Author Archives: Paul Long


by: Wendy Bignon If so, take a minute to go through each and every item in that wallet. There are some things you should surely throw away, and there are others you should take out and file away immediately to Read more…


I got a call from the IRS that I owe them money. Listen to see how the call went 🙂 Paul    


The City of Tacoma Community & Economic Development Office created a great PowerPoint about investing in Tacoma. Curious to know what is in the works on being built. Check it out!


by Due.com Thinking of starting or growing your small business? If you’ve been considering quitting your job to start working for yourself, money may be a major concern. Being self-employed comes with quite a few out-of-pocket costs along with the Read more…


by Yumi Clark Whether you’re running an established small business or just starting your journey toward entrepreneurship, it’s safe to assume most business owners are on the hunt for new ways to grow their enterprise and improve their bottom line. And Read more…


By Gene Marks   Baby boomers, the generation born immediately following World War II, are getting old. Many of them are small business owners and, over the next few years, are likely looking to wind things down, play a little Read more…


by Gene Marks Are your employees stressed out and potentially suicidal? Two reports released this week indicate they could be. The HR Digest reported that the incidence of employee suicides has intensified since 2007 and that more than a million Read more…


By Brian Sutter   Want to build a presence on Twitter? One of the best ways to get more followers is to tweet – and retweet – great stuff. Any one of the Twitter accounts below can give you ample Read more…


by Ryan Robinson Whether you’re just getting started with your own business, growing it on the side of your day job, or investing in a new product line to diversify your company’s offerings, there’s a definite science to launching a product—especially Read more…

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4 items you should never carry in your wallet

by: Wendy Bignon If so, take a minute to go through each and every item in that wallet. There are some things you should surely throw away, and there are others you should take out and file away ... See more

by: Wendy Bignon If so, take a minute to go through each and every item in that wallet. There are some things you should surely throw away, and there are others you should take out and file away ... See more

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Small Business Survival Rates and Firm Age

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http://paultlong.com/2017/10/small-business-survival-rates-firm-age/

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The 2017 Coleman Emerging Leader Awards for Small Business Lending Professionals

I am proud to be one of the 10 winners of the 2017 National Coleman Emerging Leaders for Small Business Lending Professionals. Thank you for this honor.

October 5, 2017 By Bob Coleman Editor, Coleman Report The 2017 Coleman Emerging Leader Awards for Small Business Lending Professionals Jessica Gassmann, SBA Lead Loan Processor, Fidelity Bank, Geor…

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It takes as little as five days to start a business in the U.S. That same business startup in Brazil would take 107 days.

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The quick response and guaranteed approval you can get from an alternative lender come with a very high price – exorbitant interest rates.

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