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  • 11 Work From Home Jobs That Are Growing During COVID

    The pandemic accelerated our shift to virtual platforms. Work from home jobs are now more popular than ever before. Businesses all over are pouring resources into creating a stronger online presence. Online retail sales have spiked by 31.8% for the first quarter of 2020. The Web is our source of entertainment, socialization, romance, and more. […]

    Posted at September 22, 2020 » By : » Categories : COVID-19 Business Resources »
  • W2 vs W4 – Discover the Different Types of IRS Tax Forms

    For the majority of Americans, tax season begins at the end of January. At this time, tens of millions of people are receiving a Form W-2 from their employer. Receipt of the W-2 form and other documentation allows individuals and businesses to file their income taxes for the year. The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) […]

    Posted at September 18, 2020 » By : » Categories : Accounting, Payroll, & Taxes »
  • What is Accounts Receivable Financing?

    Did you know the average large business in America takes 56 days to pay their supplier’s invoices? Are you a supplier waiting for those seemingly endless two months for that invoice to finally clear? If so, then it can be frustrating staying on top of your bills when you’re not sure how long it will […]

    Posted at September 10, 2020 » By : » Categories : Business Funding »
  • What Is Payroll and How Can I Find Funding for It?

    When your business is experiencing cash flow problems, payroll is not one of the expenses you should compromise. If you skip out on paying employees, there can be severe consequences. Not only are you interrupting the livelihood of your employees who depend on their paychecks, but you could face some legal issues as well. So […]

    Posted at September 4, 2020 » By : » Categories : Accounting, Payroll, & Taxes,Business Funding »
  • What Is Work in Process (WIP)?

    Are you looking for ways to improve your company’s manufacturing process? If you’ve never heard of the term “work in process”, you may be wondering what the difference between work in process and work in progress are. By identifying the differences between these two manufacturing terms often referred to as WIP, you will maintain a constant […]

    Posted at September 3, 2020 » By : » Categories : Business Management »
  • How to Get a Patent

    If you’ve got a brilliant idea or invention that you’ve been keeping under wraps, you may want to get a patent to protect your intellectual property. While applying for and getting a it can be a lengthy process, the final result is more than worth it. Getting your product or startup off the ground could […]

    Posted at September 1, 2020 » By : » Categories : Starting a Business »
  • SBA 8a Certification: What Is It, Its Benefits, and How to Obtain It

    The goal of the federal government is to award a minimum of five percent of all federal contract spending to small, disadvantaged businesses every year. One way this is done is with 8a certification. What does it mean when you hear someone mention a company has earned 8a certification? It means the business has applied for the […]

    Posted at August 27, 2020 » By : » Categories : Business Management,SBA Loans »
  • How to Get Startup Funding for Your Small Business

    What’s the most challenging thing about starting a business? You guessed it; it’s financing! We totally get the excitement that comes with a business idea and the frustration that follows when you can’t finance it. The longer you take to find your startup funding, the more you lose your enthusiasm and motivation for the business. […]

    Posted at August 24, 2020 » By : » Categories : Business Funding,SBA Loans,Starting a Business »
  • 7 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Seeking Business Funding

    Our future is uncertain. The economy is in shambles. You know what that means: it’s time to start your new business! Surprising as it sounds, now might be the best time to launch the startup you’ve been dreaming of. Credit expectations are at an all-time low, and many mass-scale retailers are closed to the public. This […]

    Posted at August 17, 2020 » By : » Categories : Business Funding »
  • A Practical Guide to a Leveraged Buyout (LBO)

    Leveraged buyouts (LBOs) have gathered a lot of notorious press. However, according to economists, a leveraged buyout is still an important company acquisition tool. The leveraged buyout model is an interesting one and something that all investors should know about. Although potentially profitable, leveraged buyouts also come with a high level of risk. Therefore, it is […]

    Posted at August 11, 2020 » By : » Categories : Business Management »