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Topics focused on small business planning, start-ups, business growth, business transition, and exporting.

Doing Business As (DBA): What is a DBA, How to File as a DBA

If you’ve ever asked, “What is a DBA?” this article is for you. The short answer is, a “Doing Business As” is when the name under which a business operates is different from its legal, registered name. A DBA may also be called a trade Name.

The 5 C’s of Credit

Small business owners looking for a loan need to understand the way their creditworthiness is...

How To Increase Profits Using More Accurate Job Costing

If you can’t identify and accurately estimate all of your project costs, how can you determine...

4 Tips for Borrowing from Friends and Family

It should be no secret in the post-coronavirus world that we should expect to see credit...

Why Cash Flow is More Important than Profit

Many equate the success of a company to its reported profits. While profits are good, they do no...

5 Legal Issues When Managing a Remote Team During the Coronavirus

More and more businesses are allowing employees to work remotely due to the COVID-19 crisis....

New PPP Loan Forgiveness Application 3508S: Will It Help You?

If you took out a Paycheck Protection Program loan for $50,000 or less, you may be able to use a...

The Importance of Growing Your Business Network

In these COVID-19 times, one of the things that stand out is that you cannot have too many...

Small Business Budgeting and Borrowing

Over the nearly 40 years I’ve either owned or otherwise worked in a small business, I’ve...

Business Documents: How Long to Keep Business Records

You know that good recordkeeping is part of running a small business, but you aren’t sure how...