurs starting a business face many decisions about how to best set up and operationalize their company, including whether to register a business; where to set up space; and how to manage finances. For some, especially those operating...
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