At NCAA football’s Alamo Bowl, Oregon was heading for a blow out as it led the game 31 to 0 at the half. Their opponent, nationally-ranked TCU, was a capable team. The team was most likely shaken up by the loss of their starting quarterback and key wide receiver.
Ideas, Tips and Insight on “all-things-business” from the financial experts at Capital Solutions Bancorp.
One of the fastest ways to start or grow your business is to buy a company. The right one can expand your offerings and broaden your customer base. There’s one downside. Buying a business takes resilience considering all the legal, taxes, paperwork, and licensing requirements involved. However, that’s nothing compared to trying to start a new business from scratch.
While completing projects for a client, I often work with another small business or two. Unfortunately, one surprising thing keeps happening.
Over and over.
You’re a business owner and tomorrow is payday. The checks that are supposed to cover payroll haven’t come in. On top of that, you had to purchase materials with what little cash you had on hand. You just couldn’t wait until after payday to get the materials you needed.
This is a situation familiar to many small business owners. And there’s an easier way to solve it without upsetting employees, clients, and vendors.
Turning the calendar from December to January compels most people to focus on new initiatives and doing things better such as diet, exercise, finances, and getting organized. Here’s the bad news. According to a University of Scranton study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, only 8 percent achieve their New Year’s resolution.
Upon completing their education, college students fall into one of two groups. Some graduate from college with large student loans needing to be paid. Those loans in addition to rent, food, and any others add up. They’ll start life after school weighed down by debt.
The other group will get their diplomas and leave college feeling lighter than ever. This group is about to begin the next phase of their lives with zero college debt.
Most students fall in the indebted group.
Messages from clients like the following are why we love what we do.
“I was telling my employees that this is the first time in 26 years that I’m going to be able to relax over the holidays. There was always someone who forgot to sign the checks who left me hanging. Now I don’t have to worry anymore.”
When I meet a professional, one of the first things I do is look them up on LinkedIn. You get one guess to figure out what I did when a CEO and founder of a company contacted me about some writing work.