Business Operations: When Accounting Gets Tough, Learn How To Ask For HelpOpen Books Executive Director Tim O’Brien explains how entrepreneurs can benefit greatly by knowing when to ask for help.
Small Business Optimism Index: Economic Confidence Among Business Owners On The RiseThe Index of Small Business Optimism hit 105.8 points, the highest it has been since December 2004.
Managing Small Business Finances: The Importance Of A Business Plan & Avoiding PitfallsInfinity Sauces Founder John Kessler shares financial tips for entrepreneurs getting started or trying to maintain a business.
The First Timer's Guide To Getting A Small Business LoanFundera Editor-In-Chief Meredith Wood lends some advice to small business business owners seeking credit for the first time.
3 Ways Improving Your Credit Can Benefit Your Small BusinessMany entrepreneurs should protect their personal credit score so their business can also reap similar credit benefits.
3 Tips To Help Write A Pitch That Will Get Your Startup Off The GroundWriting the pitch that will help you realize your entrepreneurial ambitions isn't always easy.
3 Financial Questions You’re Too Embarrassed To AskTalking about money can be difficult, because nobody wants to look like a financial fool. Still, there are some questions that a lot of people have but are just too scared to ask.
Good Question: How Much Should We Save For Emergencies?A study by bankrate.com found 63 percent of people couldn't come up $500 to cover it from their savings. So, how much should we set aside for emergencies? Good Question.
Former Vikings Player Found Guilty Of Bank FraudA guilty verdict was reached Friday in the bank fraud trial of a former Minnesota Vikings player. A federal jury convicted Stu Voigt and a business partner of stealing from investors in a multi-million-dollar scheme.
Klobuchar Pushing For Solutions To Student Debt CrisisKlobuchar hosted a forum in Washington Wednesday. It included Southwest Minnesota State University student Chelsey Jo Herrig, who worked all through college, but still faces $45,000 in loans when she graduates in December.
New State Program Offers Refinancing Of Student LoansWith an average balance of $31,000, Minnesota ranks 5th highest in the country for student loan debt. The initiative, called SELF Refi, will allow people to refinance their debt at a lower rate.
As $1.9B Surplus Announced, Budget Battle BeginsMinnesota lawmakers from both parties agree that a nearly $1.9 billion budget surplus is good news. They just disagree on how to spend it.