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Retirement Savings Plans for Small Businesses

You don’t need to spend a ton of money to set up a retirement plan for you and your employees. Yes, you have more immediate financial concerns – from payroll to health care costs – but providing a retirement plan for everyone is crucial, according to Shoreline Financial Advisors and other financial planners. For one, you could attract and retain more and better employees. The tax benefits are also excellent....

Four Back-Office Jobs You Should Outsource and Why

Almost any job that does not require you to interact with a client or any similar function is a job that may be outsourced. You should remember, however, that outsourcing works best if it matches your kind of business. Before outsourcing any task, study how outsourcing it can improve the process and allow you to save at the same time. Some of the most commonly outsourced functions are on this list: Accounting Finance...

3 Tangible Investments You Can Quickly Sell

These days, you never know just how much another man would pay for another man’s trash, or so it seems. Do you have some old items and memorabilia collecting dust in your attic? Check them out, and you may just find yourself the owner of some rare items you can sell for profit. Here are some items you can invest in and sell…eventually. Gold and Silver Coins Perhaps your parents or grandparents have...

Realizing Your Dreams of Becoming a Small Business Owner

While the United States continues to inch out of the worst recession ever, many consumers still find it hard to gain access to funding so that they can start and launch their own business. This makes sense, as the recession also largely affected financial institutions, and these lending companies had to implement stricter and more rigorous borrowing qualifications. Fortunately, through proper planning and implementation...

The 3 Traits of a Better Investor: Do You Have Them?

Investing is one of the ways to go if you want to achieve your financial goals and protect your monetary assets. Before you go at it, there are certain skills that you need to develop in order for you to carry out what needs to be done. Other than these skills, a good investor possesses some qualities and values that will help them materialize their plans and achieve their goals in life. Whether you are investing...

Basic Safety Tips on Operating a Mini-Excavator

They may not possess the raw power of their bigger brothers, but mini-excavators can still pack a mean punch. Don’t treat them as a toy, and observe all safety measures at all times. All it takes for an accident to occur is one tiny mistake, so it’s best to be vigilant and always use best practices during operations. Take note of some safety tips on how you can properly make use of this incredible machine. Regularly...

A Safer Workplace: How to Reduce Risks and Accidents

Whether in a warehouse or a manufacturing environment, safety should be one of the most important considerations. A properly functioning business depends on it. Thousands of workers suffer injuries in the workplace every year. Some accidents even lead to loss of life. Many of these accidents, however, are preventable. Here are some ways to make your workplace safer. Train your employees Untrained or under-trained...

Fence Options for Your Project

These days, the number of construction projects has been and still is on the increase, thanks to the rise of new construction technologies that make every next project easier to work on, and state-of-the-art equipment that helps construction project managers complete them on time and with less labour. For this industry, work safety is a big concern. These job sites require safety reminders for everyone. Only...

How to Become a Better Handyman

If you have always been interested in DIY home projects, you can turn this skill into a paying profession. Become a handyman and accept small home projects to earn some extra cash. Here are some tips on how to become a better handyman and get paid for something you are good at. Find out where to get the right materials If you are planning to turn your hobby into a profession, you have to find a hardware supply...

Low Interest Rates: A Benefit of SBA Loans for Small Businesses

According to information from the US Census, there are more than 27 million registered small businesses in the US. And, according to the same source, these firms, along with more than 120 million employees, are the driving force behind the US economy. Thanks to the support of the SBA (Small Business Administration), these businesses can receive sufficient funding for the growth of their operations. SBA-Set Interest...