A New Year can’t help but bring with it a fresh outlook, challenging goals, and a willingness to test unchartered waters. As you are assessing your small business and planning for 2015, you may be considering whether or not your company should delve into the world of securities and stocks. It’s quite complicated, so […]
When filing your 2014 taxes this year, you must be aware of a certain change that can affect how much you owe the government. This is the first year in which Obamacare, also known as the Affordable Care Act, will be taken into consideration in your tax filings.
Like most political issues, it is nearly impossible to not have an opinion about the current illegal immigration situation (hence the ongoing battle in Congress). While immigration reform is still a hot topic in the news, will there be any resolution in 2015?
There were many highs and lows in 2014. “Let it Go” from the Disney movie Frozen made us sing until we never wanted to hear that song again. Pretty teens and boy bands still ruled the airways with Ariana Grande, Five Seconds of Summer, and One Direction belting the angst of unrequited puppy love. […]
The champagne has been sipped, the confetti has been vacuumed, and the ball dropped over a week ago in New York’s Times Square. Yes, the holiday season is officially over and it’s time to get back to business. What new laws do small business owners need to be aware of in 2015?
Software companies and consultants are in high demand with the growing online economyu. While these advancements are being displayed in a cyber global arena, there are many legal and business related issues that programmers and consultants must consider. The global software market exceeded $265 billion in 2010 and is projected to increase 6% every year […]
You’re only as good as what sets you apart from others in your field. That’s what identifies Apple from Microsoft, Google from Yahoo!, Coke from Pepsi, and Nike from Adidas. It’s the intellectual property (IP) and the people who create it that holds real value for a company. And this is exactly why Nike is […]
My sister recently mentioned over lunch together that she recently looked into buying a franchise to one of our favorite local treat shops. They only offer ice cream sandwiches, but the line of customers is consistently long regardless of the time of year. With a frozen product there is minimal spoilage and waste, low labor […]
Football coach Tom Landry once said, “Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with that plan.” Now isn’t that the point of New Year’s Resolutions? While our personal goals may be to lose weight, read more, or volunteer at a local charity, […]
Recalled items have been on the news quite a bit lately. From used car lots selling vehicles with recalled parts that haven’t been replaced to baby items on Craigslist which are no longer available in the marketplace, these items pose serious risks to the consumer. With Christmas just around the corner and sales at their […]