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How Does Workers’ Comp Work?

First of all, just what exactly IS workers’ compensation? Workers’ compensation is a kind of insurance, paid for by an employer, which provides a level of wage replacement and coverage for medical expenses to employees who are injured on the … Continue reading

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Starting a Service Business

We’ve talked previously about starting your part-time business, and we’ve primarily focused on businesses that sell physical items. But an equally valuable (and sometimes easier) idea is to start a service-based business. What kind of service business could you start? … Continue reading

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Alternative Credit Scores

If you are one of what’s often referred to as “underbanked,” have a whisper-thin credit record, or if you have no credit history, you are probably already aware of the issues and problems that can come with having a low … Continue reading

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Small Business: Business Terms You Should Know

Starting your own business means that there’s a whole new language and terms you should learn. First, you need this understanding in order to run your business—even a small one—well. Second, you will need to know these terms so you’ll … Continue reading

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Business Basics: What Type of Business Are You?

When you are starting your new part-time business, take a few minutes to think about what legal category your business will be. This is important for both legal and tax reasons. Don’t get scared, though! Many part-time businesses, especially those … Continue reading

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