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Buying an Existing Business: Is it Right for You? 1

Let’s take a look at what you need to know about buying an existing business, including how to find business for sale, the pros and cons of this approach, how franchise opportunities differ from acquisitions, and what to consider once you do take the reigns.

Majority of Small Businesses Spend More Than $1,000 to Prepare Taxes

The NSBA study does highlight some of the headaches entrepreneurs face with the current tax code. As Tax Day 2018 arrives today, perhaps we can hope that further changes are in store and that small business owners can one day stop spending so much time and money prepping their tax...

Small Business Optimism Takes Sizable Fall From Record High

Depending on how you look at it, the latest National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) report either shows a massive fall in optimism or continued positivity among small business owners. Indeed the NFIB's small business optimism index for March does show the largest drop its seen since 2015 but that...

Small Business Hiring Continues Slowing Trend

Taking the latest data into consideration it does seem like small businesses are experiencing one downside of a strong economy. While sales and profits may be up, falling unemployment means it's harder to attract top talent — especially without raising wages.

Study Ranks Best and Worst Cities to Start a Small Business

When starting a new business, there are several factors that can affect how successful you and your business are. With that in mind, LendingTree recently released a study ranking 50 cities on how good they were for opening a new small business.

Waze Local for Small Business Ads Officially Launches

With the advent of social media, mobile apps, and other platforms, small businesses now have a number of creative, effective, and affordable advertising options. Waze Local seems to fit the bill in all those aspects and may prove to be a good investment for brick and mortar businesses.

Average Small Business Sites Attacked Dozens of Times a Day 1

While many small businesses might not be able to afford the security needed to prevent cyberattacks, there are still some basic steps they can take toward protecting themselves.

Amazon Said to Be Eyeing Small Business Credit Card Offering

Amazon making moves toward embracing and boosting small businesses seems like a smart strategy. Despite any animosity on the part of some business owners, there's no doubt there are plenty of B2B benefits to be had on both sides.