Small Business

Strong Holiday Spending Expected

Photo courtesy of and photostock. Holiday retail sales in November and December are expected to increase between 4.3 and 4.8 percent over last year. This is according to a recent forecast from the National Retail Federation (NRF). That strong holiday spending would equate to total sales of about $717 billion to $721 billion [...]

By |2019-08-14T13:59:47-07:00November 4th, 2018|Current Affairs, Small Business|

Protecting Your Business From Liability

Protecting your business from liability is critical. If you or your business provides professional services or advice, professional liability insurance can help protect your assets if you are ever sued. It covers financial losses suffered by third parties as a result of errors and omissions in your services (it is also sometimes called E&O insurance). [...]

By |2019-08-14T13:59:52-07:00September 6th, 2017|Insurance, Small Business|

Operating a Home Business: Can It Work for You?

Estimates by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2010 show that more than 18 million businesses are run primarily out of a home. Given recent advances in mobile and wireless technology, as well as the cost-cutting realities of a low-growth economy, that number may be even higher. If you're considering running a home business, there are a [...]