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3 questions to ask yourself before you look for a small business loan

It used to be that when your small business needed money to grow you went to a bank. Read why blogger and small business finance pro Ty Kiisel says that is no longer the case.
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Plan now to avoid disaster

Odds are you're not prepared for an emergency. Blogger Delora Newton tells you why you should take steps right now to prepare for a disaster and offers a few resources to get you started.
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My business fell down and it can’t get up! Disaster preparedness planning

Ever heard the expression, "Hope for the best but prepare for the worst"? Blogger Laura Schmitz breaks down what you should include in your disaster preparedness plan.
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Cloud Computing

Look up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a cloud (cloud computing)!

Laura Schmitz breaks down the benefits of cloud computing for your small business.
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$30 Billion for three years in a row

Big banks are not lending as much money to small businesses. However, there is one entity that's still looking out for the little guy.
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Business news roundup

Foursquare launches ads for small businesses, the government shutdown stalls loans to small businesses and a new social media site promises privacy online.
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Access or demand? What’s really stopping Main Street from recovering

Last week, Andy Peters of American Banker wrote that Regional Bankers predict weak loan demand for the rest of the year. Although that may be… more...
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What to tell employees about the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Under penalty of law, every U.S. employer is required to send out notices by October 1, 2013 regarding the upcoming changes in healthcare. Though the… more...
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Do you need a business plan?

To plan or not to plan? Do you need a business plan? Start-ups always struggle with this question. Here are some scenarios to think about.… more...
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