When you start a small business, you'll probably discover that what you learned in business school doesn't cover everything you need to know as a business leader.

That's what Michael Alter, SurePayroll president and CEO, discovered during his 10 years leading the company. He's put together five tips for growing a small business that you probably...

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(ARA) - As the United States, one of the world's wealthiest countries, struggles with debt and a still-uncertain economy, Americans are closely watching the steps our leaders are taking to address long-term fiscal problems. The state of our nation's economy has also caused many individuals to re-examine their own personal finances and money...

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(ARA) - Despite high unemployment rates and a slow economy, job outlooks are bright for students considering degrees related to financial services. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook for 2010-11, the demand for personal financial advisers, insurance agents and financial analysts is expected to rise...

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(ARA) - Achievement through hard work is the American way, and few industries offer more opportunity for that kind of success than the restaurant business. Generations of Americans have reaped the financial rewards and personal satisfaction that come from serving others a good meal.

In today's high-competition workplace, the restaurant industry...

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This challenging economy and stagnant job market have left plenty of qualified and capable Americans without work. And when qualified and capable people suddenly have time on their hands, many of them will think about starting their own business.

Almost everyone knows that you need a business plan, but one of the most difficult questions to answer...

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