Thinking of starting up a new business? Great!
In your excitement to launch and market your product, hire staff, secure financing, and set up your website or shop, it's easy to miss or misjudge a few important startup costs. Yet... Continue
When it comes to securing your business and its activities, one important issue to include — as you consider your business insurance needs — is that of "bonding."
Though you may associate the word "bond" with investments (or even... Continue
Cold, ice, and snow can pose big risks to small businesses. It's smart to prepare ahead of time to keep your small business out of the cold.
One way in which cold weather can hurt your business is by causing serious property damage. In... Continue
If you're starting a small business, you're likely frazzled from working long hours bringing your idea into the world. But don't let your full workload delay you in protecting your fledgling enterprise.
Getting business insurance is... Continue
Few things can decimate a small business like a fire, and it's not an uncommon disaster.
In 2014, an average of 12.3 non-residential fires happened every hour. The impact of out-of-control flames can be extremely expensive. Even if fires... Continue
Home robberies can be devastating, even more so for people who run a home-based business.
While the average loss during a burglary is over $2,000 dollars, that number can rise if you have a home business. This is due to operation... Continue
At 10:30 on a Sunday evening, Steve Lapenta's phone rang. An employee of Lapenta's small natural foods business, The Bridge in Middletown, Conn., was on the line.
“You should come down here," the employee said. “A truck just crashed... Continue
Any small business can get turned upside down by an unexpected event whether it's from COVID-19, a wildfire or a hurricane. But having a disaster plan in place can help get you back in business quickly.... Continue