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Small Firms, How Will Merger of These Two Giant Trucking Companies Affect You?

Two of the nation’s largest trucking companies announced plans to merge Monday, creating a trucking behemoth worth more than $5 billion. Swift and Knight Transportation Merge Swift Transportation and Knight Transportation announced an all-stock transaction that will merge the two trucking companies with Swift shareholders owning 54 percent, and Knight holders owning the remaining 46 percent, according to the Wall Street Journal. ... Read More »

How Will You Respond When The Market Goes Down?

The stock market is like a child with a yo-yo on an escalator. The escalator is long-term results, while the yo-yo moments are short-term gyrations. As investors, our goal is to focus on the escalator, not the yo-yo. But to some degree, we utterly lack the emotional financial maturity needed to avoid the yo-yo’s request for attention. Shutterstock Having enjoyed ... Read More »

How Owning These 5 Finance Franchises Can Help People Invest in Their Future

You have a mind for numbers, assets and an entrepreneurial drive. The only thing you don’t have is an idea on how you want to invest your time, money and energy. Should you start your own business? Make a new product or offer a new service? Or does becoming a franchisee make more sense for you? There are tons of ... Read More »

Iranian Uber Shows How Businesses Can Overcome Obstacles

While Uber has been making a huge mark in the U.S. and other markets around the world, the ride sharing service has been unable to operate in Iran due to U.S. sanctions. But that’s created an opportunity in the country for local startups to fill that need. Snapp is one app offering an Uber-like service specifically for Iranian passengers. Launched ... Read More »

How to Take Your Small Business to the Next Level

I’m going to be blunt. Growing a business is hard. Yes, I know. Captain Obvious couldn’t have said it better. But it’s true. Entrepreneurship is one of the most challenging endeavors a person can take on. While the potential rewards are great, the work is tough. However, there are several key factors that can make it easier for you to ... Read More »

Trend: How Your Business Can Profit from Sparkling Water

This summer, the cold beverage of choice may not be soda or iced tea like it has been in the past. Instead, more and more consumers are reaching for sparkling water. In fact, the Beverage Marketing Corporation has projected sparkling water sales to increase by more than 20 percent in 2017, according to a report from Yahoo Finance. Led by popular brands ... Read More »

How Your Next Vehicle Could Save on Income Taxes

Did you know you could save up to $7,500 on your next vehicle — if that vehicle happens to be an all-electric or plug-in hybrid car? And that doesn’t even count any savings on fuel at the pump by using an electric vehicle! Most business people are aware that they can write off some of the costs of operating a ... Read More »

How to Find the Right Trucking Company

There is no shortage of trucking companies. However, you need to realize that some are much better than others. This is why you need to be very careful about which one you hire. There might come a time when you require the services of a professional trucking company. However, you might not know where to begin your search. Fortunately, there ... Read More »

How to Use Live Streaming for Content Marketing: Meerkat, Periscope, katch.me

Meerkat is the hot new live streaming app that is taking the world by storm. Recently, the company teamed up with GoPro to live stream from your GoPro to your phone, and now we have so many new emojis. This gets my inner adrenaline junkie revving and makes me excited about what content I can produce this winter. Katch.me is a NYC based start-up ... Read More »

How to Start a Subscription Business in 10 Easy Steps

Subscription boxes can be a great way for ecommerce and retail businesses to gain regular customers and expand offerings to fit customers’ changing shopping habits. It can also help businesses that are simply looking to boost sales or move excess stock. If your business is one that’s considering starting a subscription box, check out the tips below. How to Start ... Read More »