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I Got Approved for a Business Loan at 18%. Is There a Better Option? Business & Entrepreneurs February 19th, 2024
Starting a business is exciting. It's also the lifeblood of capitalism and a bedrock of the American economy. Money expert…
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What Is the Better Business Bureau and Should You Use It? Business & Entrepreneurs January 18th, 2024
The tens of millions of U.S. consumers have relatively few resources when it comes to safeguarding their money and time.…
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When Is the Best Day and Time To Call Customer Service? Business & Entrepreneurs July 18th, 2023
Finding out how to continually get good customer service and avoid its unfortunate counterpart, “customer no-service” has been a major…
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Clark Howard’s Advice Before You Buy a Franchise Business & Entrepreneurs May 23rd, 2023
Money expert Clark Howard says that the U.S. economy is experiencing a slow but sure pivot as the Federal Reserve…
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Insuring a Home-Based Business: What You Need To Know Insurance May 19th, 2023
It’s estimated that around 19 million businesses in the U.S. are home-based. Whether you’re a writer, accountant, engineer, entrepreneur or…
How This Man Overcame His Biggest Financial Blunder: A Failed Business
How This Man Overcame His Biggest Financial Blunder: A Failed Business Business & Entrepreneurs April 15th, 2022
IF YOU ASKED MEabout my financial life, I could regale you with stories about working the swing shift at the…
7 ways small business owners can reduce their tax bill
7 ways small business owners can reduce their tax bill Money & Credit March 22nd, 2022
It’s been said that small business owners are the only people who will work 80 hours a week so no…
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What Are Good Resources for Starting or Growing a Small Business? Business & Entrepreneurs March 15th, 2021
Welcome to Ask Clark, a column designed to answer your financial questions, bymoney expert Clark Howard. What Are Some Resources…
17 Red Flags That Could Get You Audited by the IRS
17 Red Flags That Could Get You Audited by the IRS Money & Credit January 14th, 2021
Few things spark more fear in someone's financial life than the idea of a tax audit by the Internal Revenue…
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5 things to know about SquadHelp — the site that pays you for creative business names Business & Entrepreneurs January 22nd, 2019
Need to make a quick hundred bucks? SquadHelp lets you submit names for startup businesses and get compensated. If your…
5 ways to make money instead of spending it this holiday season
5 ways to make money instead of spending it this holiday season Deals & Savings October 17th, 2018
The average American family is planning to spend between $540 and $882 this holiday season, according to various surveys. And unfortunately,…
Self Publishing Guide
Self Publishing Guide Business & Entrepreneurs June 28th, 2018
If you're looking for ways to publish a book without going through a big publishing house, here's whatyou need to…
Kickstarter leads the crowdfunding movement
Kickstarter leads the crowdfunding movement Business & Entrepreneurs April 26th, 2018
Your luck might be about to change if you're an entrepreneur or inventor who has had every door slammed in…
Business and personal loans without the bank hassle
Business and personal loans without the bank hassle Money & Credit April 26th, 2018
If you have a business idea and you can't seem to get any funds from a bank, there are more…
5 tips for launching a startup when you’re strapped for cash
5 tips for launching a startup when you’re strapped for cash Business & Entrepreneurs April 3rd, 2018
You don't need a lot of capital to start a business. 'Ultra-light startups' are a category of new businesses that…
Is it smart to use retirement accounts to fund a new business?
Is it smart to use retirement accounts to fund a new business? Business & Entrepreneurs February 20th, 2018
I love helping entrepreneurs set purposeful goals for their new companies. And because they are often doing things that are…
Why you should start your taxes before the new year
Why you should start your taxes before the new year Money & Credit January 24th, 2018
The 2017 tax filing season will begin on Monday, January 23, the IRS recently announced. The agency will begin accepting federal…
9 totally legitimate tax deductions for small businesses
9 totally legitimate tax deductions for small businesses Business & Entrepreneurs March 24th, 2017
One of the perks of having your own small business is that you can deduct legitimate business expenses from your…
Social Security hands out small cost of living adjustment for 2017
Social Security hands out small cost of living adjustment for 2017 Money & Credit December 2nd, 2016
Social Security recipients will get a small bump in their monthly checks next year. But if you still have a…
Best ways to get a small business loan
Best ways to get a small business loan Business & Entrepreneurs March 29th, 2016
Getting a loan as a small business or an entrepreneur hasn't always been easy. Big banks generally don't care about…
5 ways to protect your business bank account
5 ways to protect your business bank account Business & Entrepreneurs September 4th, 2015
Crooks have redoubled their efforts to target small businesses in recent months. Ever since the Target breach, every major publicly…
Free HR and Payroll Software for Small Businesses
Free HR and Payroll Software for Small Businesses Business & Entrepreneurs June 16th, 2015
If you're an entrepreneur or run a small business, you know you have a lot to think about. Fortunately, there…
Best free resources for continuing education
Best free resources for continuing education Education April 29th, 2015
As much as we may want to follow the excellent, oft-given advice to “never stop learning,” in the real world…
Save Money on Merchant Processing Fees
Save Money on Merchant Processing Fees Mobile & Electronics April 16th, 2015
If you're a small business and you need to save money, listen up to this. Cheaper Options for Merchant Processing…
Free Websites for Small Businesses
Free Websites for Small Businesses Business & Entrepreneurs March 25th, 2015
If you're a small business owner, it's easier than you may have heard to establish a web presence. Google will…