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Three Tips to Make Payroll Easier

Three Tips to Make Payroll Easier
In addition to your daily duties as a small business owner, you know that there are many monthly financial tasks, such as doing payroll or logging mileage, that can be time consuming. Whether you’re just starting your business, hiring your first employee or can’t keep up with payroll tax changes,...
April 3rd, 2014 | $traight Talk | Read More

Four Tips for Saving for Your Business

Four Tips for Saving for Your Business
As a savvy entrepreneur, you probably already know the importance of saving in your personal life, but building your savings for your business is just as important. An unsteady cash flow combined with unexpected and costly emergencies, like pipes bursting in the office or the company car breaking down,...
March 6th, 2014 | $traight Talk | Read More

Four Time Management Tips for the Small Business Owner

Four Time Management Tips for the Small Business Owner
As a small business owner, you know that every moment in a day counts. Balancing employees, clients, and day-to-day work tasks with family and after work events can be both stressful and draining. But taking the time to master a few time management techniques will help. Below are four tips for getting...
February 6th, 2014 | $traight Talk | Read More

2014 Financial Tasks at a Glance

2014 Financial Tasks at a Glance
The New Year is here—is your business ready for it? Preparing your business for a new year can seem daunting, and both time-consuming and difficult. Make tackling all of the necessary financial tasks easier by organizing them by month! Below are 12 financial tasks to accomplish in 2014. By Deanna Barzak,...
January 2nd, 2014 | $traight Talk | Read More

Five Things That Will Sabotage the Success of Your Small Business

Five Things That Will Sabotage the Success of Your Small Business
With the holiday season in full swing, it’s easy to forego some of your financial duties, but now is the time to plan ahead for the success of your business. Start the New Year on a positive note by learning from the mistakes of others. Here are five things that will sabotage your small business: By...
December 5th, 2013 | $traight Talk | Read More

Four Ways to Prepare for the Holiday Rush

Four Ways to Prepare for the Holiday Rush
Holiday season is right around the corner, and as a small business owner, now is the time to start prepping your business. Consumers are beginning their holiday shopping earlier and earlier, and if your business and employees aren’t ready and organized by the time the holiday chaos kicks off, you could...
November 7th, 2013 | $traight Talk | Read More

Don’t Fall into These Financial Traps!

Don’t Fall into These Financial Traps!
As a small business owner, you know that financial management is key to the success of your business. But between logging and paying bills, administrative duties, client phone calls and employee meetings, even the most experienced business owner can let something slip through the cracks. Here are three...
October 3rd, 2013 | $traight Talk | Read More

Top Four Things to Include in Your Annual Business Plan

Top Four Things to Include in Your Annual Business Plan
As a business owner, you know that thorough planning is essential to the success of your business. With autumn in full swing and the end of the year right around the corner, now is the perfect time to put together your annual business plan. While you may be dreading those three words, don’t fret—your...
September 5th, 2013 | $traight Talk | Read More