Category Archives: General

Is Lowering Your Prices The Only Way To Stay Competitive?

 These days, it can seem harder than ever to stay competitive in an increasingly crowded marketplace. As increased Internet access, mobile apps, and successful deal-based [...]

5 Common Financial Myths Every Small Business Owner Hears

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It seems like there's always someone trying to give us advice on everything from dieting to how to clean up wine stains, and one thing [...]

The Consequences of Financial Illiteracy

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In honor of Financial Literacy Month, we've devoted the month of April to talking about financial literacy. In the last post, we talked a bit [...]

What is Financial Literacy and How Can it Help Your Business?

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April is Financial Literacy Month, and while financial literacy applies to everyone from individuals and families to multinational corporations, it is perhaps most important for [...]

How To Finance A Business Expansion

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When you first start a small business, all your concerns are about keeping your head above water. The day-to-day expenses and logistics of running a [...]

Questions to Ask Before Looking for a Small Business Loan

So your small business is doing well and it's time to expand, or maybe you're just starting out and you need some resources to get [...]

5 “After New Year’s” Resolutions for Your Small Business

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It's that time of year again. The time of year when we’ve made the overwhelming list of all the changes we plan to make in [...]

7 Ways to Cut Business Costs in 2014

Some say the recession may officially be over but is anybody really feeling like it is??  And even if it is, does that mean small [...]