Posts tagged as:

Finance

While you’re probably starting a business to make money, you also want to take care of the people you’re doing business with. That’s where surety bonds come in.

Getting a surety bond for your new business helps make sure that you’re following all of the rules for your type of job. Surety bonds help protect your customers, too, since they work like insurance—although they offer a different type of protection.

Today, Kevin Kaiser from SuretyBonds.com will tell you what they are and why you should have a surety bond to protect your business.

[Keep reading…]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Every kid has started a lemonade stand. Usually it’s not front page news. But, at the age of four, Ben Weissenstein was featured on the cover of The Houston Chronicle, touting lemonade for 25 cents a cup. Ben only earned a few dollars that day, but he came away with a thirst for entrepreneurship that motivates him to this day.

When Ben was 14, he helped his mom with a garage sale. She suggested that he could help friends and neighbors sell and organize their extra junk. So Ben and his friend started a business. In a few years, Grand Slam Garage Sales had expanded to offer more services and employ over thirty part-time workers.

[click to continue…]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Today, I am thrilled to present this guest post by Carol Topp, owner of Teens and Taxes. I always get asked the question, ‘how much do I need to pay in taxes?’ and I’ve never known the answer… Until now.

Did you earn money last year by running a business, babysitting, mowing grass or buying and selling on eBay? If so, you are probably going to have to pay taxes. Unfortunately the U.S. tax system doesn’t give tax breaks to young entrepreneurs.

Here you will find everything you need to know about taxes for a new business.

[click to continue…]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

This is a guest post by Ben Foster, owner of TeenLawnCare.com.

Mowing lawns is a great business. Below I have outlined 5 reasons why you should start a lawn mowing business instead of, say, an eyelash clipping business.

[click to continue…]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

  • Page 1 of 2
  • 1
  • 2
  • >