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In debt with cancer: Is your bank listening?

Tracy Jameson was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last year Some cancer sufferers who phone the Macmillan support line want to talk about death, and the process of dying. But for 25 times as many patients, it’s not their health they want to discuss. It’s their finances. Macmillan’s research shows that most cancer suffers are nearly £7,000 a year worse off ... 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 »

This Self-Made Billionaire’s Advice Can Save Your Business

Google co-founder Sergey Brin. CREDIT: Getty Images Sergey Brin, the richest immigrant in America — worth over $45 billion — and Google co-founder, was once quoted as saying, “Solving big problems is easier than solving little problems.” He said it when asked what drives Google X (think Google Glass and other semisecret research-and-development projects founded by Google). As business owners, we’re faced with ... Read More »

These 5 Real Estate Investment Mistakes Could Kill Your Business! Learn Why

Investing in real estate as a business can be a great way to make money. Your tenants, whether business or residential, will contribute to cash flow and operating profit every month, right? The property will appreciate for an eventual sale, and you’ll gain tax deductions connected to real estate property. Yes, all these things can happen — but real estate investing can ... Read More »

10 Tips for Franchising Your Business Idea

Thinking about franchising your business idea? Starting a franchise program can be a great way to grow your business fast. But there’s a lot that goes into getting a new franchise up and running. For that reason, it can help to learn from those who have gone through the process before. Tips for Franchising Your Business Here are some tips from franchise ... Read More »

10 Ways to Increase Your Chances of Entrepreneurial Success

Being a successful entrepreneur takes more than just a great business plan. You have to build great habits, stay inspired and use the best strategies for your business idea. For more on how you can increase your chances of small business success, take a look at these tips from members of the online small business community. Build Successful Habits If ... Read More »

QuickBooks Financing Platform Leverages Your Data for Funding

Never heard of QuickBooks Financing before? Well, this is a marketplace of small business finance products that cover the full spectrum of credit offerings including Small Business Administration loans, lines of credit, short and long term loans and peer-to-peer loans. To date, QuickBooks financing claims that it has helped more than 628 million QuickBooks customers to access financing. How QuickBooks Financing ... Read More »

Get Inspired in Your Business with This Microsoft Twitter Chat #MSBizTips

Looking to jumpstart your business? Maybe you could use a good dose of inspiration. Inspiration is important for business owners in any niche or industry. You always need to be able to think differently and get a little creative in solving problems or trying new things. But that inspiration isn’t always easy to come by. Sometimes, it can actually help ... Read More »