You probably know the anecdote about President Harry S. Truman, whose desk bore a sign with these words: The buck stops here. What he meant, of course, was that he and he alone was ultimately responsible for everything going on in his White House; beyond him, there was no one else to be held accountable.
If you are self-employed or the owner of a business, you should seriously consider getting a business credit card and use it exclusively for your business-related purchases. Picking the right card can save you time and money – let’s see why. Taxes: Your business expenses are tax-deductible. The easiest way to keep track of these
Spring is a season of change: warmer temperatures, blooming flowers, and more outdoor activities. The concept of spring cleaning — tackling important projects to freshen up a home — can also apply to small businesses. Entrepreneurs can engage in their own version, by taking the time to examine how the business is doing and see
Women are methodically, but surely, excelling at business. Evidence suggests that companies run by women could have as much as 13 percent higher revenues than those run by men. The phenomenon has implications on a national scale: There are now more than 11.6 million women-owned businesses in the U.S., generating $1.7 trillion in sales as
Being your own boss can be great. But when you’re self-employed, you also become your own human resources representative, office manager, and accountant. The finances can get complicated—especially come tax time! A little preparation will set you up for financial success. Not sure whether you count as self-employed? According to the IRS, you’re self-employed if
Most of us daydream of having our very own (small) online businesses over which we will have full control. Still, how many of us dare to venture into the world of business owning? We don’t feel confident, we don’t know the dos and don’ts, we wonder if there’s a secret magic formula we need to