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Government Shutdown Would Close Pipelines of Credit to Main Street Businesses

Government Shutdown Would Close Pipelines of Credit to Main Street Businesses

As Republicans and Democrats draw battle lines in the sand, small businesses seeking capital may be left in the cold.
10 Questions to Ask Before Quitting Your Day Job to Run Your Own Company

10 Questions to Ask Before Quitting Your Day Job to Run Your Own Company

The dream of being one's own boss is what leads many people to start businesses, but don't be too hasty in leaving your bread-and-butter job.
5 Steps to Take Control of Your Personal Finances

5 Steps to Take Control of Your Personal Finances

Being well-informed about your personal finance choices and decisions will help you be smarter about your money. Here's how to stay educated.
Break out of Your Mom-And-Pop Shell With Polished Financials

Break out of Your Mom-And-Pop Shell With Polished Financials

No one likes dealing with financial stuff but the president of financial service company Consero Global Bill Klein provides us the skinny on the importance of investing in your startup's financial data.
Small Businesses Gearing Up for a Strong Holiday Shopping Season (Infographic)

Small Businesses Gearing Up for a Strong Holiday Shopping Season (Infographic)

Eight out of 10 small businesses say they are optimistic about the end-of-year shopping rush, according to a new report.

The Skinny on Widening Student Debt Loads (Infographic)

With tuition costs rising and the job market as competitive as ever, some graduates question the price of a college education.
Small-Business Owners, Employees Save More for Retirement Than Before Recession

Small-Business Owners, Employees Save More for Retirement Than Before Recession

Average balances in small-business retirement plans increased by 20 percent between 2007 and 2012, according to a study from Fidelity Investments.
Raising Money Through Crowdfunding? Consider These Best Practices for Success

Raising Money Through Crowdfunding? Consider These Best Practices for Success

At a conference in New York City, industry experts shared tips for tapping the crowd.
Tax-Time Crunch: 3 Deduction-Tips To Help Boost Your Bottom Line

Tax-Time Crunch: 3 Deduction-Tips To Help Boost Your Bottom Line

April 15th is right around the corner. Here's how to minimize what you owe to Uncle Sam.
How to Keep Your Zen During Tax Season

How to Keep Your Zen During Tax Season

Here are five recommendations for keeping things copacetic this tax season.

4 Steps for Making Early Financial Projections

Tech expert Prerna Gupta on how to convince investors that the potential of your startup is worth their money.
Your Startup's Top 3 Most Trusted Accounting Allies

Your Startup's Top 3 Most Trusted Accounting Allies

When you're first starting up, making a few accounting allies can help set you on the right track to have hassle-free financials.
4 Tips for Negotiating a Personal Guarantee

4 Tips for Negotiating a Personal Guarantee

It is highly likely that you'll be asked to sign a personal guarantee to get a bank loan. Before you do, make sure you are getting the best terms possible.
Government Report Shows Downward Trend in Small Business Lending

Government Report Shows Downward Trend in Small Business Lending

Small business loans contracted last year, while large businesses secured more dollars, according to the Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy.
3 Signs You May Need to Ditch Your Bank

3 Signs You May Need to Ditch Your Bank

It is a hassle to change banks. Here is when it is worth it.
6 Tips for Making It Work as a Part-Time Entrepreneur

6 Tips for Making It Work as a Part-Time Entrepreneur

When starting up, easing your way into entrepreneurship can pay off down the road. Here are some ideas for making that transition bearable.
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