President Obama Says Economy and Credit are Showing Signs of Life

Last Friday, President Obama extolled that there are “glimmers of hope” in the U.S. economy for recovery, which has been experiencing the deepest recession in a generation. Dennis Romero over at the Daily Dose blog has a great summary of the president’s remarks at the White House. Since March, the Small Business Administration’s popular small business loan program has expanded by 20% when the administration announced stronger loan guarantees for credit administered through … [Read more...]

Keeping Up with Small Business Taxes

After incorporating a small business online, you have to determine what your tax liabilities are – which usually is best done through the services of a certified public accountant. It’s that time of year when we’re all thinking about filing our individual tax returns – however, there are also taxes for small businesses that need to be addressed to avoid the dreaded IRS audit, which can put the brakes on whatever you may be trying to accomplish. The IRS site provides some explanation of the … [Read more...]

Escape from the Cubicle Nation!

Attention all aspiring entrepreneurs…there’s a great new book being released on April 30th from life coach Pam Slim to help transition from slaving away in a cubicle for some corporation to becoming your own boss as an entrepreneur. Online incorporation service MaxFilings suggests this book as a great resource to help properly manage your affairs when making this stressful, but in the end, very fulfilling transition. Hating your job is not proper motivation for becoming an entrepreneur … [Read more...]