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8 Side Hustles Perfect for Encore Entrepreneurs

Posted in Oct, 29th, 2019 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

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It’s possible to be a successful entrepreneur at any age. However, starting a side-business as you near retirement has unique advantages, including your years of experience, extensive professional network, and (upcoming) schedule flexibility. The eight side-hustle ideas below are perfect for encore entrepreneurs — or entrepreneurs over age 50 — who want to flex their entrepreneurial muscles…

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10 Bookkeeping Basics You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Posted in Oct, 29th, 2019 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

Millions of small business owners and startup entrepreneurs are masters at creating great products and services, building effective teams and winning over customers. Many of them, however, would probably flunk basic bookkeeping. As the business owner, if you don’t understand the different types of “accounts” your bookkeeper uses to organize your finances, measuring the success…

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Naming Your Business

Posted in Oct, 29th, 2019 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

Your business name will be forever tied to the identity of your brand. Done right, and you’ll have a company that’s instantly memorable, distinctive and unique. Done wrong, and you’ll be stuck with a name that will be tough to shake. So, how do you come up with a business name that succinctly captures the…

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The Right Talent, Right Now

Posted in Oct, 29th, 2019 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

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During the past week, you’ve probably paid attention to or interacted with a colleague entering a place of work with a support dog, in a wheelchair, or using a white cane to guide them. However, you may not have noticed the employee whose challenges are more understated. Since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities…

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Cash is King: Cash Management Best Practices

Posted in Oct, 15th, 2019 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

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Cash flow management is key to success for many new and growing small/mid-sized businesses. Cash is the fuel that makes a SMB work; hence, these businesses should be managed with a primary focus on cash/cash flow rather than income or other financial measures. Hal Shelton, an angel investor, SCORE mentor and Amazon bestselling author of…

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Is Your Business at Risk?

Posted in Oct, 15th, 2019 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

Whether you’re just starting your new business, or your company has been up and running for a while, protecting the business you have worked so hard to build is essential. However, in the rush of launching a startup and the day-to-day challenges it entails, many entrepreneurs neglect this step. Here are seven ways you can…

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Small and Midsize Businesses Face Greater Cybersecurity Risks and Challenges

Posted in Oct, 15th, 2019 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

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For many businesses, dealing with a cybersecurity incident can be a challenging endeavor, especially since it involves financial and reputational damage. While this applies to all organizations, it is especially true for small and midsize businesses (SMBs). In fact, cybercrime has become a large concern for the business sector, with a 2019 survey revealing that 58% of…

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Charitable Solicitation Registration: A Key Element of Nonprofit Compliance and Fundraising Success

Posted in Oct, 15th, 2019 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

Fundraising compliance is one of a nonprofit’s essential best practices for maintaining good standing with state regulators and promoting transparency and accountability in its operations. Charitable solicitation registration also opens the door to expanded fundraising strategies, donor support, and partnership opportunities. Embracing fundraising compliance as a badge of honor can strengthen charitable credibility and help…

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5 Accounting Tips That Can Save You Money

Posted in Oct, 1st, 2019 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

Few tasks strike fear in the hearts of small business owners quite like accounting. The various duties that go into handling accounting for your small business—compiling reports, tracking expenses, balancing budgets, understanding tax rules and regulations—can make your head spin, especially when your plate is already full with other crucial tasks. You can’t ignore the…

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Is Your Business Financially Healthy?

Posted in Oct, 1st, 2019 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

You probably started your business for many reasons—besides a love for small business accounting. Maybe it was to turn your passion project into your full-time job, or perhaps you just wanted to become your own boss. While you don’t need to become a licensed accountant to make your business successful, there are a handful of…

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