Small Business

  1. ADP: Who are ADP's Main Competitors?

    Explore ADP's primary competitors in its two major segments, with brief descriptions of the scale and offerings of companies ...
  2. How to Save for Retirement in the Gig Economy

    Even if you decide to freelance or be self-employed, there are still ways to save for retirement.
  3. Welcome to Columbus!

    #TheFinancialCoach rolls into Columbus, Ohio for the 2017 American Quarter Horse Congress.
  4. Nightmare on Wall Street: The Spooky Terminology Of Investing

    Beware of zombies and Jekyll and Hyde companies! Read about the spooky terms circulating Wall Street.
  5. Spiritual Business Practices: The Connection to Faith

    Being grateful for what you have and leading a spiritual life can help your business too.
  6. How Financially Fit Are You? Indiana University

    Investopedia and American Century Investments attended the 2017 Indiana University Homecoming to talk about financial fitness ...
  7. Indianapolis: Test Your Financial Fitness

    Investopedia and American Century at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
  8. Subcontracting

    Subcontracting is the practice of assigning part of the obligations and tasks under a contract to another party known as ...
  9. How WeWork Works and Makes Money

    Find out how WeWork makes money by offering flexible, shared office space to out-of-the-cubicle workers like freelancers ...
  10. 10 Breakout Ideas for Small Businesses

    Running the day-to-day in a small business can absorb all your energies. But seeking new opportunities is what will keep ...
  11. The New Risks 401(k) Plan Sponsors Face

    New regulations regarding fiduciary duties means 401(k) plan sponsors need to step up oversight.
  12. What is the formula for calculating weighted average cost of capital (WACC) in Excel?

    Learn about the weighted average cost of capital (WACC) formula and how it is used to estimate the average cost of raising ...
  13. 7 Tax Savings Tips for Small Business Owners

    Small business owners should consider these year-end tax savings strategies.
  14. Starting a Business? Consider These Countries

    It's tough enough to get a business up and running. If you are looking at doing it abroad, here are the five nations that ...
  15. Welcome to Nashville! - The Financial Fitness Tour

    #TheFinancialCoach rolls into Music City.
  16. Tackling Small Business Financial Planning

    Mark Johannessen, CFP® on the challenges of financial planning for small businesses.
  17. Entrepreneur

    An Entrepreneur is an individual who founds and runs a small business and assumes all the risk and reward of the venture. ...
  18. 4 Reasons Why Investors Like Buybacks

    Buybacks benefit investors by improving shareholder value, increasing share prices, and creating tax beneficial opportunities.
  19. Increase Your Disposable Income

    Here are four quick and easy ways to up your spending money.
  20. Should You Use a 401(k) to Fund a Start-Up?

    There are pros and cons to using your 401(k) to fund a start-up.
  21. Franchisee

    A franchisee is a small business owner that purchases the right to use an existing business's trademarks, associated brands, ...
  22. 9 Steps to Set Up a Small Business Disaster Plan

    Every small business needs a disaster recovery plan. Here are nine steps to implement one.
  23. Retirement Hobbies That Make Money

    Turning your hobby into some extra cash can be a great way to make your retirement more financially comfortable.
  24. Best Retirement Plan Options for the Self-Employed

    Self-employed business owners can choose from any of these retirement plan options.
  25. Business Insurance Lessons From a Texas-Sized Flood

    If you own a small business, make sure it is insured against losses due to flooding or hurricanes.
  26. What is Tim Cook's Managerial Style?

    Tim Cook's leadership could be broadly defined as democratic.
  27. Can Your Family Business Keep Up With Growth?

    Family business owners need to factor in the growth rate of future generations and plan ahead.
  28. Venture Capital

    Venture Capital is money provided by investors to startup firms with long-term growth potential. Typically entails high risk ...
  29. Estimated Taxes Tripping Up More Filers

    If your working as an independent contractor, making sure you cover your bill for estimated taxes is important for avoiding ...
  30. Business Model

    A business model is a company's plan for generating revenues and profits. It includes the components and functions of the ...
  31. Understanding 'Per Diem'

    Per diem is one method for reimbursing employees for business-travel expenses. Companies using the per diem method must follow ...
  32. How do I use Excel to calculate a weighted average?

    Learn about the calculation and interpretation of weighted averages, including how to compute a weighted average using Microsoft ...
  33. DUNS Number

    A nine-digit numbering system which uniquely identifies an individual business. This number can be used to access a database ...
  34. 5 Tips for Starting a Business Later in Life

    Starting a business later in life can be lucrative, but takes careful planning and thought.
  35. Accrue

    The ability for something to accumulate over time. In finance, "accrue" commonly refers to interest, income and expenses ...
  36. Why Small Business Owners Need to Delegate

    Entrepreneurs face the risk of a business failing if they don't have a delegation process in place.
  37. The Top 10 Best TED Talks for Business Leaders

    Influential talks for 21st Century managers from TED are worth sharing.
  38. Exit Strategies for Business Owners

    Ideally, an exit strategy is planned early in the life of the business, begin with the end in mind.
  39. 3 Simple Lifestyle Changes to Make You More Productive

    If you are looking to become more productive, find out what works best for you. Here are three ideas.
  40. Surprise! Qualified Plan Sponsors Are Fiduciaries

    If you are a small business owner offering a qualified plan to employees, you are a fiduciary.
  41. Capital Allowance

    A capital allowance is the amount of expenditure that a business may claim against its taxable profit under the Capital Allowances ...
  42. The Right Retirement Plan Saves Small Business Cash

    What do small businesses need to watch to keep costs down on retirement plans? It's not plan fees.
  43. The Ultimate Working From Home Guide

    By 2020, half of the workforce may not go into the office. If you want to be ahead of the curve, check out our complete guide ...
  44. Social Security for the Self-Employed: How It Works

    As both employee and employer, you have to pay more in Social Security, but there are deductions that can help lighten the ...
  45. Why a Family Business Succession Plan Is Crucial

    Successful family-owned businesses have a well-designed succession plan in place.
  46. Why Business Owners Need a Succession or Exit Plan

    Most Baby Boomer business owners lack a formal succession plan or exit strategy.
  47. Facebook's Latest Acquisition Helps It Fight Piracy

    Facebook acquires startup Source3 in a bid to curb piracy ahead of the launch of the company’s new streaming video service.
  48. How to Power Through Tough Times in Your Career

    Much like an athlete, people get burned out in their business or career. Here's how to persevere.
  49. Business Owner Compensation: Marathon or Sprint?

    Which is better, sinking all of your money into your business or paying yourself along the way?
  50. 5 Success Strategies for Business Owners

    Here are five strategies to help business owners achieve success personally and professionally.
Hot Definitions
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