Finance

Small Business Pulse
October 17, 2019 - 2:30 pm
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Tabitha Shiflett
October 07, 2019 - 11:30 am
There are two types of people in this world — those who think debt is healthy and those who avoid it like the plague. When it comes down to it, debt isn’t something you want to have, especially if you’re the owner of a small business. Serious debt has the potential to hold you back from...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2018, file photo Christmas decorations are shown at a Walmart Supercenter in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
WWJ News
September 27, 2019 - 5:22 pm
You still have two months for saving and planning. Start with these steps.
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Gary Schwind
September 23, 2019 - 1:25 pm
Pitching your business to prospective investors can be an intimidating process. This is particularly true for any small business owner receiving an influx of rejections from potential investors. However, a pitch meeting with a prospective investor can become much less intimidating and more...
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ComEd
September 07, 2019 - 12:07 pm
As most of us do not have access to unlimited funds, it is important to judiciously decide where it is best to spend your money on your business. Upgrading your business facility may seem impossible when so many expenses must be paid, but in the long run you could see savings that will carry over...
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ComEd
August 27, 2019 - 11:38 am
Business expenses add up quickly and often unexpectedly, especially for new business owners. Savings of any kind can go a long way and while energy use is an invaluable cost, there are many ways to reduce your energy bill. ComEd Energy Doctor Ed Krembuszewski explains how variable speed devices (...
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Christopher Millard
August 23, 2019 - 3:16 pm
With the economic collapse of 2008 fading from our rearview mirror, we’re left having learned some hard lessons. However, are you prepared for a less dramatic, yet considerable significant personal economic downturn? How can you protect your small business from even the slightest of economic...
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Tabitha Shiflett
August 14, 2019 - 4:02 pm
Ideally, your business is contracted to do a job, the job gets done and payments from your clients arrive within the agreed upon time. Unfortunately for contractors, freelancers and small business owners, this isn’t always the case. Expectations of being paid on time are not unreasonable,...
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ComEd
August 09, 2019 - 6:50 pm
While there are many ways for commercial real estate and small businesses to save on their energy bill, residential customers can reap similar benefits following an energy assessment. Offers are available to participate in energy efficiency programs, which include receiving incentives and tips to...
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In this May 8, 2019 photo, a passer-by, left, walks near a bus stop that features an advertisement, in Boston's Seaport district. Tracking your spending, prioritizing savings and setting aside money to treat yourself can help you enjoy your new salary without compromising your financial freedom. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
July 30, 2019 - 10:44 am
A few years ago, my best friend said something that really stuck with me. The gist was this: It doesn't matter whether you make $25,000 or $100,000 a year — you'll still feel like you don't have enough money. That's easy for someone making $100,000 to say, I thought at the time. But here's the...
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