Beware of This Email: The boss email scam that could cost your company thousands.

Here’s a new nightmare for the small business owner: You come back from lunch and afternoon meetings to find thousands of dollars missing from your… Read More…

Mergers and Acquisitions: Basics for Small Business.

Mergers and acquisitions. What does that mean to you? Do you picture big city investment bankers and corporate raiders, Fortune 500 companies, hostile negotiations, confusing… Read More…

Why You Need a Business Valuation (even if you don’t plan on selling soon)

A few weeks ago, the local county tax assessor sent appraisal staff through the neighborhood.  They poked around the back yard, took some measurements, and… Read More…

Save Money on Credit Card Transaction Fees

If I asked you to open your wallet, I suspect you’d be able to show me a few credit cards (some business, some personal), a… Read More…

Trump Wants to End Obamacare SHOP

Obamacare exempted small businesses (those with less than 50 FTE employees) from its Employer Mandate, but it did offer a way for such companies to… Read More…

Comp Time Instead of Overtime Pay a Possibility

We’re all pretty familiar with overtime law: If a non-exempt employee works more than 40 hours in a week (or more than eight hours in… Read More…

Cashing the Same Check Twice: The New Era of Check Fraud

Do you remember going to the bank as kid?  I do.  I remember walking into the bank with my parents (or, on an even better… Read More…

3 Things to Consider Before You Crowdfund Your Next Business Endeavor

The Kauffman Foundation, a Kansas City based nonprofit focusing on entrepreneurship and education, recently presented its Annual State of Entrepreneurship Report at its annual event,… Read More…

5 Questions to Ask Before Taking Out a Business Loan

40% of small businesses in the United States will get a loan at some point, according to a 2014 study by Harvard Business School.  It’s… Read More…

8 Last Minute Tax Savings Tips for 2016

The chances for tax reform next year are high, thanks to the November election of Donald Trump and the Republican sweep of Congress. For some,… Read More…