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Business ownership

For entrepreneurs (or those who aspire to it), a long-term financial strategy includes planning for the future and longevity of your business.

3 types of insurance business owners often overlook

After giving so much to your business, it can feel selfish to put yourself first. But if you protect your personal life, it can protect your business.

Time for What Matters

As a business owner, how are you making time for what matters most? Pursue your goals, your way with a customized action plan. Get started now.

What does it take to run a company?

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur wondering “What does it take to run a company?” This article lays out a helpful path for getting your small business off the ground.

The importance of company valuation

Business valuation can help business owners when selling their business, planning for retirement, estate planning, and more.


Pros and cons of starting your own business

What is financial confidence? Learn more about how your financial confidence is linked to your overall emotional confidence.

6 benefits of whole life insurance for business owners

People think of life insurance for their personal lives, but whole life insurance for business owners can be extremely helpful. These 6 scenarios show how.

4 funding options for women entrepreneurs

Funding for female entrepreneurship is reaching new heights. In the first six months of 2021, companies with a female founder or co-founder raised over $25 billion dollars – an amount never seen before in an […]

6 tips from tech start-ups for your non-tech business

Let’s suppose you’re reading this on your phone. You’re wearing clothes that you bought online, and you’re on your way to wherever you are going in an Uber. Technology made all this — the phone, […]

Pay it forward: Financial wellness for employees

Are your employees experiencing financial stress? With money still a taboo topic for many, the people who work for you may be suffering in silence, bringing unspoken financial stress to their jobs. A survey by […]

Business boosters: Tips for building a team

When you’re running your own business, you know each hire is critical — particularly when the headcount is minimal. Of the small businesses in the U.S. that have employees, 89 percent have fewer than 20 […]

Business boosters: Holding on to talent

No matter what business you’re in, once you start hiring employees, you get into the people business. Employees are often a company’s most important investment, and labor costs can account for as much as 70 […]

Business boosters: Can your business survive without you?

If you didn’t show up tomorrow, would your employees be able to go it alone? Whether you’re just taking a vacation, taking a leave of absence due to illness or contemplating the ‘R’-word (retirement), it’s […]

Navigating the ups and downs of business cash flow

You’re at the amusement park, waiting to board the roller coaster. You can see the whole track as you stand in line. Peaks that seem to pierce the clouds. Dizzying descents. You climb into the […]

Insurance options for business succession planning strategies

Business owners with the desire to see their businesses continue after they are no longer involved need to plan quite carefully. When an owner (or owners as it may be) is planning for succession in […]

What Generation Z employees really want

Bean-bag chairs, foosball tables, pizza Fridays, and work-where-you-want schedules became the business norm over the past decade as hiring managers and business owners competed to lure in the top talent. However, as the workforce transitions […]

How to spend smart to improve cash flow

Congratulations — your business is profitable! Have you considered how much of those profits to reinvest in your business? While some entrepreneurs funnel as much as 50 percent back into their companies,1 depending on your goals […]

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