6 tax-planning ideas to close out 2021

With year’s end approaching, it’s time for tax planning and preparation. Before you begin to prep for this critical time, keep in mind that there have been some changes that might impact your tax situation. To soften the tax load and come out on top...

5 things to consider when exiting the small business world

Rarely does a businessperson open shop for the sole purpose of selling the business down the road.   After years of investments, sweat equity and passion, moving on can be one of the most difficult things one can do.   Yet, selling your business might also be just the...

4 tips to help small business owners thrive

As a small business owner, you launched your enterprise with full knowledge of the obstacles you’d face.   You’re aware how much work goes into building and sustaining business success. Each year, about 20% of businesses are forced aside. About half of all businesses will close within...

8 tips for managing remote work

At the start of the pandemic, remote work seemed like it wouldn’t work.   Technology and logistics were some of the main obstacles that we soon learned to overcome or work around.   While remote work continues to pose challenges as it becomes more of a mainstay, many businesses...

5 ways small business can boost efficiency

Adjusting to business life during the pandemic was a heavy lift for employers and employees alike.   As your business makes permanent changes and looks forward to future growth, boosting efficiency will be one of the top priorities. Here are five ways that your business can fire...

5 pieces of advice for hiring the best candidates

As you ramp up your operations, you might also be on the hunt for new help.   Hiring a new team member is rewarding as you set out to achieve new goals and expand business.   In today’s busy job market, however, it can be a bigger challenge to...

How to reopen your business safely

The stop-and-go feel to reopening is causing some anxiety among company leaders and their workforce.   As you prepare to gradually and safely reopen to full business operations, here are some general guidelines to follow to ensure it’s done the right way.   Employees first   Since the early parts of...