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Can You Benefit from a Section 1031 Exchange of Property?

Article ByJacob R. Parrott, IIIWard and Smith, P.A.News + InsightsWhen you are selling vacant land or non-owner occupied property held for commercial …

Retirement

The Case for Free Money

At first blush, universal basic income sounds like something dreamed up on a California commune or in a late-night college bull session. The idea: …

Income Inequality

Every small business owner should consider signing up for this credit card — even freelancers

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network.</i><p>My dad was a photographer when I was growing up. He ran his own business, maintaining a studio and darkroom, as well as managing the business aspects like …

Personal Finance

How to Turn Your IRA Into a Family Fortune

By David S. Dixon<p>Who will inherit your IRA? The headline of this article could also be, "How Much Do You Love Your Grandchildren?"<p>Who inherits your …

Retirement

Cornell Small Farms Program

Feature 1<p>New! Stories of Farmer Veterans<p>This clip introduces farmer veteran John Lemondes, and Elly’s Acres Farm, a sheep farm in Jamesville, NY. …

Farming

How to Grow Phenomenal Lavender Even if You Live in Zone 3

Joybilee FarmLavender is the herb I most love to grow. I love the smell. I love walking past a plant in the garden and brushing the leaves. I love …

Gardening

What I learned launching a small farm startup

Entrepreneur’s Guide to “Minimum Viable Farming”<p><b>Well, I think I can officially say my season is over.</b><p><b>Even the rats are dead.</b><p>In a way, I kind of …

Starting A Farm

<b>Are you’re thinking about starting a farm? This guide is here to help you take initial steps.</b><p><b>We provide an overview of the topic of starting a farm</b> …

Farming

Your 401(k) Probably Isn't As Big As You Think It Is

Here's why your 401(k) could leave you with less income than you expect.<p>When you're nearing retirement and taking a look at your 401(k) balance, …

Retirement

Retirement: Where Could You Get Safe 6% Income?

The stock market continues to break new highs, which is very good for retirees, not so much for younger investors or anyone who needs to put new …

Investing

Soil Innovation: Mimicking Mother Nature

An old television commercial for Chiffon margarine warned it was “not nice to fool Mother Nature.” Jim Harbach hasn’t fooled Mother Nature, he’s done …

Sustainability

Beginning Farmers

Resources to get your started with your very own Small Farm. Small acreage enterprise, growing farms, sustainable business, and other resources to …

Farming

Oregon State University Small Farms Program

The recently published book, Greenhorns: 50 Dispatches from the New Farmer Movement, includes nine “dispatches” from Oregon farmers and ranchers. …

How to Start an Egg Business

Maybe you've been raising laying hens for your family and want to expand, or perhaps you're starting fresh with a new flock and already know you want …

Small Business

Top 10 Must-Read Small Farming and Homesteading Books

Farming

How to Start a Small Farm Business

If you want to start a small farm business, you may be wondering what step to take first. You might not even have land yet, but you are still …

Small Business

Starting a Company? 8 Free Online Courses You Can't Miss

Looking for new skills or insider know-how? Hop online and hone your expertise for free.<p>Entrepreneurial education is slowly but surely becoming more mainstream. Traditional universities are offering entrepreneurs more tools than ever before. But education start-ups such as Coursera and Udacity have …

Entrepreneurship

How To Start A Business: The 8 Steps To Startup

Start a Business Startup<p>Starting a small business is easy using our step-by-step guides. You’re excited to start a business. Maybe you have an idea, …

Small Business

How to Grow a Business Using YouTube

Do you want to use YouTube for business? Want to learn how to script and produce YouTube videos for your business? To find out how marketers can …

Marketing

10 Steps to Starting a Side Business While Working a Full-Time Job

We are living at a time of unlimited potential. Never before have we experienced such a rapid growth in the number of young entrepreneurs who’ve …

The 7-Point Smart Solopreneuer Social Media Checklist

90 percent of businesses say social media is crucial to their marketing. But the point is, are you doing yours right?<p>In a world where (according to an <i>Adweek</i> study), over 90 percent of businesses say social media is crucial to their overall marketing strategies, solopreneurs arguably have the most …

10 Must-Have Apps for Running a Business

With the help of today's technology, running a business is a little easier.<p>Running a business is no walk in the park. Luckily, with the help of today's technology, it doesn't have to be as difficult.<p>There are an abundance of apps today to make your job as a business owner, manager or leader a …

7 Ways to Reach More Prospects in 90 Minutes a Day

1,500 words.That was Jack London’s target word count for each and every day. You’ve likely heard of many successful authors who set similar goals for …

Marketing

20 Free Tools Your Small Business Should Be Using Today

Software doesn't have to be expensive for small to midsize businesses (SMBs). To help you get ready for Small Business Saturday, here are 20 free …

Small Business

One way to play the new tax law: Start an LLC

Spurred by ambiguities in the new tax law, accountants are coming up with novel strategies to help entrepreneurs slash their taxes.<p>One of the most notable provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a 20% deduction for qualified business income from so-called pass-through entities, including S …

Retirement

11 Personal Finance Blogs That Will Help You Manage Your Money This Year

Blogs your checking account will approve of.<p>Even though I'm a financial planner, I still pay close attention to the financial advice and opinions of the smartest money experts all over the web. Why? Because no matter how money-savvy you are, there's always something more you can learn.<p>If you're …

Personal Finance

30 Things I Learned Running a Small Business

Author: Daniel B. Kline | Jan. 24, 2018, 7:54 a.m.<p>Source: Getty Images<p>It's not a job -- it's a lifestyle<p>In my 20-plus-year career, I've run a giant …

Small Business

Is Your Side Hustle Taking Off? Do These 6 Things Immediately to Protect Your New Business

If your low key business idea has taken off, congratulate yourself. Then, make sure you're protected.<p>Let's talk about the side hustle.<p>A side hustle is something that you've fallen into that brings in a little extra income. You may absolutely love it or it can be something you don't hate enough to …

Small Business

From harvesting honey to cleaning animal skulls — here are 7 of the most unique side hustles

Chris Guillebeau, a multihyphenate entrepreneur and the author of "Side Hustle: From Idea to Income in 27 Days," is an authority on side hustles.<p>In addition to his book, Guillebeau's popular online workshop, Side Hustle School, teaches people how to launch a side hustle — from idea generation to …

Small Business