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Ease Your Workers’ Financial Worries with Health Care Benefits

Over the past year, small-business owners made careful financial decisions about hiring and compensation, which are likely to result in maintaining or growing sales in the year ahead. Some employees, on the other hand, have not been as strategic with their finances as their employer. The …

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What Is the Best Time to Send Marketing Emails?

Email marketing can be a powerful tool for small businesses. And it seems easy enough – create content, send to your email list. But there are actually more things to consider if you want to get the most out of your email marketing efforts. One of the things you can do is send out emails …



Selling an Android Phone? Your Data May be Recoverable

If you're thinking of selling your business smartphones because you've upgraded or switched to new ones, you'll instinctively think to wipe the data first. Most phones have a simple means of restoring the devices to factory settings. But a new study (click image above to see the full …


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Resistance to Depreciation Law Expected from U.S. Senate and White House

Supporters of small business are happy for now. A bill making so-called "bonus depreciations" permanent that recently passed the U.S. House of Representatives has drawn some cheers. New Bill Called Crucial For example, the International Franchise Association, which supports franchises …



Charitable Startup Finds New Use for Old Cardboard Boxes

How many empty cardboard boxes do you have in your home? If you shop online, the answer is probably quite a few. But what if you had a way to take all of those boxes and do some good with them? That’s what Monika Wiela thought about when she decided to launch her charitable startup, Give …

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