As Shakespeare wrote, “Leisure is a fine garment for a day, but is horrible daily attire.” Retired individuals are discovering that business activity avoids excessive leisure. Some must keep working to supplement their incomes. Others simply enjoy working.
When job opportunities are scarce, the most secure long-term employment is probably having your own company. However, the steps required to provide security with a small business are different than the actions you followed to find your old job.
If you are thinking of starting a business, there is a 50% chance that it will fail and what’s worse, the reasons for this are hard to pin down. All of us have an understanding of human nature. Most people, in an effort to retain dignity in a difficult situation, deny that the reasons for […]
Starting a business takes a lot of money, right? It’s no secret that some businesses takes five or six figures worth of funding but some businesses, which can be just as successful as those high cost startups can come to life with less than $1,000 in startup funds.
In a world full of lawyers, IRS agents, and people just like you trying to live the American dream, owning a business is much more than selling a product or service and getting paid. As a business owner, your ignorance isn’t bliss. If you make one of these mistakes and claim that you didn’t know, […]
Entrepreneurs looking for a small business loan may want to consider a community bank, especially with the benefits many small banks offer.
Sam’s Club, a division of Wal-Mart, has announced that it is testing a new online small business lending program to help spur business formation and growth.