December 10, 2018

SCORE found that of the 28.8 million small businesses in the U.S., 19 percent are family-owned businesses, defined as any business in which two or more family members operate the company and the majority control lies within the family.

These businesses employ 60 percent of the U.S. workforce…

Deadlines for insurance enrollment nearing

December 03, 2018

A few insurance enrollment deadlines are coming up quickly.

The annual enrollment period for individual health insurance ends on Dec. 15. For people receiving Medicare benefits, the enrollment period for a prescription drug plan ends even sooner, on Dec. 7.

Medicare Part D plans are vital for…

Boost business by responding to online reviews

December 03, 2018

Bad online reviews can discourage potential customers, but sticking your head in the sand by ignoring a bad review is not your best option.

In fact, responding to customer reviews can result in better ratings and improve your business’ online reputation.

A study analyzed tens of thousands of…

A great way to give comes with potential tax breaks

November 26, 2018

Do you regularly donate to charities and other nonprofit organizations? Then you may want to open a donor-advised fund.

Donor-advised funds are becoming popular. It is easy to see why. They offer potential tax perks and in some instances a chance to grow money set aside for charitable gifting.