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OK, What is a Small Business?


The term “Small Business” brings to mind an image that is dependent upon an individual’s background. To some, it may be a one-person business, maybe a local business, or only a few employees. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, “2018 Small Business Profile”, there are 30.2 million small businesses in the United [...]

OK, What is a Small Business?2018-07-13T23:23:04+00:00

Identity Theft – Myth vs. Reality


When it comes to protecting Personal Identifying Information (PII) and reducing risk of identity theft, the more accurate information you have, the better off you are. Here, the Investigators of Kroll’s Cyber Security & Information Assurance practice share some common myths about identity theft and the reality of each. Myth: I use cash [...]

Identity Theft – Myth vs. Reality2018-07-13T23:26:53+00:00

The Equifax Data Breach


First of all, here is a little background on the credit industry. There are 3 national credit bureaus in the United States: Experian, Equifax and TransUnion. Basically, they are information warehouses. These organizations gather information about consumers and sell that information to lenders and others who want to know about their borrowing behavior. [...]

The Equifax Data Breach2018-07-13T23:33:43+00:00

Do I really need a Business Plan?


The answer to the question, “Do I really need to spend a lot of time creating a business plan?” is, “it depends”. The purpose of a business plan is to guide you through each stage of starting and managing your business. A business plan can be a roadmap to help you stay on [...]

Do I really need a Business Plan?2018-07-13T23:37:21+00:00

Thinking of Starting a New Business?


Starting a new business can and will be an exciting roller coaster of emotions. During the process of planning and starting a new business your successes provide elation and the highs are really high. However, when you have a failure or disappointment the lows are really the pits. Maybe you have an idea [...]

Thinking of Starting a New Business?2018-07-13T23:43:33+00:00

Medical Identity Theft


Medical Identity Theft Identity theft can be more than a financial loss via stolen debit cards, stolen credit cards or stolen checking account funds. When an identity thief gets your personal identifying information to get prescription drugs, doctor visits, or hospital care, your physical health as well as your financial health [...]

Medical Identity Theft2020-05-19T17:43:58+00:00
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