C.J. Prince

Mutual Benefits

An employee stock ownership plan lets you take some cash out of your company while giving your workers a stake in the business.

Set Sale

With interest rates at an ebb, M&A activity is on the rise. Is now the right time for you to jump in and catch the wave?
Entrepreneurs

Passing Your Business To Your Heirs

If you want your descendants to save on inheritance taxes find out why now's a good time to start handing over the family business.
Starting a Business

Financing Your Radical Concept

Is your company's concept so cutting edge that investors won't touch it? Here's how to get their attention--and their money.

You Be the Judge

Are tax incentives to attract businesses unconstitutional?
Finance

Keeping Track of Your Credit Score

It's time to give your credit report its annual checkup. If you find any bugs, kill 'em fast to help keep your business nice and healthy.
Growth Strategies

Determining Your Company's Value

If you want to get the right valuation for your business, be sure to find the right valuation expert for the job.

Closing the GAAP

Will small, private companies finally get their own accounting standards? Many entrepreneurs certainly hope so.
Growth Strategies

Complying With Government Regulations

Implementing Sarbox-style strategic governance changes can help small businesses woo---and win---more big customers.

Give and Receive

When done right, corporate charitable giving can boost company morale and exposure--as well as your bottom line.
Technology

Banking Online

Entrepreneurs have been slow to adopt online banking--with good reason. But some banks are trying hard to win them over.

Time to Raise Prices?

To keep up with rising energy and benefit costs, more small businesses are raising prices. What it means for you.
Finance

Is It Time to Raise Prices?

To keep up with increasing costs--and big competitors' prices--more small businesses are pulling the trigger on the pricing gun.

Just Say No?

More big companies are refusing to give Wall Street quarterly earnings guidance. Should small firms jump on the bandwagon, too?
Finance

Can Social Networking Sites Help Your Biz?

Social networking sites offer entrepreneurs a chance to connect with investors, potential partners and customers.