Cash and Accrual Accounting: Which Is Better for Small Businesses?

Cash and Accrual Accounting: Which Is Better for Small Businesses?

Yves-Marc Courtines from Boundless Advice explains the difference between cash vs. accrual accounting & helps you figure out which system is best for you.

Why it Matters to Keep Your Personal Finances Separate from Business Finances

Why it Matters to Keep Your Personal Finances Separate from Business Finances

You work hard for your money, right? You’ve spent countless hours building your business to what it is today. Yet, in one swoop, it could be all gone…along with all

Poll Results: Biggest Challenge Small Businesses Face

Poll Results: Biggest Challenge Small Businesses Face

We wanted to find out the biggest challenges business owners face. So we took to our Twitter page and asked our followers to weigh in! Here are the results.

What States Allow Electronic Business Signatures?

What States Allow Electronic Business Signatures?

Electronic business signatures are a way to quickly and efficiently receive, sign and send back agreements, checks, invoices, legal documents, etc.

How Do I Determine If a Person Constitutes an Employee vs. a Contractor?

How Do I Determine If a Person Constitutes an Employee vs. a Contractor?

It is extremely important to understand the difference between an employee vs. a contractor. The IRS takes this distinction very seriously, and there can be legal ramifications if you don’t follow the rules and guidelines they lay out.

Owning a Franchise a Great Option For Retirees

Owning a Franchise a Great Option For Retirees

Franchises for retirees can be found in countless industries, and they include various investment levels to suit your budget. If you're wondering whether a franchise is right for you, here are some tips on how to get started.

Should You Crowdfund Investments for Your New Business?

Should You Crowdfund Investments for Your New Business?

Here are some ideas on small business crowdfunding, including how it works and the pros and cons of this relatively new investment strategy.

Common Federal & State Licenses and Permits Your Business Might Need

Common Federal & State Licenses and Permits Your Business Might Need

Which business licenses and permits are required? It depends on your state, but we share some examples of common ones here.

Where Can I Find a Notary Public, and Why Might I Need One?

Where Can I Find a Notary Public, and Why Might I Need One?

There are several occasions where you may need a notary public for your business or personal purposes.

Growing Beyond a Solopreneur: Hiring a Strong Team

Growing Beyond a Solopreneur: Hiring a Strong Team

Bringing on the right staff to help you build your business becomes necessary when you’re losing business because you don’t have more people to do the work — essentially causing you to turn away potential clients and/or business.