Small Business Resource Center

Using a Card, Not a Vendor Credit Line, for Business Purchases

Getting credit terms (aka trade terms) with vendors is usually a savvy move but, depending on the circumstances, paying with credit or charge cards can be just as smart. Securin

Life Insurance for Your Business

As a business owner, you probably already own more insurance policies than you ever imagined you would: liability, contents, vehicles, and any number of policies are often stric

8 Ways Great Service Prevents Chargebacks

Sealing the sales deal is the key to opening the door to success. Getting in compliance can be cumbersome but can mean fewer charge-backs and more cash in your pocket now. More

8 Ways to Minimize Costs and Maximize ROI on Employee Travel

Whether you have a sales force of two that only does the occasional overnight, or you maintain an army of road warriors and have your own travel coordination department, these 8

Shareholder’s Agreement: What It Is and Why You Need to Review Your Own

A Shareholder’s Agreement is designed to help you and your business navigate life’s tricky twists and turns. Here are 10 common clauses to look for in your Shareholder's Agreeme

9 Tax Free Employee Benefits

There are many benefits employers can provide to rekindle employee morale, ensure loyalty, and increase productivity. And do it without increasing the employee’s tax burden like

6 Tips for Running Your Business: Lessons From 2 Failed Restaurateurs

Is it possible that one of the reasons the restaurant business is so hard to succeed in, is because some new restaurant owners lack business sense? Possibly. In examining this angl

How Your Small Business Can Survive the Recession

By most accounts, this is going to be a long recession, and we’re still on the downward slope. As a small business owner, you will be forced to make drastic moves to survive. As yo

Four Common Mistakes to Avoid in Running Your Small Business

You are the master of your domain. And as a small business owner, your domain is nothing to sneeze at. So let’s make it a little easier by learning from other people's mistakes.