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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Does Your Website Need Terms and Conditions?

July 20, 2021 Let’s be real for a moment, shall we? Website Terms and Conditions: do you actually read them? For most of us I am guessing the answer is no most of the time. But the reality for small business owners is that we should still have them on our websites (and we probably […]

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PPP Forgiveness Applications

June 29, 2021 While I realize this is probably not on your list of things to do any time soon, we need to look back at 2020 for a moment. Remember the Paycheck Protection Program? I know many remember all of the controversy it caused, but, for small business owners who received first round funds, […]

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Why Does an LLC Need an Operating Agreement?

June 21, 2021 If you missed it last week, I talked about why you, as a company, should have an up-to-date employee handbook. Next up on my list of documents that every company should have in place is an operating agreement. If you’re asking what is an operating agreement or why do I need that, […]

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