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... 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
Mark Twain wrote that “many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising." And it's true. Smart advertising can make a relatively unknown brand or product famous.
Yet it's also a legal minefield. Whether on TV,... Continue
For three days in August 2016, parts of Louisiana saw rains that exceeded those of Hurricane Katrina. The torrential downpours dropped more than 30 inches of rain in some regions of the state—three times that of the infamous hurricane.... Continue
When the electricity goes out at home, it's often a simple inconvenience. Usually you can remedy this temporary situation with a flashlight and a good book or some board games. But for small business owners, the cost of power outages due... Continue