Articles on: Finance

Charting the Path to Entrepreneurship When You Have a Poor Financial History

This is a guest post from Gloria Marinez (see her bio at the end…). If you’ve always dreamed of becoming a business owner but you have a checkered financial past, you might be afraid to jump into entrepreneurship. According to Capitalist Creaions, fear is one the biggest reasons people don’t pursue business ownership. However, you […]

Want to get audited by the IRS?  Here’s 5 ways to increase your chances!

It’s that time of year, the frequency of Tax software ads and commercials reach levels of political ads prior to an election (w/o all the mud).  There’s no question it is tax season!  This is also the time of year we are most likely to think about the potential of being audited by the IRS. […]

Want to grow your business? Then make more money…

There’s a dangerous myth out there that if you want to grow your business / sell more of your product or service a great way to do that is to lower your price.

Is Your Business Healthy? How to check the Pulse…

We are approaching mid-year; the economy is definitely opening back up. Segments that were that were not impacted by this past year seem to be busier than ever.  Companies that were impacted, especially in the service sectors are welcoming the increased demand.  Many of the businesses impacted are now finding the biggest challenge is finding […]

The Small Business Guide to Bookkeeping and Invoicing

This is a guest post from Kristie Wright (see bio at the end) – thanks Kristie. Accurate and concise bookkeeping is the backbone of any successful small business. This aspect of operation may seem tedious, but it’s crucial that you track your expenses and earnings in order to keep the entire system functioning smoothly! Not […]

The Best Business Owners Understand the Cost of Doing Business

This is a guest post from Jori Hamiliton (see bio at the end) – thanks for sharing Jori! As of 2019, there were 30.7 million small businesses in the United States alone. And yet, in spite of the enormous number of startups in existence, roughly half of all small businesses don’t survive past the five-year […]