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8 Great Businesses Ideas You Can Start Today

Most of these recession-proof ideas don't require a lot of capital, and can be run from a home office.

Offering Stock to Your Employees: 5 Key Financial Considerations

You can choose to make your employees more involved with your business' future by offering them stock in the company.

Best Money Tips: Share With Your Neighbors

Today we found some awesome articles on communal items to share with neighbors, tips to legally pay less tax, and how to avoid buying a "lemon" product.

How Steady Financial Management Can Support Ecommerce Growth

Steady financial management can drive growth, support timely repayment of credit lines and loans, or bypass the need for traditional financing altogether.

Finance Your New Business: It's Not as Complicated as You Think

Finding money to start a new business can seem hard — but fundamentally, the process really isn't that complicated. Learn how to get financing.

Improving Your Online Community

Turning visitors into community members can mean big benefits for your company.

5 Easy-to-Make Deluxe Gifts for Under $15

From plants that keep on giving to a gift that's totally free, these DIY items have you covered no matter what the occasion.

How Anticipating the Worst Can Help You Succeed

It doesn't do much good to be Chicken Little, constantly convinced that financial ruin is imminent. That said, the strongest businesses do prepare for the worst.

Life and Death: The Related Taxes, and How It Affects Your Family

From hiring your children to work in your business to careful end-of-life planning, you can help reduce the taxes that you (or your children) will owe.

10 Tricks for Cutting Training Costs

It's easy to think of what a new employee costs just in terms of salary, but training can also be a significant — and reducible — expense.

How to Celebrate Earth Day

Help the planet (and save yourself some money) by celebrating Earth Day. Plus, learn ways to practice sustainability all year round.

The Language of Accounting

The numbers in your financial statements tell the story of your business. Learn how to read them like a book.

How Much Money Will You Need to Retire?

Do you really know how much money you'll need to retire? Find out by filling out this short (but comprehensive) worksheet.

Is Mobile Marketing Ready for Small Business?

Ten years ago the Web challenged small businesses to market in a new medium. Are mobile devices about to become your next marketing challenge?

27 Money-Saving Tips from Successful Small Businesses

In economic conditions rich or lean, these tried and true cost cutting tips can fatten your bottom line.

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LCD vs. Plasma: What's the Better Value?

If you're longing to make a big-screen TV the centerpiece to your home theater system, consider the deal-rich plasma option.

6 Considerations When Hiring a Celebrity Spokesperson

Planned carefully, a marketing campaign featuring a celebrity spokesperson can boost your profile and your sales. Planned poorly...

5 Business Blogs that Can Boost Your Bottom Line

Stay up to date on business trends and discover new insights at these five forward leaning business blogs.

10 Signs You're a Micromanager (And How to Reform Yourself)

If you see yourself in more than a few of these ten signs of micromanagement, seek help immediately.