Tips for Starting a Small Business

October 5, 2021 If my social media feed is a reflection of the country, then it is safe to say that in 2020 Americans baked a record number of loaves of bread. And according to Google, they also found the recipe to start a record number of small businesses. Economists speculate that when you combine […]

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Changes to Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program

September 20, 2021 Have you been idling when you could have been applying for EIDL funding? (See what I did there? Did you groan at a grown adult trying to be funny? All right, I’m done! For now..) Well, once again, changes have been made to the program, so you might want to get in […]

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Supporting Your Employees’ Mental Health

September 13, 2021 It made national news recently when that big sneaker company gave everyone at their corporate office a week off to destress and recover from pandemic-related stress and pressure. Now more than ever, with things still feeling so uncertain, supporting your employees’ mental health is vital to maintaining a productive workplace. While you […]

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The Value of Employee Appreciation

September 7, 2021 The cost of replacing an employee is estimated in the range of half of their salary to double their salary. That is a lot of money, especially for small businesses who are already struggling. So how can you keep quality employees from leaving? Here is one answer, and it won’t cost you […]

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Low and No Cost Employee Benefits

August 30, 2021 You can’t go to a news site these days without seeing at least one headline about the difficulty companies are having finding – and keeping – employees. Sometimes small businesses just cannot compete with the big guys who can offer benefits that you simply cannot afford. But studies have shown that there […]

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Changes to PPP Loan Forgiveness Application Process

August 9, 2021 A little over a month ago, I wrote about Paycheck Protection Loan forgiveness and how to apply. Well, guess what? Things have changed since then. Two of the biggest changes could be good news for you. Before I go into details, the changes apply to anyone who received less than $150,000, which […]

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