What Is Commodity Trading?

What Is Commodity Trading? The majority of people probably already know what commodities are, and for those who don’t: they are fully raw materials or agricultural products. The key question is how many people are aware that trading in commodities involves buying and selling these goods. Previously, people would really exchange these goods, but nowadays,...

New California Law Requires Job Postings to Include Salary Ranges

  New California Law Requires Job Postings to Include Salary Ranges   Thanks to a new salary transparency bill that Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law on Tuesday, pay ranges will soon be listed on job listings in California. Nearly 200,000 businesses with 15 or more employees will have to begin posting wage ranges on advertisements for tasks...

The Importance of Business Valuations

  Selling your small business is never a simple decision. Selling a business can be emotionally difficult, regardless of whether you want to retire, are having financial difficulties with business expenses, or simply no longer have a passion for the sector. Let’s simplify things by talking about the value of a third-party business valuation. When...

“Quiet Hiring”: A New Method of Hiring

“Quiet Hiring” In today’s world, “Quiet hiring” is the new method of hiring for many employers. Companies like Google are trying to hire people who work in overdrive, despite the fact that some people want to be on record as working in cruise control. More specifically, Google employs “quiet hiring,” a covert recruiting approach. It...

Financing Options for Small Businesses

  Financing Options for Small Businesses: Small Business owners have numerous financing options available, from traditional installment loans to lines of credit to microloans. However, the requirements for capital vary based on the nature of the firm. There are several loan solutions accessible, depending on your needs, whether you’re completely new to the market, your...

QuickBooks Tips for Beginners

QuickBooks is a complete accounting software suite used by countless business owners on a daily basis. It has a very simple user interface, excellent security, and more than enough accounting features for different types of small businesses. QuickBooks also has a good price point making it a popular choice in the business world. The Best...

How to Estimate Startup Costs for a New Business

  Confused on how much money you’ll need for your startup business?  Don’t worry, we have put together a simple approach to breaking down this mystery and creating a clear picture of the funds that your startup business will require. COST CATEGORIES Keep in mind that different types of small businesses will have different types...

How to Pitch Startup Investors Over Zoom

As most founders know, fundraising isn’t easy!  The process can be long, emotional, and can be extremely difficult.  To compound the problem, the COVID-19 pandemic changed the fundraising landscape literally overnight.  In today’s environment, the vast majority of pitching and fundraising happens over Zoom.  Founders are no longer asked to drive or fly up to...

8 Common Business Bookkeeping and Accounting

Tell us if this doesn’t feel familiar…. Frequently, it feels as though everyone in their field of profession is berating you for doing something the “wrong way”. The “wrong way” – according to them. You’re “wrong” because you don’t utilize a specific type of accounting software, you’re “wrong” because you do your own bookkeeping, etc. Yet,...

Season of Earnings Begins

The second half of the year started with Friday’s jobs report, and we’re getting into the narrative this week. Our first look under the hood of the economy will be on Wednesday, then earning season will begin on Thursday. A true economic threat is emerging from Covid, which has already closed down casinos in Macau....

Manage Surging Inflation With These 5 Business Tips

For many business owners today, managing surging inflation in a new experience.  The responsibility and commitment to operating and growing a fiscally successful and sound business can be daunting, even more so during these challenging times. Business owners need to be creative in their approach.  Inflation can have an impact on everything from materials, wages,...