Paul DeCeglie

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Human Resources

Saving Grace

Review of free guide Retirement Plans for Small Businesses
Choosing a Business Structure

ABCs of LLCs

Tax ramifications of forming an LLC
Startup Basics

Good Buy

What to find out before buying an existing business

The Price Is Right

How to establish appropriate prices for your product or service
Startup Basics

Do You Need Help With Your Startup's Finances?

How to choose a financial advisor
Financial Analysis

Budget Basics

Why it's important to have a budget
Billing and Collections

How to Get Your Money When Payment's Due

Tips for getting paid promptly
Cash Flow & Money Management

Don't Go There

8 common mistakes entrepreneurs make with their money
Offering Credit

Keeping an Eye on Fast-Growing Customers

Why high-growth customers pose a credit risk
Personal Finance

Deciding When to Invest

When is the right time to invest?

Before You Get a Loan . . .

What lenders and investors want to know about you before loaning you money
Personal Finance

Ground Zero

Zero-coupon bonds
Cash Flow & Money Management

Buddy Up

How to develop a friendly relationship with your bank
Accounting Basics

Getting Trashed

How long should you keep financial records?
Franchise Buying Guide

Fun With Funding

If you left your creativity somewhere with your coloring books, you're not ready to find financing in the post-dotcom era.
SBA and Government Funding

Get A Loan--Fast

Stop chuckling. It can happen with certain SBA loans.

Who Are Your Best Customers?

The profitable ones, of course.

The Tax Files

Think you're due a refund? Then get to work on preparing that return.

State of the Estate

What is estate planning and why should you be doing it now?
Entrepreneur Magazine

Funny Money

OK, there's nothing funny about money--but when standard franchise financing doesn't happen, it's time to start using your entrepreneurial wits.

Money In The Bank

Important information about electronic money transfers

Smooth Moves

There's still time to lower this year's tax bill.but don't wait too long: Time's running out.

Beauty And The Lease

You can get almost anything you want to start your business from a leasing company. But is it really the way to go?

It's Your Life

Review of Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance in Your Twenties and Thirties
Investment Options

Balancing Your Portfolio With Bonds

The pros and cons of investing in bonds

Top Notch

Looking for top-level employees for your start-up? Here's what you'll have to offer.
Startup Financing

A League Of Their Own

Are you a woman looking to start a business of your own? Check out these funding sources.

Easy As Pie

Review of Fundamentals of Venture Capital
Startup Financing

Look 'Em in the Eyes

Before doing business with an investor you found while surfing the Net, here's what to look out for.

More Money, Honey

It's time to raise your prices. Here's a step-by-step guide to doing it right.