401(K): What It Is & How It Works

A 401(k) plan can be a powerful tool for retirement savings. But to make the most of your 401(k), it's important to understand the basics on how to maximize contributions and to know the rules for making withdrawals.

15 Self-Employment Tax Deductions

Once you've made a habit of setting aside money for taxes, you can keep more of it in the bank by claiming the following self-employment tax deductions.
Updating your employee handbook

Time to review your Employee Handbook? Here's what to look out for

One of the most vital documents for any company is the Employee…
Follow this termination checklist if you need to let an employee go

Need to let an employee go? Be sure to follow this checklist

Unfortunately, not every employee that you hire is going to work…
do's and don'ts of checking references

Know the dos and don'ts of checking references before you hire

One of the key components of any candidate interview is checking…

How Regulatory Compliance is Changing Banking

In the wake of The Great Recession, as Americans were lashing…

Using Independent Contractors? Beware!

If you use independent contractors in your business, be sure…

Seven Costly Myths About Managing Independent Contractors

In an effort to trim labor expenses, many businesses have cut…

Top 10 Mistakes Employers Make

What are the biggest employee-related mistakes employers make…