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Quick Guide to Reduce Insurance Premiums and File Effective Claims

Quick Guide to Reduce Insurance Premiums and File Effective Claims

The ins and outs of keeping your insurance costs down.
Does Your Business Need Cargo Insurance?

Does Your Business Need Cargo Insurance?

Cargo insurance can be confusing, but it pays to know these basics to avoid devastating losses.
6 Lessons from Small Businesses Damaged by Superstorm Sandy

6 Lessons from Small Businesses Damaged by Superstorm Sandy

The stories of three resilient entrepreneurs who used strength and resourcefulness to keep their businesses going after the storm.
Business Interruption Insurance: What It Will -- and Won't -- Cover

Business Interruption Insurance: What It Will -- and Won't -- Cover

Special coverage can help you recoup profits lost during storms and other disasters. Here's what you need to know.
5 Steps for Managing Disaster Recovery for Your Business

5 Steps for Managing Disaster Recovery for Your Business

Here's how to get your business up and running as quick as possible once the worst is over.
Where Is Your Business Overspending?

Where Is Your Business Overspending?

The most unexpected areas of overspending for a small and growing business.
How to Become Risk Savvy

How to Become Risk Savvy

Sure, starting and running a business comes with risks. But a savvy entrepreneur knows how to minimize them by taking calculated risks instead of crazy ones.
How to Determine If Cyber Insurance Coverage Is Right for You

How to Determine If Cyber Insurance Coverage Is Right for You

Cyber crime and website shutdowns pose a serious threat to many businesses. Here's a guide to buying coverage for digital disasters.
3 Insurance Gambles That Put Your Business at Risk

3 Insurance Gambles That Put Your Business at Risk

Many business owners don't even think about insuring their business. Here are tips that can protect your company.
4 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft

4 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft

11.6 million adults were victims of identity fraud last year. Don't be one of them this year.
Dividing the Family Fortune

Dividing the Family Fortune

Passing on the family fortune can be tricky when it's tied up in a small business. Here's how to find a solution that works for your business and your family.
How to Recover Quickly When Disaster Strikes

How to Recover Quickly When Disaster Strikes

Small businesses can't predict when Mother Nature may strike, but they certainly can be prepared for hurricanes, ice storms and other calamities.
What Entrepreneurs Should Know About Estate Planning

What Entrepreneurs Should Know About Estate Planning

When the time comes to deal with personal loss, it pays to be ready. Here's how to prepare yourself and your family.
How a Business Emergency Plan Paid Off in Tornado-Struck Joplin, Mo.

How a Business Emergency Plan Paid Off in Tornado-Struck Joplin, Mo.

When a tornado ravaged the town of Joplin, Mo., few businesses were left intact. Here's how one owner and his employees made it through the storm. And what you can learn from their story.
Why I Got Owners Insurance for My Home Business

Why I Got Owners Insurance for My Home Business

In writing about business insurance for a home-based business, I realized I needed it. Here's the story of what I learned, and the type of insurance policy I got.
Does Your Home Business Need Insurance?

Does Your Home Business Need Insurance?

Here's a look at the most common types of coverage for home-based companies and what make sense for your business.
Protecting Your Knowledge -- and Your Business

Protecting Your Knowledge -- and Your Business

If you're in the business of selling information -- from books and podcasts to seminars and consulting -- protect your information and your business with these legal steps.
Seven Steps to Get Your Business Ready For the Big One

Seven Steps to Get Your Business Ready For the Big One

The giant earthquake in Japan should serve as a reminder to business owners in the U.S. to have a backup plan.
How Three Franchisees Bounced Back from Floods and Fire

How Three Franchisees Bounced Back from Floods and Fire

Three franchisees bounced back from floods and fire. Here's how.

A Checklist for Health-Care Reform

How the latest changes affect your small business.
Life Insurance: What to Consider As a Business Owner

Life Insurance: What to Consider As a Business Owner

Should the unthinkable happen, life insurance can protect your business--and your family.
3 Questions About Health-Care Reform

3 Questions About Health-Care Reform

Small-business owners want to know how new legislation and the 'grandfather clause' will affect payroll.
The Entrepreneur's Guide to Health-Care Reform

The Entrepreneur's Guide to Health-Care Reform

Separate fact from fiction and get your business ready for what's ahead.
Reduce Health Care Premiums

Reduce Health Care Premiums

Communicate plan benefits and preventative measures repeatedly to avoid large claims.

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