Top 5 Money Misconceptions

Top 5 Money Misconceptions

When I was a teenager, I made a lot of assumptions about how money and credit work. After all, it’s not like there’s a checking account course in high school! Here are the five biggest money misconceptions that plagued me in my youth.   “Who Reads the Fine Print Anyway?” I don’t really know why, [...]

Say “I Do” to Wedding Savings Ideas

Say “I Do” to Wedding Savings Ideas

Whether you’re planning a wedding or simply addicted to the TV series, “Say Yes to the Dress,” you’ve learned that this joyous occasion is also…a money pit. Keenly aware of societal pressure for over-the-top perfection, wedding vendors of all stripes have perfected the art of separating betrothed couples from as much of their hard-earned cash [...]

Thoughtful Planning Goes a Long Way for a Small Business

Thoughtful Planning Goes a Long Way for a Small Business

A business plan is an essential road map for success. It documents the route that your company intends to take in order to reach, maintain and grow revenues. There are many resources available to assist companies with building a business plan to achieve success, and the SBA is a great place to start! Check out [...]

Is Firm Size Important for Job Formation?

Is Firm Size Important for Job Formation?

It is a very well known “fact”, more like an article of faith, that small firms account for the bulk of U.S. job formation. This belief has been highly instrumental in influencing economic policies towards business at all levels of government. If my memory is accurate, it was David Birch of MIT who first called [...]

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