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3 Questions for You to Ask Yourself About Employee Health Care

Small businesses face important decisions about employee benefits, and as deadlines for Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements draw near, timing is …

You Can Get Richer Pinching Pennies Like Warren Buffett

Many people have tried to emulate Warren Buffett‘s investment style. More may attempt it as they search for the best investing ideas for 2012. But here’s a more attainable goal: Pinch pennies like the Oracle of Omaha. This might turn out to be a New Year’s resolution you can actually <i>keep</i>. And …

Smoothies and fruit juices are a new risk to health, US scientists warn

Scientists say potential damage from naturally occurring fructose in apparently healthy drinks is being overlooked<p>Fruit juices and smoothies represent a new risk to our health because of the amount of sugar the apparently healthy drinks contain, warn the US scientists who blew the whistle on corn …

The 1936 book that every business person should read

Strauss Zelnick is chief executive and chairman of the company that makes Grand Theft Auto, BioShock and other cutting-edge videogames. But he says the book that has most influenced him is Dale Carnegie’s 1936 bestseller, <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i>.<p>“The title is unfortunate because it …

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The Farmery opens mini mobile garden

When I first saw Ben Greene's innovative sustainable agriculture project, called The Farmery, which involves growing and selling food in the same …

U.S. Shorts Small Businesses $3 Billion in Federal Contracts

The federal government has again failed to meet its goals for small business federal contracts. Last year, Washington fell short by an estimated $3 …

The Ugly Truth About Business Entrepreneurship

People who know me know that I love being an entrepreneur. There is absolutely nothing like the thrill of taking something that you created out to …

Forget a quick shale gas revolution here– we don't have the technology

Don't get too excited about a UK shale revolution – it isn't likely to happen in the near future.<p>Amid all the excitement following last week's news that trapped gas in UK shale formations were double previous expectations, some sobering news from America was lost. A report by the Harvard …

Cheap credit has inflated the markets, and we could be in for a crash landing

During the past four centuries, there have been five occasions when major credit bubbles have led to stonking crashes. Tulip mania in 17th-century …

What Are Sunk Costs? - Small Business Trends

In the context of business, “sunk costs” are when you’ve spent money already and will not recover it. In other words, you’ve “sunk money into …

Funnier Ways to Say "Sent From My Smartphone"

You’ve received plenty of emails that ended with “sent from my iPhone” or another mobile email signature.<p>Whatever your opinion of these generic …

Which Sole Proprietors Cheat on Taxes?

If you are non-native-English-speaking man who runs a construction or real estate rental business, hires a tax preparer rather than doing his own …

Is it Possible to Create a Business Startup Right After College?

Is it a good idea to create a business startup right after college?<p>Before you ask this question to an entrepreneur or your mentor, you need to find …

Savvy Businesses Say Yes to Mobile

It’s exciting to see small businesses jumping on the mobile revolution. I think it’s more noticeable with small businesses, because we’ve been …

What is the Definition of a Small Business? It May Surprise You

When you picture a small business, what comes to mind? For most people, the image is likely a solo entrepreneur, or a local company with a handful of …

SHOP Exchange and Health Insurance Exchanges for Small Businesses

As health care reform mandates take effect in 2014, small employers with fewer than 50 full time employees face more changes than large and …

The most important person entering US government you’ve never heard of

The first week on the job for Nicole Wong, dubbed by many as the US’s first chief privacy officer, has been fairly, well, private. The White House has named Wong, 44, a former top lawyer for Google and Twitter, as the new deputy US chief technology officer in the Office of Science and Technology …

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Ask The Ripped Dude: What The Heck Is Tabata Training?

Vital Stats<p><b>Name:</b> Obi Obadike <b><br>Website:</b> www.obiobadike.com <b><br>Email:</b> obifitness@verizon.net<p>Q<p>I've been hearing a lot about the benefits of Tabata training. …

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The 4 Biggest Myths About Fat (and How to Lose It)

At a recent get-together, I overheard a few friends talking about their weight loss woes. One said, “My problem is I have a gym membership and I …

Why Gardening Can Help You Live Longer and Be Healthier

There is a lot of evidence, most anecdotal, some scientific, about how gardeners live up to 14 years longer than non-gardeners. That’s a pretty …

DIY vertical axis wind turbine

This vertical axis wind turbine (VAWT) uses five 3” PVC pipes cut in half for blades rotating on three kids bicycle wheels to spin an Ametek 38 volt …

The Dark Side of Lawns

Does that mean you—and every other organic gardener—must give up having a nice swath of grass where you, the kids, and the dog can frolic carefree? …

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<b>Articles from our Blog:</b><p>Is healthy, vibrant soil a solution for climate change? - a remarkably simple, effective measure <br>How to be effective growing …

Why the revolt of the global middle class is a good thing

Alper, a 26-year-old Turkish corporate lawyer, has benefited enormously from prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s rule. He is one of millions of young Turks who rode the country’s economic boom to a lifestyle his grandparents could scarcely imagine.<p>Yet he loathes Erdogan, participated in the …

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Vitamin E Oil: Why You Should Use On Your Body With Caution

You’ve probably heard your doctor discuss the health benefits of taking vitamin E, which include boosting your immune system, preventing stroke-induced brain damage and protecting against certain cancers. But vitamin E oil can also work wonders when it comes to your hair, skin and nails. (Just take …

The 3 Keys To Fat Loss

Many people have the desire to lose weight. More specifically, many people desire to lose bodyfat (BF). However, most of those people do NOT know how …

How To Build Back Muscle Size: 8 Tips For An Impressive Back

It's a fact: a truly impressive back is about as rare as a balanced state budget or a Lindsay Lohan sighting outside a police car.<p>Why is that?<p>For one …

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