4 Ways to Master Work-Life Balance in the New Year

Posted in Dec, 10th, 2019 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

Whether you’re working on launching a company or running an existing business, there never seem to be enough hours in the day. As a business owner, wife, and mother of four children, I relate to the plight of busy entrepreneurs who struggle with balancing their work responsibilities and personal lives. Some days are easier than…

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5 Steps to Prep Your Business for 2020

Posted in Dec, 10th, 2019 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

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The power of intention cannot be underestimated as you move into the new year. The power of intention is this: “When focusing our mental energy on something, we’re able to give more of our brain power to it. It’s not magic or hocus-pocus, it’s our own innate tool (the mind) being placed into the right…

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How to Build Business Credit Quickly: 5 Simple Steps

Posted in Dec, 10th, 2019 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

If you operate as a sole proprietorship, it’s important to understand there is no legal or financial separation between you and your business. Building business credit plays a crucial role in your company’s funding ability. Whether you operate as a limited liability company or corporation, your business has the ability to establish a credit file…

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10 Things to Do to Close Out Your Year

Posted in Dec, 10th, 2019 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

In the final days of December, here are some actions that can help you comply with the law, obtain tax benefits, and position yourself for 2020. During the holiday season, it’s all too easy to focus on sales to customers (for many businesses this is the peak selling season) and spending time with family and…

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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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