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Ask And You Shall Receive: Negotiation is an Everyday Thing

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When most people think about negotiations, they tend to think about corporate mergers, acquisitions and multi-million dollar business deals. For the most part, we don’t see negotiation as a part of our everyday lives; that is, unless you’re an attorney.

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Four Ways to Make Sure Your Internet Domain Name is Really Safe

Protecting Your Internet Domain Name

These days, there are so many cyber threats to businesses that it’s easy to overlook the one thing a business depends on every day—its internet domain name. For many businesses, a domain name is a lot like the slogan for

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Before Applying for a Loan, Consider the 5 C’s of Credit

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Have you ever applied for a business loan with your bank and walked away wondering what criteria the bank uses to decide whether or not to approve your loan? Every bank is different and there will be differences in loan

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How to Set Up Your Company to Pay Employees with Direct Deposit

Direct Deposit

If you’re a business owner or manager looking to pay your employees with direct deposit, figuring out where to start can be a little tricky. For instance, should you start by talking to your bank? Or, maybe your accounting software

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Don’t Like Your Business Name? Change It!

Business Name

Having second thoughts about the name of your business? I have the solution to your problem. It’s called an Assumed Name or “Doing Business As” Certificate. Most people refer to such a thing simply as a DBA. Help!  I’m a square

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Mom says, “Eat your vegetables.” Your banker says, “Hire an accountant.”

Hire an Accountant

My mom made my brother and I believe that eating spinach would give us biceps like Popeye’s—steaming battleships included. While none of the four biceps among us ever grew to a size adequate enough to attract a woman the quality

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The Best (free) Way to Protect Your Company from Check Fraud

Stephen Spielberg’s 2002 film, Catch Me if You Can, depicts the true story of Frank Abagnale, Jr.  The movie, which stars Leonardo Dicaprio and Tom Hanks, opens with a depiction of Abagnale’s 1977 appearance on the popular game show, To

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