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October 15th, 2018 by

Small Business Insider By Karen Kerrigan- The “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” (TCJA) was signed into law on December 22, 2017, and the U.S. Treasury Department continues to work on guidance for some of its more complex provisions. A good number of these provisions impact entrepreneurs and small businesses, and the IRS has established an […]

October 13th, 2018 by

Tips, Trends and Resources for Entrepreneurs This week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and upcoming events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. October is National Cybersecurity Month This Week’s Theme: It’s everyone’s job to ensure online safety at work The online safety and security of your […]

October 12th, 2018 by

Small Business Insider The horrific limousine accident in Schoharie, N.Y on October 6 is a reminder that some companies do bend rules or ignore laws. Unfortunately, the outcome was tragic in this case with twenty lives lost in the vehicle crash.  According to reports, the limo involved in the crash failed inspection and the driver […]

October 6th, 2018 by

Tips, Trends and Resources for Entrepreneurs This week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and upcoming events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. Get Ready to Shop Small: November 24, 2018 #ShopSmall  Once again, SBE Council is a partner of Small Business Saturday.  It’s time to get […]

October 2nd, 2018 by

SMALL BUSINESS INSIDER by Barbara Weltman- One of the biggest financial challenges facing many employees these days is student loan debt. It may be millennials with their own loans, or it may be older employees with loans they’ve taken to put their children through school. According to the Federal Reserve and Make Lemonade, there are currently more than […]

September 26th, 2018 by

Small Business Insider by Barbara Weltman- With unemployment at historic lows, the job market now is tight. It’s so tight that the NFIB August 2018 report found that a quarter of all small business owners cited the difficulty of finding qualified workers as their single most important business problem. So how do you ensure that the employees […]

September 22nd, 2018 by

Tips, Trends and Resources for Entrepreneurs This week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and upcoming events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. The Opioid Crisis and Small Business The U.S. House Small Business Committee recently held a hearing exploring the deep challenges associated with the nation’s […]

September 18th, 2018 by

Small Business Insider BY BARBARA WELTMAN The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that there are more than 34 million households with children under the age of 18, and members of your employees may be among them. They may want to attend school plays, sporting events, and teacher conferences, or volunteer at school functions. With employees’ children back in school, […]

September 15th, 2018 by

Tips, Trends and Resources for Entrepreneurs This week’s roundup of “How To” articles, educational resources and upcoming events, business news and success stories recommended by SBE Council President & CEO Karen Kerrigan. MARKETING & SALES Marketing is the #1 Problem According to Small Businesses: How to Do Marketing Effectively, Small Business Trends. “It’s clear that getting […]

September 11th, 2018 by

September is National Preparedness Month. With Hurricane season now upon us and other disasters making headline news, it’s an important time to make or review your disaster/emergency plan. An estimated 25 percent of businesses don’t open again after a major disaster, according to the Institute for Business and Home Safety. Protect your small business by identifying […]

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