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Information for small business owners

Small Business and Credit Unions make a great match


A Way for Small Businesses to Have Easier Access to Credit

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Should you check up on a job application?


Learn more about the best practices when it comes to following up on a job.

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Building a strong corporate culture


Here’s how you can help build a strong corporate culture.

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Fatigue could be affecting your job performance and safety


Many Americans admit they may be too tired to function safely at work, this study finds.

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Where exactly are the jobs?


Here’s where recent job growth was the strongest.

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Do you still work while on vacation?


More than half of workers check in with the office during their paid time off.

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Employment trends are looking up


Job gains should continue through the year.

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Tips for a resume refresh


Follow these tips to write a better resume.

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How to keep employees engaged


Employee engagement should not be taken for granted.

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How to deal with work stress


Employees should strive to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

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How to start a small business


Your idea for a new business is beginning to take shape.

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How to handle an age-diverse workplace


There are real differences between workers of different generations, this study shows.

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Dangerous W-2 phishing scam evolving


IRS Commissioner says, “This is one of the most dangerous email phishing scams we’ve seen in a long time.”

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What makes workers happy?


A study of more than 12,000 workers reveals the top drivers of workplace happiness.

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Funding your small business


Your new business can take shape with a small business loan.

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Small businesses must embrace the digital world


Technology is evolving, and small businesses would be smart to pick up on it.

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Benefits of joining a Chamber of Commerce


Bring credibility to your business by becoming a member of your local chamber.

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Start your small business with these steps


Opening a business takes a lot more than just showing up and accruing products.

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The life of a small business involves big recruitment choices


Your small business may need help but how you seek it is a crucial question.

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Here is a path to small business ownership


Starting your own firm and becoming successful requires planning, strategy.

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What entrepreneurs need to know about patent, copyright law


Make sure you understand what “fair-use” means.

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Don’t waste peers’ time with emails


Tagging coworkers in unnecessary threads can lead to a bad rep.

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More proof that credit unions beat banks


Credit unions charge less fees than banks for checking accounts.

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Low inflation gives Americans indirect raise


Decrease in fuel prices has led consumers to spend elsewhere.

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Home prices up, sales down in late 2015


Biggest increase seen in the west.

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New car prices are on the rise


The average closing cost is up a few hundred dollars from last year.

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Survey says: customers oblige on feedback requests


Research from firm shows people aren’t afraid to speak their mind on an experience.

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What you'll need to get a small business loan


Be prepared to provide various documents when you apply to kick start your new endeavor.

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Getting along with co-workers


Survey finds interacting with various people at work is stressful.

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Why you should join a chamber of commerce


If you're looking to make business connections in a new place, go to where the decision-makers gather to network and socialize.

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How to fund a startup


A grand opening can't take place if there isn't any long-term financial support for a budding business.

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How the SBA can jump start your small business


This government agency helps startups and other entrepreneurs by making sure they aren't taken advantage if from day one.

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American retailers will see more of the new EMV chip cards


This small addition to Travis credit cards will help protect your information when you make a purchase in the future.

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