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10 BEST REMOTE COLLABORATION TOOLS OF 2020

Running a small business is hard. Any entrepreneur who’s bootstrapped their own startup is already familiar with all the struggles that one encounters during the earliest phases of company growth including project management. As if all that wasn’t challenging enough, more obstacles have been added due to the global health issues that have plagued [...]

2020-08-13T18:15:20+00:00August 13th, 2020|Articles, Business Tools|

SMALL BUSINESS FINANCIAL HEALTH REQUIRES INCREASINGLY DIGITAL APPROACH TO LOANS

Since Q1 of 2020, businesses, especially smaller ones, have had to scramble to figure out how they can weather the COVID-19 pandemic and eventually come back at full-strength. We’ve all seen the boarded-up storefronts in our own communities and on the news, which creates increased anxiety that many of these businesses either will not reopen [...]

2020-08-12T15:14:56+00:00August 12th, 2020|Articles, Business Strategy|

THE BEST AFFORDABLE LAPTOPS OF 2020

A DEFINITIVE GUIDE We’ve reviewed hundreds of laptops, so we know what to look for in a laptop regardless of the price. The best laptop you can buy is the Lenovo Yoga C640. It does everything that laptops hundreds of dollars more expensive can do — and in some cases, it does it [...]

2020-07-31T17:04:24+00:00July 31st, 2020|Articles, Business Tools|

HOW AND WHY TO USE A ZERO-SUM BUDGET

Sometime around 2010, my husband and I realized that we weren’t making the most of our income. We knew we were wasting boatloads of money, yet we weren’t sure why it was happening or how to make it stop. In an effort to figure things out once and for all, we began tracking our spending [...]

2020-07-30T15:34:35+00:00July 28th, 2020|Articles, Financial Advice|

HOW TO MAKE MONEY FROM YOUR HOBBIES

A few years ago, I went through a period where I longed to spend more time on one of my favorite hobbies: tabletop gaming. I really like sitting down with friends and playing a board game or a card game or a roleplaying game. The social experience, the thinking process, the handling of the components [...]

2020-07-29T15:03:16+00:00July 24th, 2020|Articles, Financial Advice|

TECH COMPANIES TEAM UP TO HELP SMALL BUSINESSES STAY OPEN

Well-known technology companies have joined together to create a website called #OpenWeStand with the goal to gather "resources, inspiration and connection to other everyday entrepreneurs with creative solutions to keep their business open, even if their doors are closed due to COVID-19." Resources like business strategies, communication, community engagement and maintaining customer loyalty are listed [...]

2020-07-29T15:03:29+00:00July 23rd, 2020|Articles, Business Tools|

CORONAVIRUS PPP LOANS SAVED MILLIONS OF JOBS, NEW STUDY FINDS

The Paycheck Protection Program boosted aggregate U.S. employment by an estimated 1.4 million to 3.2 million jobs through early June, according to analysis from MIT researchers and the Federal Reserve. "The evidence to date suggests the PPP was certainly not perfectly targeted in terms of reaching only firms or regions in the most need; even [...]

2020-07-29T15:03:21+00:00July 23rd, 2020|Articles, News|

5 CREATIVE WAYS SMALL BUSINESSES CAN GET NOTICED

It’s a challenging time to be a small business. A recent report by Facebook and Small Business Roundtable found that 31 percent of small businesses aren’t operating right now because of COVID-related shutdowns. Of those that are, many have had to adapt some or all of their processes to accommodate the new normal. If your [...]

2020-07-29T15:04:01+00:00July 21st, 2020|Articles, Business Strategy|

HE WAS A SELF-EMPLOYED AUDIO ENGINEER–NOW HE’S ON FOOD STAMPS

The US government has offered up some relief to the smallest of small businesses -- self-employed freelancers, contractors and sole proprietors. But for many, that aid hasn't come quickly -- if at all. The federal aid package passed by Congress in March enables these microbusinesses to apply for special unemployment benefits and Economic Injury [...]

2020-07-29T15:12:34+00:00July 3rd, 2020|Articles, People & Stories|

HOW DO CREDIT CARD BILLING CYCLES WORK?

Billing cycles are essential to the functionality of credit cards. That’s why understanding billing cycles is important for financial planning. While the language surrounding credit card billing cycles can be confusing, it doesn’t have to be. Keep reading as we go into detail about why billing cycles are so important and how they work. [...]

2020-07-29T15:12:46+00:00July 2nd, 2020|Articles, Financial Advice|

HOW TO NEGOTIATE RENT FOR YOUR SMALL BUSINESS DURING COVID

After COVID-19 began spreading, governments gave statewide orders to shut down, limit operational hours and establish safety protocols for employees. However, these steps haven’t always possible for some businesses. Many had temporarily shut down or permanently close. One of the biggest remaining challenges is managing to pay rent when revenue is at an all-time low, [...]

2020-07-29T15:13:28+00:00June 24th, 2020|Articles, Business Strategy|

13 BUSINESS OWNERS SHARE THEIR POST LOCKDOWN PLANS–THE NEW NORM?

With lockdown restrictions being gradually lifted in phases, many businesses are getting ready to place their post lockdown plans into action. With the new norm being discussed, every industry must change the way they operate, from social distancing in offices to changing the tactile features of a showroom. Being a business owner during Covid-19, big [...]

2020-07-29T15:14:04+00:00June 24th, 2020|Articles, People & Stories|

TRUMP HINTS AT ‘GENEROUS’ SECOND STIMULUS CHECK–HERE’S HOW MUCH YOU COULD GET

President Trump signaled Monday that he's open to a second stimulus check for Americans still reeling financially from the coronavirus pandemic and the related economic lockdown. Asked during an interview by Scripps reporter Joe St. George whether he plans to give another cash payment to some Americans, Trump said: "Yeah we are. We are." [...]

2020-07-29T15:14:12+00:00June 23rd, 2020|Articles, News|