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The Consumer Bankers Association will announced today a standardized lending “template” for working with franchisees that should speed up, and strengthen, the relationship between banks and franchisees.
Sole proprietors may be on top of it in terms of getting their taxes done, but they may be cheating themselves: According to data compiled from online accounting solution Outright.com, business owners are neglecting to report mileage expenses on their tax returns.
Venture capitalists look for very specific items when determining whether to invest in a business. Use these tips to make sure you have a leg up on securing their funding.
The Educational Development Corporation, a book publisher, is pulling its publications from Amazon arguing that the online retailer under cutting competition with cut-throat tactics.
Senior discounts are under fire. Some critics wonder why older generations deserve a price break when younger generations are struggling more. There's also the question of affordability: Will businesses keep cutting prices for seniors as hordes of baby boomers push into their 60s? The Christian Science Monitor reports.
A 10-minute Facebook break makes employees happier, healthier and more productive, according to new research.
When big corporations use offshore tax havens, small businesses pay the price — literally. If they were to cover the cost of corporate abuse of tax havens in 2011, the average U.S. small business would pay $2,116, according to a report released by consumer group U.S. PIRG.
No brand is complete until a brand-appropriate style of speaking with customers is in place at all levels of the enterprise. Which is why developing a consistent style of service speech is so important.
Even if you haven't finished — or started — filling out your tax forms, you've still got time to get your receipts in order and work the tax code to your advantage.
While Rick Santorum withdrew from the presidential race Tuesday, his trademark garb will live on in the hearts and minds of knitwear enthusiasts, including Bemidji Woolen Mills, the tiny Minnesota-based manufacturer that has been racing since January to keep Santorum and his donors vested.
Ashton Kutcher’s latest project isn’t in Hollywood, it’s in his native Iowa. The "Two and A Half Men" star has invested an undisclosed amount of money in Dwolla, a Des Moines-based startup.
Business owners looking for inspiration should look no further than Caine Monroy. His business, Caine’s Arcade, was built on sweat, ingenuity and cardboard boxes.
As business owners in Springfield, Ore., become accustomed to the idea of being the star of a TV series, they are also trying to figure out what to do with their newfound fame.
Tax deductions for retirement savings are still available through April 17. File an extension to get more time to qualify for tax deductions.
New research shows that customers obtained through Google Ads are more valuable than originally thought. The study shows that customers acquired through Google search advertising have a higher transaction rate than customers acquired from other channels.
After six months of rising optimism, small business owners came back to earth in March, expressing concerns with inflation and rising prices in the latest Small Business Optimism Index survey from the National Federation of Independent Business.
A survey fro PNC reveals that small business owners are more optimistic about their prospects than anytime since the fall of 2007, and 28 percent say they will hire full-time staff in 2012.
While most recommended road trips will take you to major and minor league stadiums, we offer another kind of tour: businesses and nonprofit ventures that give you a different window on the game.
Although he is best known for his celebrated career spent behind the plate for the New York Yankees from the late 1940's until the early 1960s, Yogi Berra is also a successful businessman.
The monthly employment report released today from ADP shows that employment on small payrolls — those private-sector businesses with under 50 employees — increased by 100,000 in March.