Business

Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

The Facebook Payoff

How to use social media to make your small business much more successful Facebook has more than 500 million active…

Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

How Business Owners Can Boost Health-Care Deductions

Estimates peg health insurance premium increases for 2008 at about 8.7%, on average. This is more than double the 4.1%…

Career

Should You Take a Job Buyout Offer?

General Motors, Ford and Chrysler have been offering as much as $140,000 to tens of thousands of workers willing to…

Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

Tax Hot Buttons for Closely Held Businesses Today

Here are today’s four hottest tax issues for closely held businesses, together with ways to take advantage of new opportunities,…

Career

Where the Jobs Are

The government is hiring 193,000 people... plus other "hot" sectors Despite the grim news about unemployment and layoffs, there still…

Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

Secrets of Quicker Tax Refunds for Business Owners

If your business overpaid its taxes during 2007 -- or incurred a loss entitling it to a carryback refund of…

Earning Extra Income

Want to Net Some Extra Cash?

What It takes to sell Avon, Fuller Brush, Tupperware and more Historically, a bad economy is good for direct-sales companies,…

Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

Traps to Avoid When You Expand Your Business Across State Lines

It’s a big country, and growing businesses may want to expand into new markets -- in new states. Some companies…

Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

Start a Business That People Hate and Other Success Secrets: From Apple’s Former “Chief Evangelist” Guy Kawasaki

Despite the still sluggish economy, 2012 is a wonderful time to start a new business. Social-media tools including Twitter, Facebook…

Career

Where to Find Today’s Top-Paying Retirement Jobs

Look around the bank, the bookshop, drugstore and doctor’s office. Jobs once filled by 25-year-olds now go to older adults.…

Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

The $100 Start-Up: How to Launch a Business for $100 or Less

The old adage “It takes money to make money” isn’t always on the money! You can start a successful business…

Career

You’re Hired!

Secrets to landing a job over the phone Employers are increasingly using phone interviews to thin the herd of job…

Career

I Didn’t See It Coming

Warning signs that you might lose your job Even the most secure-seeming job is never completely safe. Changes in a…

Earning Extra Income

Millionaires Have Big Houses and Fancy Cars, Right? Wrong!

How the rich get rich -- and you can, too Most people would like to live like millionaires, but few…

Career

Unemployment Insurance Update

Extended benefits, tax relief, more Nearly 18 million Americans are likely to be jobless this year. For many of them,…