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Family businesses account for 64 percent of U.S. gross domestic product and generate 62 percent of the country’s employment, according to the Conway Center for Family Business. So starting a family business can be a popular way to make a living. If you’re interested in starting your own family busi Read More
You count on banks and credit unions to safeguard your cash. If you choose carefully, you might even come away with a little something extra: decent interest rates, access to good online and mobile platforms, maybe even a sign-up bonus.
You can get your hands on a host of other tools, too, such as Read More

How do YOU Say Business Success?

How do YOU Say Business Success? Avatar Posted by lyceum under Resources
From https://smallbiztrends.com 8 days ago
Made Hot by: Webdev1 on November 28, 2016 9:29 am
It’s been 13 years now since my last day job and this is exactly the thing I was glad to leave behind. I can’t tell you exactly how much cliche I was exposed to, but it was industrial-sized fully weaponized twaddle and there was plenty of it.
I heard it all from “there’s no I in team” to “it’s not Read More
Join us for a special Facebook Live broadcast about how to sell more online this holiday season!
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With the holiday season just around the corner, you might be in the market for a professional Santa Claus for your business. A Santa can be a great way for you to bring in more shoppers to your store, show off your holiday spirit and even reward your employees and their families at a holiday party. Read More
Nowadays, with the rise of the social media, it is very hard for many to separate between personal and professional lives. However, if you want to keep your professional credibility and personal brand, you need to learn how to set your boundaries on social media and be careful about whom you add to Read More

Why More Self-Employed are Immigrants Than Two Decades Ago

Why More Self-Employed are Immigrants Than Two Decades Ago Avatar Posted by lyceum under Startups
From https://smallbiztrends.com 12 days ago
Made Hot by: JoshRed on November 24, 2016 2:22 pm
Why are so many more of America’s self-employed immigrants than was the case a generation ago? Dan Wilmoth, an economist at the Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration reports that the biggest reason is the rise in immigration.
Between 1994 and 2015, the immigrant fraction of Read More
Etsy (NASDAQ:ETSY) just announced a further simplification of it’ payment process by allowing buyers to use Apple Pay on the web.
Before this announcement, Etsy customers had to use the company’s iOS app in order to use Apple Pay. This of course required having to install the app on the phone. As Read More
The United States is no longer the most popular destination for mobile cross-border shopping. Its thunder has been stolen by China, a new report has found.
According to the third annual cross-border commerce report by PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), 21 percent of all online shoppers claimed to have shopped Read More
Lending to small businesses from big banks ( those with $10 billion or more in assets) and institutional lennders continues to climb according to a recently released Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index report for October.
The report indicates that loan approval rates at big banks improved to 2 Read More

This Could Be One of the Most Underestimated Employee Benefits

What's more important than salaries at your small business? Small business owners and entrepreneurs sometimes believe they …
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Personal Finance Inspires this Contributor of the Week

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