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The Types of Small Business Retirement Plans

Small business retirement plans come in a number of different shapes and sizes. Some are easy to set up and use, while others offer scalability and flexibility. Whether you’re a sole proprietor or have hundreds of employees, there’s a retirement plan to suit your specific needs. Here are the four main types: Self-employed 401(k) If […]


Pros/Cons of Entity Formation for Independent Contractors

One of the first and most important decisions independent contractors make is how to structure their business. The IRS offers a number of different legal business structures independent contractors can form under. Each of these types of entity formation have specific pros and cons that independent contractors should consider. Sole Proprietorship Whether they’re an athlete […]


Top 5 Most Popular States for Small Businesses

You can start a business anywhere, but your chances of success may vary depending on where you are. Not all cities and states are equal when it comes to the business environment and local regulations.  Securing finances and funding as you start a small business will look different from city to city, and so will […]