Business Management

Is Small Business Saturday for Hype or for Real?

Gene Marks

When American Express announced its very first Small Business Saturday back in 2010, I, for one, didn't think much of it. As usual, I was wrong. You can't blame me for being skeptical. The idea was just a marketing campaign at the beginning. There was a recession going on and... Continue


Is Residual Income Taxable?

Mike Kelly

Yes, residual income is usually taxable. So long as you are making enough money from any source, you will most likely need to pay taxes on it. The only income you typically don't have to pay taxes on is income below a certain yearly value, or income that the IRS deems as passive... Continue

Managing Employees

How to Deal With Difficult Employees

Mike Kelly

As much as you might want to gripe about your difficult employees holding your business back, their performance is largely based on your management. Learn how to deal with difficult employees because it's your responsibility to do everything possible to increase an employee's... Continue

Managing Risk