Venture capital is another name for risk capital. The term refers to investment in a project or a business where the element of risk is high and there is a relatively low probability of cash flow and profits. The capital… Read the rest
New tax laws offer incentives to small businesses to hire unemployed people before the end of the year. These incentives apply to employers who fill newly created positions, as well as existing positions.
On March 18th, President Obama signed… Read the rest
Small business owners who want to offer employees a retirement plan without obligation or hassle can use Simplified Employee Pension Plans (SEPs). SEP’s allow employers to set aside retirement funds for themselves and employees. They are a good choice for… Read the rest
In a couple previous posts, I mentioned that personal care services are going strong even with the dismal economic conditions and I offered a brief rundown of options for those looking to start their own salon business.
But even… Read the rest
In a previous post, I mentioned that personal care services, which includes hair, beauty, and nail salon businesses, have seen an overall a year over year increase in demand and sales since the year 2000. So, it’s a good time… Read the rest
Opening a franchise can be a great opportunity for those looking to start their own business, but it can come with a hefty price tag. What does it take to open your own franchise concept? Here’s a brief rundown of… Read the rest
Even if you have done all the research and think you found a great franchise opportunity, there are many factors that can ultimately affect the success of your investment. One of these key factors is the relationship you as a… Read the rest
Small business owners fulfill so many roles, that accomplishing the list of daily tasks can seem daunting. How can a new entrepreneur learn to manage time efficiently?
1. Plan ahead: Always plan for the following day, or you will… Read the rest