David Lerner Associates: Three Potential Retirement Plan Options for Small Businesses
Many small business owners think that they can't afford to offer a retirement plan to their employees. However, this often isn't the case.
Small Business Week: What Women Should Know When Starting a Business
Women-owned companies are growing much faster than every other segment of new business in our economy. There are some crucial factors for women to consider when starting a business.
David Lerner Associates: Raising Capital for Your Business
Every entrepreneur knows that adequate financing is vital to the success of a business. Failure to acquire adequate funding often determines whether a business can get off the ground, not to mention whether it can sustain itself into the future
David Lerner Associates: Loans are a Primary Financing Sources for a Business
There are many sources of financing available to a business owner. Consider all options carefully before making any decisions. The following list of loan sources should provide some ideas.
David Lerner Associates: The Economic Rebound
It's been nearly six years since the official end of the Great Recession. Now, finally, Americans have reasons to feel upbeat about their financial prospects. Key economic indicators are signally progress for the US economy..
David Lerner Associates: Equity Financing Sources
Every business needs capital – either to get started or to fund operations and expansion. Here are some ideas for equity financing sources.
David Lerner Associates: Women Entrepreneurship Gains Support
Women in business is a trend which is gaining ground in today's marketplace. Over the past twenty years women have outscored men in startups by 150 percent.
David Lerner Asociates: Small Business Saturday
The first frenzy of holiday shopping is usually on what is called Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. This is the day stores promote deals and discounts so there is a rush to buy gifts and save money.
David Lerner Associates: Five Ways to Prepare for Small Business Saturday
"Shop Small & Local" is a successful campaign that brings neighborhoods together and helps generate business for local entrepreneurs on the Saturday after Thanksgiving..
December is National Write-A-Business-Plan Month
The end of the year is just around the corner now, and if you catch yourself thinking about where the time has gone, this is a perfect opportunity to get a head start on your New Year's resolutions, and plan for the year ahead.
David Lerner Associates: Life Insurance for Small Business Owners
Nothing in this life is certain except death and taxes. When a small business owner passes away, it can be the center of turmoil and instability. It raises many issues, including personal loss, but it also raises pragmatic questions involving the replacement of a key asset and leadership going forward.
Women and Small Business
According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), women-owned companies are growing much faster than every other segment of new business in our economy
Finance tips for Small Business
Being an entrepreneur can be a stressful and challenging endeavor but also incredibly exciting and rewarding. There is no end to the many financial, legal, staffing, marketing, and customer issues that will come up as you launch your business.
Life Insurance and Small Business
When faced with the death of a small business owner, it can be the source of great instability. Besides personal loss it raises logistical questions involving the replacement of key leadership going forward.
Small Business Saturday
November 26th is designated as Small Business Saturday, a special day set aside as part of an American Express program to encourage people nationwide to support small local businesses.
Why Write a Business Plan
Writing a business plan doesn't have to take months, compiling pages and pages of text. You can create a plan in under a month, working at your own pace. Use a presentation format like PowerPoint or Keynote to save time, and make it easier to share.