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Advice Every Small Business Owner Should Hear

There’s nothing easy about running a small business. But you’re not alone in the challenges that owning a small business brings. Entrepreneurs often feel higher levels of uncertainty, anxiety and responsibility from the everyday stressors of running a business.1 We’ve been working to help businesses succeed for more than 70 years, so we’ve narrowed down some of the most important pieces of small business advice to keep in […]

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What is National Small Business Week?

National Small Business Week is a week hosted by the Small Business Administration (SBA) that’s dedicated to highlighting the impact of small businesses, their owners and their employees. Small businesses are responsible for 2 out of every 3 new jobs in the U.S. annually,1 making them a key piece of the U.S. economy. 2018’s National […]

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02.05.2018

Exit Planning: 3 Realistic Steps to Get You Started

You know you should do it. You’ve been meaning to get to it. It would protect your family in the event of your death, help ensure a comfortable retirement, allow others to begin to prepare to take over the business, and much more. But the fact is, you don’t have a clear succession or exit […]

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01.29.2018

7 Steps to Take Now to Ensure Your Business Survives Loss of a Key Employee

Keeping a successful business thriving during a crisis is job No. 1 for any owner or operator. Key-employee insurance can be an important part of that protection strategy, but you’ll also want to examine several related issues. Here are seven essential steps – part of your general business-continuity planning – that can help you overcome […]

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01.25.2018

How Key-Person Insurance Could Help Protect Your Business

Keeping a successful business thriving during a crisis is job No. 1 for any owner or operator. Key-employee insurance can be an important part of that protection strategy, but you’ll also want to examine several related issues. Here are seven essential steps – part of your general business-continuity planning – that can help you overcome […]

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