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Small Business Owners: Are You Adequately Preparing For Retirement?

As a business owner, you’re probably used to having a lot on your plate – budgeting, drafting business plans, hiring employees…and setting up your own retirement plan.  The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America conducted a national study of small business owners (SBOs) to gauge their views on retirement.  Below are their key considerations: What… Read more

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Small Business Owners Have Mixed Feelings About 2014

How is 2014 shaping up for small businesses? As a small business owner, this is something you should know. The National Small Business Association recently published the 2014 Mid-Year Economic Report, and there is good news on the horizon for small businesses. Overall, 1,252 small business owners who were surveyed between July 21 – August… Read more

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SBA Guidelines For Small Businesses Are Changing – For Better, Or For Worse?

By Ben Gran   For the first time since 2008, the federal Small Business Administration (SBA) is expanding its guidelines for what exactly constitutes a “small business”. This is not just a semantic debate; being defined as a “small business” makes certain companies eligible for various types of federal small business loans and other assistance… Read more

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What is the difference between an S Corp and a C Corp?

Congratulations, you have made the decision to incorporate your business. You have decided the best business entity for your business is a corporation, and you are contemplating forming an S Corporation. But you are still unsure if it is right for your business. Should your business become a C Corp or an S Corp? This… Read more

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Post National Small Business Week

National Small Business Week is so important because it showcases small businesses across the nation and offers them resources and advice in addition to helping them grow their business into a success. This week isn’t only about educating small business owners but it is also about encouraging consumers to support the small businesses in this… Read more

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Helping Your Business to Thrive in the Face of the Government Shutdown

Because of the government shutdown, many businesses have been left in precarious circumstances at a critical time. Holiday commercial activity is approaching quickly, making everything from supplemental staffing to increased inventory a significant need. However, limited availability of capital may make it difficult to proceed with your plans, especially if your small business loan from… Read more

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You Don’t Want to Be On This List: Companies That Squandered Investors’ Money

  1. Solyndra: The 2011 bankruptcy of this Fremont, Calif. manufacturer of solar cells—a company that got a $535 million federal loan guarantee—represents one of the most botched funding opportunities in U.S. history. More than a year-and-a-half has passed since Solyndra filed for bankruptcy and laid off its 1,100 employees. However, its failure still gets a… Read more

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National Small Business Week Nominations Soon!

Coming next May: the 2012 edition of National Small Business Week! Held by the Small Business Administration, the NSBW is a week to honor all the entrepreneurs and forward thinkers out there that make up the backbone of American business. But Kabbage, you say, the National Small Business Week has been around since 2008. What’s… Read more

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5 Things the Small Business Bill Can Do For You

In case the buzz all around the Internet hasn’t reached your browser yet, the Small Business Jobs Act bill has passed in 2010. Now, what does all this hustle and bustle have to do with your small business? Here’s a quick breakdown of some of the things the small business bill can do for you… Read more