growth tips for small business

3 Must-Read Growth Tips for Small Business

Growing a business isn’t easy. You have to fill many roles to keep things running and adapt on the daily while providing top-notch services to your clients. These three growth tips for small business will help you get there. Push…

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Single-Family Rental: How to Avoid 4 Investment Mistakes

Buying a single-family rental is a big step to take, but if handled correctly, it can prove very worthwhile. Many others have done it before, so why not learn from their mistakes? Here are four rental investment mistakes and how…

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Business Debt: How Will I Finance My Small Business?

According to Gallup, 36 percent of small business owners in the U.S. who have business debt are “very or somewhat” uncomfortable with their debt load, and almost half say that it is “extremely difficult” to reduce their debt burden. While…

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4 Unhealthy Habits That Lead to Divorce

Nobody really plans for divorce when they get married. The habits that lead to divorce often creep up unannounced and burrow into daily life. It’s not until these habits build to a breaking point—their combined weight too much to hold…

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Reorganizing Your Debts: Small Business Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Chapter 11 bankruptcy is notoriously expensive and time-intensive for business owners. However, in 2005 Congress passed the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act, which aimed to make the process simpler and less expensive for small businesses that otherwise would…

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Why Protecting Your Small Business Intellectual Property Is Critical

Don’t think your small business intellectual property is at risk? Think again. If you’re a small business owner, even if you don’t depend directly on your ideas or artistic creations to generate income, you should be protecting your IP. What…

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Ex-Spouse Won’t Pay Child Support—What You Can Do

Even with two parents to help pay for the necessities of raising a child, times can be tough. But when an ex-spouse refuses to pay child support, you do have courses of action that you can take in the state…

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How to Pick a Business Structure: 5 Questions to Ask about Your Entity

Entrepreneurs who set out to build a business from the bottom up have to learn many lessons along the way if they want to be greeted with success. Of all those lessons, perhaps the most important is learning how to…

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Should I Get a Prenuptial Agreement? How to Decide

Deciding whether to enter into a prenuptial agreement is a personal decision, and one that requires some consideration for your individual situation. Arguments for and against entering such an agreement depend on your and your spouse’s individual finances and property,…

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Escrow Deposit Dispute? Steps to a Resolution

There are no guarantees in real estate transactions. One minute you could have what looks like the perfect deal, beneficial to both buyer and seller, and the next things begin to crumble right in front of you. When a deal…