3 Reasons Bonds Are Important for Your Small Business

Elizabeth Macauley

Getting the proper insurance coverage and licenses is just a start. To run a successful business, you'll also likely need the right bonds. So, what are bonds for small businesses? Bonds guarantee that your small business will perform the agreed-upon... Continue

Business Management


Schedule C: What Is It, and Who Has to File?

Belle Wong

Self-employment comes with many perks. But when tax time comes around, it also means you'll be filing more than just Form 1040. Chances are, you'll also need to file Schedule C. The Schedule C form might seem daunting at first. But while it has several lines (48 in total), you probably... Continue

Managing Employees

Why You Need HR for a Small Business

Dahna M. Chandler

Like most small business owners, you're used to handling all business activities yourself. This includes all HR tasks. In fact, 54% of small businesses handle HR in house. But owners usually give HR work to staff with little practice managing employees.... Continue

Managing Risk

Every day, small business owners confront more than their fair share of challenges. Cybersecurity is no exception. Small business owners must keep their companies secure online, from analyzing their risk to finding the right tools to mitigate it. You understand the need to protect your... Continue