5 Ways Small Business Owners Can Prepare for Retirement

Preparing financially for retirement can be complicated for anyone, but for small business owners the process often poses even more challenges. Teachers, police officers, firefighters and other government employees generally receive a pension. The corporate world can offer benefit plans…

Cooperatives and Small Business

A cooperative or co-op is a business entity formed by a set of individuals who have a common goal or interest. A cooperative is member-owned and democratically controlled, meaning the members have an equal say, and its purpose is to…

Build Value in a Small Business

Consider American Dixie Group, Inc., founded by Lay Cooper in 1989 in Albany, New York, to build the industrial machines used in food processing, packaging, and plastic making. The business became successful, was praised for its problem-solving wizardry, and served…