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Hiring your child for the summer

Is your teenager looking for a job for the summer? Hiring him or her to work in your business not only provides a little income for your child, but it can result in several tax and financial benefits.

Tax Tip of the Week

4 warning signs of business failure

According to the Small Business Administration, about half of all newly established businesses last five years or more. Only a third survive to the ten-year mark.

Business Tip of the Month

How much mortgage can you afford

In this economy, if you have good credit, a steady job, and several thousand dollars for a down payment, you'll likely find a financial institution willing to lend you money for a mortgage.

Financial Tip of the Month
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