How to Keep Payment Fees Low for Your Small Business

How to Keep Payment Fees Low for Your Small Business

The best part of business is getting paid, but getting paid isn’t always as easy or simple as it should be. In addition to figuring out the logistics of how to get paid, you may have to pay multiple vendors...
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Hurricane alert: 40 percent of small businesses never recover from a disaster

Hurricane alert: 40 percent of small businesses never recover from a disaster

One of the hard lessons many small businesses are learning after the devastating impacts of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma is that a disaster plan is essential — even if you think you’ll never need to use it. According to the...
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Small Business Owners Are Retiring & Why Millennials May Not Fill The Gap on America’s Main Street

Small Business Owners Are Retiring & Why Millennials May Not Fill The Gap on America’s Main Street

A local hardware store in Worcester, Massachusetts recently announced that it was going out of business. This wouldn’t be big news, except Elwood Adams Hardware has been around since the Articles of Confederation. Dating back to 1782, it is (or...
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3 small business tips from UNCW’s business center

3 small business tips from UNCW’s business center

Heather McWhorter is the new director of the Small Business and Technology Development Center. WILMINGTON — The University of North Carolina Wilmington announced its new regional director of the Small Business and Technology Development Center earlier th...
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4 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting a Small Business

4 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting a Small Business

Starting my business career was tough. I made a lot of mistakes, but I don’t regret those mistakes. They were important learning experiences for me, but I wish I had known then what I know now. These are the top four things...
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95 Percent of Small Businesses Are Focused on Tax Relief, Survey Says

95 Percent of Small Businesses Are Focused on Tax Relief, Survey Says

NWYC Q2 2017 Small Business Sentiment Index That’s according to the Q2 2017 Small Business Sentiment Index from National Write Your Congressman (NYWC). The survey found an overwhelming majority of small businesses (95 percent) saying they would like Congre...
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