small business finance

harpoon

Harpoon: finance tool for service provider ...

Oct 19, 2013No Comments

Harpoon is a new app for freelancers that helps eliminate the stress of making money by giving you the tools to set, track, and reach

crowdfunding

Tips on launching an effective crowdfunding...

Apr 29, 2013No Comments

Crowdfunding has become a popular fundraising tool for startups, businesses, and even individuals, but money doesn't magically fall from the sky - here are some

taxes

Proposal seeks to simplify tax code for sma...

Apr 03, 20131 Comment

Did you know that under the current tax code, small businesses actually pay more money to stay compliant than large businesses do? One proposal seeks

crowdfunding

One tax credit many small businesses don...

Apr 02, 20131 Comment

Most people know about common tax credit claims, but almost all overlook one that could mean big money to reimburse innovation costs, no matter the

small business woman

Women-owned businesses less likely to get l...

Mar 29, 20131 Comment

Ladies, let's face it - lenders just aren't that into you. Don't take it personally, there's an explanation, and it isn't because of your gender.

small business optimism

Small business optimism index edges up slig...

Mar 12, 2013No Comments

Although the small business optimism index improved last month, one advocacy group says the index still reflects a deep recession in America.

home office deduction

Home office tax deduction simplified in 201...

Jan 24, 20131 Comment

While not all small business professionals are eligible, the government has made changes to the tax code, making the home office tax deduction much simpler.

veterans

Tax credits for hiring veterans extended th...

Jan 17, 20134 Comments

At the end of 2012, many tax credits were set to expire, but with continued negotiations, a handful were extended through 2013, giving small businesses

taxes money

Section 179 tax deduction: silver lining of...

Jan 15, 20132 Comments

Despite continued economic uncertainty, the fiscal cliff debacle has yielded at least one positive result: the extension of the section 179 tax deduction.

jk

Prosper.com: online community for investing...

Jan 15, 2013No Comments

Prosper's online community matches small businesses with peer-to-peer lending, opening up new borrowing opportunities that are void of all of the traditional red tape.

over-investing

Over-investing in your business: how much i...

Jan 09, 2013No Comments

Are you putting too much or too little money back into your business? Are you over-investing as an attempt to be responsible?

cash

Paying yourself as a small business owner: ...

Jan 08, 20131 Comment

Paying yourself as a small business owner is tricky, and determining whether you should eat Ramen or wear a Rolex can be tough.