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Why Small Businesses Should Consider Outsourcing Payroll

Outsourcing your payroll, if you're not doing it already, could well be a boon to you and your business. Here are four advantages to consider:

Trump's Efforts to Dismantle Dodd-Frank Could Be Good for Small Business

Dodd-Frank, named after then-Senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT) and then-Congressman Barney Frank (D-MA), was signed into law by President Barack Obama on July 21, 2010. It was a reaction to the financial crisis of 2007-2008. President Donald Trump characterized it as "a disaster" during his campaign, vowing to repeal and replace it.

Trump Signs Executive Order to Slash Small Business Regulations

In keeping with his campaign promise to cut down on the myriad of government regulations, President Trump signed an executive order last week requiring that for every new regulation proposed, two be identified for elimination.

Priorities of Trump's SBA Appointee, Linda McMahon

A Senate panel approved Trump's SBA appointee, former World Wrestling Entertainment president and CEO Linda McMahon, 18-1 this past Tuesday. She now faces a vote by the full Senate, which is expected to be in her favor.

20 Budget-Friendly Tools to Strengthen Security at Your Small Business

Securing one's place of business is a major concern of any business owner, whether the threat is from a burglar or a hacker. Here are some of the latest digital tools that make it easier, less expensive and more secure than you may have thought to protect your business.

Trump and Jack Ma Discuss Support for '1 Million Small Businesses'

President-elect Donald Trump and Alibaba CEO Jack Ma met today in New York at the Trump Tower to discuss increasing U.S. small business sales with China and Southeast Asia via the Alibaba e-commerce site.

6 Top Associations for the Small Business Owner

Small business associations can expand the knowledge, horizons, camaraderie and influence of an entrepreneur. Here are six strong ones to consider:

SBA Reveals Its Top 10 Blogs of 2016

The SBA reveals its ten most-read blogs of 2016 by number of views, ranging from the most-read, "A Simple Cash Flow Spreadsheet Anybody Can Use";  #2, "Top 10 Low Cost Start Up Business Ideas You Can Launch Today"; through #10, "7 Ideas for Marketing to Existing Customers."

How the USPS HDDS Service Gets Small Businesses More Customers

If you own a small business, such as a restaurant franchise, a gym or an auto repair shop that would benefit from more customers, the U.S. Postal Service's Every Door Direct Mail (EDDM) can get them for you.

Business Owners Can Suffer Tech Overload

Technology is a boon to business owners, but the time spent on such tech pursuits as email, texting and social media can easily balloon out of control to the detriment of business if the owner doesn’t exercise some strong self-discipline. Becky Davis is a prototypical illustration of this: