The surprising reason your small business defined benefit pension plan may be underperforming

Robert Pagliarini •
Forbes

Underwhelmed with the performance of your one person defined benefit pension plan? If you have a defined benefit pension retirement plan or are thinking about starting one for your small business, this article may be able to help you. Defined benefit pension retirement plans can be an incredibly useful vehicle to reduce taxes and save

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‘Key person’ insurance can protect your business

Trevor Law •
Birmingham Post
People in office.

Businesses spend a lot of money insuring buildings, equipment, and vehicles but their most valuable asset, people, tends to be overlooked. What if a key person or business owner either passes away, is accidentally killed, or falls critically ill, how would the business cope? Their death could be catastrophic, threatening the firm’s survival. A solution

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HR essentials for emerging companies- strategies for engaging and retaining employees

Scholley Bubenik •
Forbes
Smiling coworkers in discussion in design studio

Most startup and emerging small companies are fairly unconcerned about human resource functions in their company. In fact, some entrepreneurs have a sense that human resources are all about strict guidelines, red tape, and ridiculous rules enforced by the HR Police- all things that could impede the growth and dynamics of a fast-growing company. However,

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Three distractions when businesses consider leasehold title insurance

Tom Pfister •
Forbes

  Protecting against a domino effect Business tenants who want to protect their leasehold estate may purchase title insurance. Generally, this is accomplished by an owner’s policy combined with the ALTA Endorsement 13-06. That’s the coverage combination, along with other applicable endorsements as requested. Referred to as the Leasehold-Owner’s endorsement, the ALTA 13-06 articulates protections

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