5 Big Risks for Home-Based Businesses

Many home-based business owners treat their operations informally—but you shouldn’t. According to Census Bureau data, about half of U.S. businesses are operated from home. The Insurance Information Institute has found that the majority of home-based business owners lack insurance coverage beyond what they have through their homeowners’ insurance policy—which is generally not designed to cover business-related claims.…

6 Steps to Protect Your Business from ID Theft

Quite often, data security isn’t a priority to owners of small businesses or those who are self-employed. Although it is important to spend energy trying to grow the business, protecting your data and your clients’ data is extremely important when it comes to keeping your business alive.  Creditcards.com provides 6 practical and affordable steps to…

April Showers Can Cause Water Damage

April showers bring May flowers, but they can also bring rainstorms that can cause flood damage to your property! Be sure to take the proper steps to protect your property. Check out FEMA’s “How to Prepare for a Flood,” which includes flood basics, info on emergency notifications and how to protect yourself before, during and…

FMCSA Issues Additional ELD Guidance & Temporary Waivers

The FMCSA has issued some proposals and temporary waivers in order to help motor carriers comply with the agency’s electronic logging device (ELD) rule. The following is a list of the FMCSA’s releases and details about how they may impact your operations: A proposal to eliminate the unladen requirement from the personal conveyance rule. Currently,…