‘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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Five ways small business owners plan intelligently for retirement

Troy Bender •
Chicago Defender
Businessman looking at computer monitor at workstation in design office

Preparing financially for retirement can be complicated for anyone, but for small business owners, the process often poses even more challenges. Teachers, police officers, firefighters and other government employees generally receive a pension. The corporate world can offer benefit plans or matching contributions. But entrepreneurs can’t automatically rely on any of those features; instead, they

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If you want to start a business but can’t ‘find your passion,’ here’s the first step to take

Shana Lebowitz •
Business Insider

Watch enough “Shark Tank” and you’ll learn that successful entrepreneurship starts with passion — the kind of passion that moves people to tears when they talk about building their business. But if you’re an aspiring entrepreneur and you’re waiting for a passion to fall down and bonk you on the head like Isaac Newton’s proverbial

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Planning your presence – 6 tips for new businesses

Tabitha Jean Naylor •
Business2Community

An online presence is an essential part of any business in the modern world. There’s no escaping that fact. As time goes by, your business’s online presence becomes more vital for growth and survival. Customers don’t call and ask questions anymore. They go online and search Google, read reviews, check out Facebook groups and expect

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