Tag Archive | "money"

How Much Money Do You Need to Start a Business?

Friday, February 1, 2013


When you want to start your own company, you’ve definitely got some pretty ambitious aspirations. These days it’s actually gotten a lot easier for just about anyone to start and run their own business. In fact, now you can do something like this without even leaving the comfort of your own home. Thanks to the […]

The Top 5 Reasons That Start-Ups Fail

Friday, April 6, 2012


So, you’re about to take the plunge. You’re ready to start your own business. Some people may find that to be a bit risky, but there are actually a lot of business consultants out there who believe that if there has been one major benefit with the recession and the low employment rate, it’s that […]

Determining What Parts of Your Business to Outsource

Tuesday, March 6, 2012


Though often controversial in the business world, outsourcing has become a necessary way for struggling businesses to stay vital and competitive. However, if you have never outsourced before, you should understand how the process works in order to prevent mistakes that could ultimately damage your business. Here are five tips you can consider before you […]

How to Pay Competitive Employee Wages Without Breaking the Bank

Tuesday, February 28, 2012


With unemployment rates still running high, there is no shortage of qualified applicants for whatever position you may be looking to fill at your company. But that doesn’t mean you can offer exceedingly low salaries and expect the position to fill itself, especially if you want your future employee to be a productive member of […]

How Small Business Owners Can Save on Healthcare Costs

Monday, February 27, 2012


If you’re familiar with the Healthy Family Act, then you’re probably aware that companies with 15 or more employers are legally obligated to give their employees one hour of sick leave for every 30 hours that they worked. This roughly equals out to seven days per year of paid sick time. But what happens if […]

The Highest Paying Environmental Jobs

Saturday, February 25, 2012


You might think that jobs in environmentalism require scads of college degrees and a willingness to work for a pittance in the pursuit of a green dream. While you can certainly live on a communal organic farm or chase whaling boats in your ethanol-powered dingy, there are actually a lot of legitimate environmental jobs out […]

How to Reinvest Your Business Profits

Monday, February 20, 2012


One glaring mistake that many new business owners make is failing to reinvest their profits in their company. Early successes could lead you to count your chickens before they hatch, thinking that earnings will be sustained or even increase. And that could spell trouble down the road, especially if you take it as carte blanche […]

Eco Friendly Work Commute Options

Saturday, February 11, 2012


We should probably be really ashamed of ourselves. It’s been reported that while Americans only make up for approximately four percent of the world’s population, guess how much oil we consume: a whopping twenty-five percent! And most of that is (and I’m sure you’ve guessed it by now) gasoline. Aside from separating our paper from […]