Saturday, April 21, 2018

How To: Get a federal tax ID number

You may not need a federal tax ID number, but you probably want one. Unless you like handing over your Social Security Number and just hoping for the best.

Do more, stress less. Here’s how.

If my life was a children's story, its title would be: "The Berenstain Bears And Too Much To Do."

An ‘incredibly unprecedented situation’: Lisa Kivirist on home baking in Wisconsin

"We have a judge's ruling saying that selling home-baked goods is legal, but we do not have a law." Lisa Kivirist on what happens now.

The start-up kit for start-up businesses

5 critical steps for businesses to start smart

24 hours to say ‘yes’

Do less, but do better -- learning to replace "yes" with "I'll think about it."

How To: Name your business

"A good business name is the title of your story, it's not the whole story, " said Nancy Friedman, a San Francisco-based professional business namer. "But you don't want to hamper yourself at the outset with a name that isn't pulling its weight."

Break through your fears in 4 easy steps

Fear holds us back, even as we strive to push forward. Here's how I tackle it. The fear still exists. But this process gets me through.

How To: Form an LLC

By Kirsten Adshead/motherbility Forming an LLC won't precisely save your life. But if 15 minutes and $130 now keeps you from losing all your money, your...

Don’t multitask. Multipurpose.

I'm not talking about multitasking. Lord knows, my house doesn't seem like my house unless I'm simultaneously doing laundry, washing dishes, cooking dinner and teaching someone to read, multiply or tie their shoes. I'm talking about multipurposing -- the art of making one task work for more than one purpose.

It’s time to plant some ‘evergreens’

There's no better time for "evergreens" than the evergreen time of year. Evergreens are those lovely trees that dominate our living rooms post-Thanksgiving. "Evergreens" are the...