Set up 401K if funding

Set up 401K if funding

 What You Need to Know About 401ks  Are you making the (mistaken) assumption that you can’t have a 401k because you’re a solopreneur? Even if you’re just one person, you *can* have a 401k. It’s called a solo or self-employed 401k and is offered widely. Key Differences...

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Evaluate Your Benefits Offerings & Payroll

Evaluate Your Benefits Offerings & Payroll

 Small Business To-Do: Investigate Corporate Health Insurance Plans We’ve got just about three weeks before November 15 -- the day we have to make final decisions about health insurance for ourselves and our employees. While you’re not required to offer healthcare...

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Are you spending or investing?

Are you spending or investing?

  My dad has a tradition of giving the grandkids $20 in quarters for their birthdays. Last year, my son marched his literal money bags to the store on the day after his birthday and bought three Transformers Rescue Bots. The next day, he realized there was another...

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8 Things to Consider Before Taking that EIDL Loan

8 Things to Consider Before Taking that EIDL Loan

  3RD UPDATE: As of December 31, 2020, the SBA has extended the application deadline for the COVID-19 EIDL program by an entire year, to December 31, 2021. Loan amounts are capped at $150,000, with the terms below. 2ND UPDATE: As of September 4, 2020, the SBA has...

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5 Questions to Ask When Scaling Your Business

5 Questions to Ask When Scaling Your Business

In working with businesses of all shapes, sizes, and funding sources over the years, these are 5 important questions to consider as you begin scaling your business. #1: Why do I want to scale? Why do you want your business to be bigger? I’ve yet to meet someone who...

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3 Common Pitfalls Business Owners Can Avoid

3 Common Pitfalls Business Owners Can Avoid

If it were easy everyone would do it We all know starting a business isn’t easy. Starting one as woman can be even more difficult. It’s not the right time because you’re building your expertise and paying off education loans.. Or you’re starting a family. Or you have...

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January Planning

January Planning

So you’ve set your 2020 goals. Now what? This is the season when the internet lights up with countless articles about yearly goal-setting. That’s something we started with our clients around September/October so they’re already well-prepared to crush 2020. If that’s...

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