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After months of stress-filled days and busy nights, Ben needed a holiday. He decided to go on a solo trip to the Canary Islands, where he’d do nothing except lay on the sand for an entire week.
Videos have been a hot trend on social and digital media for years now, but many business owners still do not know how to properly leverage this format to get the most out of it. Here are three lesser-known ways to utilize your company’s footage to drive more views, and ultimately, more business growth. Read More
It’s that time again when the kids head off to school. I hear parents everywhere discussing the cost of college including tuition, books, room and board, not to mention transportation, clothing and entertainment. As these costs continue to escalate, it is more important than ever to plan for these expenses. One way that I know that can help is by setting up a college savings plan called a “529 plan” or qualified tuition program. The one that I am most familiar with is the Iowa College Savings Program that is especially beneficial to Iowa residents. Read More
We can order anything online and have it delivered right to our door. Prescriptions are no different. We are all used to ‘mail order’ getting a 90 day supply, often for lower cost than the pharmacy. These prescriptions typically arrive in large bottles of 90 tablets or capsules. Then the issue is putting them in the ‘weekly’ containers or the struggle to take them timely.
If you took a trip already this summer, you are possibly wondering if any of the trip could be a business trip and therefore be deductible on our tax return. Now is a good time to review some of the travel rules and what can be deductible as a business expense.
Have you double checked lately to determine if the I-9 forms you have on file are up to date and compliant? Give yourself piece of mind by brushing up on the requirements and avoiding a formal I-9 audit from US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, also known as ICE. Read More
Businesses go through various growth cycles consisting of slow growth, moderate growth, high growth and in some cases decline. Each growth cycle has its own set of challenges. In slow growth, there may not be enough cashflow to reinvest in the business. In high-growth, customer service may suffer. It is critical to understand what growth cycle your company is currently in as well as be able to predict what cycle is around the corner. Without understanding these two things you may not achieve the level of growth you want.