The New Retirement: 3 Things to Think About Now

If you think your retirement is going to look like your parents’ or grandparents’ retirement, think again. Here are 3 things you should be considering: The Bank of Mom and Dad won’t always be open. There are two sides to this. If you’re currently supporting your adult children, you’re not alone. According to a BMO Wealth Institute study, 81% of parents say they have provided... Read Article

10 Things I Wish My Realtor Would Have Told Me

Ah, home ownership — the dream we all chase. Owning your own home is freeing, but it certainly catapults you quickly into the adult world of bills, brokers, and banking. There are so many things to know before buying a home, and even if you have owned and sold homes in the past, there may be things that your realtor never revealed to you. Here... Read Article

10 New Year Tips for Your Small Business

To ensure success in the New Year, most small businesses don’t realize that the process begins long before January 1. Instead, a lot of work goes into setting your business up for a running start when the clock strikes 12. Don’t wait; start now with this list of 10 New Year Tips For Your Small Business. Maybe it is not too late. Revisit Your Business... Read Article

Be a Boy Scout

If you were ever a Boy Scout as a kid, you know how important it is to be prepared. Prepared for what? For anything that life throws at you. It’s true when you’re camping in the woods, and even more true when you’re running a business. We really hope that your business is never affected by an earthquake , tornado, freak meteor from the sky... Read Article

Best Practices for Protecting Your Catering Business

The first step to keeping your catering service safe and secure is to have proper execution of the work. Having a specific process or set of guidelines, which should include a safety policy for all employees, will help you keep things organized. Speaking of a safety policy, it’s important not to let oil, fats, or grease be disposed of through your drainage units, as it... Read Article