Small Business Administration Offers Help for Military Spouses

Military spouses are resourceful, creative, and resilient – characteristics that make great entrepreneurs. Small business ownership can be a transportable, flexible option that complements a military career and there is an abundance of resources to help military spouse business owners at any stage of entrepreneurship.  Earlier this year, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) launched […]Read More

Did You Know Florida Has Some of the Top Colleges?

The U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 Best Colleges list is filled with schools across the Sunshine State. And while big names such as Harvard, Princeton and Yale top the list of national universities, Stetson University in DeLand deserves a big tip of the hat for making the top 5 of Regional Universities in the […]Read More

Small Choices Can Make a Big Difference with Digital Tools

“Thinking outside the box” is an idea that has been around for a long time. But with the advent of new digital tools for business operations, it is easier to find new ways to collaborate in an office environment to find better ways of achieving business goals. According to research in the MIT Sloan Management […]Read More

Did You Know Your Next Stockbroker Might be a Robot?

The next hot stock tip you get might come from a brand-new source: artificial intelligence. Causality Link, an advanced, AI-driven financial information technology provider, recently announced the introduction of generative AI into its AI-driven research platform. The Causality Link platform scours tens of thousands of news articles from around the world in real time each […]Read More

Avoiding Ransomware Attacks for Business Owners

Ransomware is a cybersecurity threat that scammers use to infect computer files until a ransom is paid. After the initial infection, ransomware will try and spread to connected systems, including storage devices and other accessible computers. If the demands are not met, the files or encrypted data will usually remain encrypted and unavailable to the […]Read More

Did You Know Snack Foods are Big Business?

While the realignment underway in college football has garnered a lot of attention, the snack foods industry has been engaged in a feverish ballet of mergers and acquisitions for the past few years. Fueled in part by a pandemic boost in comfort food sales, several industry stalwarts have been actively shopping for new brands to […]Read More

Did You Know the Federal Reserve Wants Insurance Experts?

If you’re an insurance professional with expertise in insurance accounting, actuarial science, academia, insurance regulation or policyholder advocacy, the Federal Reserve Board wants to hear from you. The Central Bank announced earlier this month it is looking to fill openings on its Insurance Policy Advisory Committee. The committee consists of 21 members serving three-year terms, […]Read More

Did You Know the SBA Can Help Small Businesses with

The U.S. Small Business Administration can do more than give entrepreneurs assistance in getting their businesses off the ground. The agency is also ready to help them go global. The SBA recently signed an agreement with the International Trade & Forfaiting Association to reduce barriers to international trade and get small businesses selling abroad. With […]Read More

Did You Know Cost of a Comfortable Retirement Is Rising?

Americans believe they will need $1.27 million to retire comfortably, according to the latest set of findings from Northwestern Mutual’s 2023 Planning & Progress Study. That is up from $1.25 million reported last year. At the same time the average amount actually saved for retirement increased a modest 3% in 2022 to just under $87,000. […]Read More

Did You Know Hotel Room Service Offerings Get Creative?

With the travel and tourism industry on the road to recovery after the pandemic downturn, hotels are pulling out all the stops to offer guests a unique experience. And that extends to the room service menu. According to, the demand for room service is on the rise among guests, and some of the requests […]Read More