Retirement Savings Trends

Are employers stepping up to the plate when it comes to providing employees with retirement savings opportunities? For the second year, the ADP Research Institute® examined the types of companies — by size and type of industry — that offer…

What Makes a Small Business

Lawmakers spend a lot of time talking up the virtues of the American small business, and a lot of time finding new ways to define it. The Marketplace Fairness Act — the high profile bill passed by the Senate last…

5 Creative Marketing Ideas for Your Small Business

As a small business owner or marketing professional, you likely don’t have the resources of a mega-brand to market your service or product as aggressively or with the same reach. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still make a strong…

7 Ways to Fund Your Small Business

One of the biggest challenges of launching a new business is finding the cash to get things started. Fortunately, there are options besides winning the lottery or receiving a large inheritance, including small business loans, credit cards, bootstrapping with retirement…

The Business Plan

Essentially, a business plan is the management and financial blueprint of your company. It is meant to serve as both your business guide and as a tool to help you attract investors. The plan should be comprehensive yet concise. It…