Small Business, Big Target: Crime Infographic


At first glance, it may seem counter-intuitive for criminals to target small businesses over large businesses. Why would a thief go after a company with fewer assets? While the allure of large sums cash may be temping for many criminals, it is usually the case that larger companies can afford to take greater precautions to […]

7 Things Business Owners Must Know About The Affordable Care Act


The Affordable Care Act means change for businesses, but if you understand the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP), you’ll be able to assess the pros and cons for your business and avoid the stress. The Patient Protections and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) became law in March 2010.  The law requires state health insurance exchanges to set up […]

After the Storm: Disaster Resources to Rebuild Your Small Business

Warren Grove, NJ, May 2007 - A fire management assistance declaration from FEMA was granted for the Warren Grove Fire, triggering a way for federal funding to reimburse state and locals for firefighting efforts. Andrea Booher/FEMA

If your small business or farm has been hurt by a disaster, you are not alone. Damage from such recent events as Hurricane Irene, Tropical Storm Lee or the Texas wildfires are visible in all sectors of affected communities, from the destruction of local produce, to the elimination of tourist traffic and harm to an […]

Preparing Your Small Business for a Hurricane

Small Business Administrators Survey Hurricane Ike Damage

  As Hurricane Irene approaches the east coast, residents and businesses are bracing themselves for the upcoming storm. While no one can avoid bad weather, investing time in preparations now can ease distress and may ultimately determine how well your business is able to recover. Here are some tips every small business should keep in […]


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