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It’s a Good Time to Check Your Withholding and Make Changes if Necessary

By Julia Tsoy | June 13, 2019 | 23 Comments
The right amount of tax withholding

Due to the massive changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), the 2019 filing season resulted in surprises. Some filers who have gotten a refund in past years wound up owing money. The IRS reports that the number of refunds paid this year is down from last year — and the average refund is lower.

Are You the Right Type of Busy?

By Donna Miller | May 31, 2019 | 1 Comment
The Right Type of Busy

Do you ever mistake hyperactivity for productivity? Everybody does! But if you’re sacrificing true productivity for the day-to-day busy work, you are not fulfilling your role as the business owner.

It isn’t easy delegating – you may feel guilty or uneasy – that’s why it’s a process.

Here are our 5 favorite tips and tools for leveraging your time and boosting your productivity.

10 Ways To Control Print Costs

By Holly Kaplansky | May 23, 2019 | 1 Comment
Printed Materials

There are cost savings to be had at every step of the printing process from design to finishing. Consider these cost-savings ideas when you are planning your next printed material.

Malware Manual – Part 5: 3 Keys for Cybersecurity Response Planning

By Joe Higgins | May 17, 2019 | 1,109 Comments
Cyber Security Planning

Recently, the international research and advisory company Gartner, Inc., predicted global corporate spending on IT security will increase 12.4% this year over 2018 to roughly $124 billion. The driver of all this spending growth? Security risks, business needs and industry changes. “Security leaders are striving to help their organizations securely use technology platforms to become…

Be Vigilant About Your Business Credit Score

By Julia Tsoy | May 10, 2019 | 1 Comment

As an individual, you’ve no doubt been urged to regularly check your credit score. Most people nowadays know that, with a subpar personal credit score, they’ll have trouble buying a home or car, or just getting a reasonable-rate credit card. But how about your business credit score? It’s important for much the same reason — you’ll have…