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Five Keys to Small Business Growth in the New Year

National retailers experienced a 5.1 percent growth to close out the 2018 holiday sales season, earning $850 billion in revenue. These earnings reflect the highest growth in nearly six years and speaks to a rising consumer confidence. If you’re a small business owner in any sector,

Preparing Your Small Business for the Holidays

Whether your business is in retail, manufacturing, or service, the winter holidays often spark an uptick in consumer activity and sales. Recent data from the National Retail Federation (NRF) illustrates this: The NRF forecasts a 4.3 to 4.8 percent increase in holiday sales for November and December compared to the same period last year.

Happiness Investments

In recent weeks, following the deaths of two cultural icons, the slippery correlation between money and happiness has re-emerged in public conversation. One frequently cited Princeton University study pins personal happiness and fulfillment to an annual income threshold.