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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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How to Keep Your Best Employees

As the owner of a small business, you don’t have limitless resources to bring in new talent, making retention even more important. Wondering how to keep employees from looking elsewhere? 1. Get the compensation right. Your goal should be to provide a salary, based on parameters that you can explain to a key employee, so […]

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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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