The Latest Obamacare Repeal Effort (this one stands a chance)

A latest Obamacare repeal effort is on the table and it’s worth taking note of. This bill likely stands the best chance at passing out… Read More…

Consider Offering Employees a Cafeteria Plan (it’s got nothing to do with food)

As we barrel toward October, both you and your employees may be thinking about company benefits. One of the most overlooked options for small businesses… Read More…

Drink In These Marketing Lessons From Pumpkin Spice Lattes

We’ve had two chilly mornings in the Carolinas so far this month. Two. Autumn doesn’t officially arrive until September 22nd.  But it’s here already, on… Read More…

Obama’s Overtime Rule Rejected in Federal Court

President Obama’s controversial overtime rule has been rejected in federal court. Yesterday, a Texas federal court judge ruled in favor of the 55 state and… Read More…

5 Things Your Small Business Can Do Now To Help Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey has paralyzed southeast Texas. The images are staggering, and estimates place the total cost of property damage and lost revenue in the billions…. Read More…

3 Things You’re Doing That Destroy Your Company Culture

We talk a lot about company culture (or corporate culture) and with good reason. It’s the foundation of your company. It’s what makes you YOU…. Read More…

Out of the Shadows: How small businesses find opportunity in the wake of big retail closings.

America stands to lose 147 million square feet of retail space this year. That’s according to Wall Street brokerage firm Credit Suisse, which released a… Read More…

Potential Tariff on Solar Panels Would Deeply Impact the NC Industry

North Carolina is second only to California in installed solar farm power capacity. It’s big business here, thanks to tax incentives and a state law… Read More…

Motivating Work-From-Home Employees

Motivating work-from-home employees is a struggle for many business owners, but it’s an important topic to address. Ask any employee what they want most out… Read More…

Individual Retirement Accounts Benefit From But Carefully Manage the Tax Deferral

For many families, an individual retirement account can be their largest investment asset and in many situations will be the primary source of income during… Read More…