Small Business

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    Give your business what it needs to thrive and it will reward you for years to come. ...
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    One of the most precious commodities for small business owners is time, which presents ...
  4. How to Lead More Prospects to Your Website

    It isn’t enough to have great content sitting on your website. There needs to be ...
  5. How Is a Business Valued on "Shark Tank?"

    How entrepreneurs and the Sharks value a business likely takes into account present ...
  6. 5 Secrets You Didn't Know About 401(k)s

    If your employer offers a 401(k), that should be your first stop for retirement savings ...
  1. How Is a Business Valued on "Shark Tank?"

    How entrepreneurs and the Sharks value a business likely takes into account present ...
  2. How Risky is Jack Dorsey’s Square? (SQ)

    Square is hedging against rising competitive risk and a possible economic downturn ...
  3. Square Expands Service in Unusual Partnership ...

    New partnerships with competitors will help Square reach customers beyond its existing ...
  4. What to Look for in Square's Q2 Earnings (SQ)

    The company is looking for its third-straight earnings beat since going public last ...
  5. Why Groupon Stock Soared 30% Last Week (GRPN)

    The combination of Groupon's narrower-than-expected second-quarter loss and upbeat ...
  6. Groupon Earnings Coming Up: What to Expect?

    Wall Street expects the online deals company to deliver year-over-year declines in ...
  1. Implementing A Small Business Social Media Strategy

    As social media continues to change the way people communicate, it has become an ...
  2. How To Write A Business Plan

    A well-written business plan will help you gain investor interest, and determine ...
  3. Starting A Small Business

    Starting a small business can be a daunting task. This tutorial will break the process ...
  1. I am starting a limited liability company (LLC). I will be the sole member. Can I ...

    In a word, yes. A limited liability company (LLC) is eligible to establish a simplified employee pension (SEP). Keep in mind ...
  2. What are some of the disadvantages to taking venture capital?

    Learn how financing a business through venture capital can be a viable source of funding for small businesses but know caveats ...
  3. What's the difference between limited liability partnership and general partnership?

    Learn the differences between general partnerships and limited liability partnerships; each type has unique traits, benefits ...
  4. Do working capital funds expire?

    Find out how and why a company's working capital can change over time, though the fund does not actually expire, and how ...
  1. Should Your Business Go Public? 4 Things to Consider ...

    The ultimate outside investment opportunity is going public through an initial public ...
  2. Top 6 Reasons New Businesses Fail

    Running your own business may be the American Dream, but it's become a nightmare ...
  3. 7 Things You Need To Know About Working From ...

    Working from home is a dream for many, but sometimes the dream doesn't match up to ...
  4. 5 Common Small Business Mistakes

    Knowing these start-up company issues - and how to avoid them - will keep your new ...
  5. 8 Steps To Becoming Your Own Boss

    Your step-by-step guide to leaving the nine-to-five world and striking out on your ...
  6. 4 Big Businesses Built With Small Cash

    Subway, Alienware, Ticketsnow and The Body Shop all got started with little start-up ...
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  3. North American Free Trade Agreement - NAFTA

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