Archive for April, 2014

Three Tips That May Save Your Startup Business

Finding an accountant for a small business

Small businesses face their fair share of trials — and that’s putting it lightly. In fact, eight out of 10 small businesses fail within their first 18 months, according to Forbes. That does not mean startups should give up all hope, however. With some hard work and discretion, new and/or modestly sized businesses can beat all of the odds. Here is some essential tips:

Don’t Strike Out Alone

One of the most critical mistakes entrepreneurs and new business owners make is going it alone. Simply put, it is highly unrealistic to manage a small business entirely on your own — especially if you have any intentions to grow your business. “Make sure you are well networked and surround yourself by people who are best experienced to pass their relevant learn

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Financial Planning Crucial to Your Long Term Happiness

Financial consulting

When considering a financial planning approach, you want to make sound decisions to ensure your money will last you well into retirement and beyond. Sometimes employer pensions and 401k contributions are just not enough to lead the life you are going to want in retirement.

You have worked your entire life and when the time comes to box up that corner office, you want to have a smile on your face. You want to feel you have worked all these years for a reason and reap what you have sown. Wealth managers, active participants in client asset allocation and retirement planning, can help you decide on the right tools so you can push in to the future with the confi

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Tax Time as Imminent as Death

Small business accounting service

As Benjamin Franklin said, “…In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” And many small businesses fall to bankruptcy at the mercy of the taxman. But accounting for small businesses doesn’t have to be as painful as many business owners fear.

As a small business owner, you are very familiar with the arduous process involved with paying your quarterly taxes. If you are a do it yourselfer, you might be seeking some small business accounting tips. Depending on how long you ha

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Three Questions to Ask Before You Start Investing in the Stock Market

Stock investment tips

How does the stock market work?

It’s a fair question that likely not too many Americans can actually answer. In fact, data from the Pew Research Center suggests less than 50% of folks in the U.S. actually own stocks at all, and the ones that do tend to be in higher financial brackets. But it doesn’t take a family of millionaires to begin investing. In fact, all it takes is a basic understanding of the market itself.

Plenty of sites can offer you tips on investing in the stock market, but to really build your portfolio, you’ll never more than simple stock investment tips — you’ll need someone who can help you expand. Whether you’re trying to get into options trading or the most basic exchanges on the market, you’re going to have beginner investing questions. Allow us to answer them for you.

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