Getting Frank Blog
A business plan is critical when you're getting ready to launch a business. It helps you stay organized on the path to your goal, while also helping you to hone in on key concerns such as funding objectives...Read More
Motivation is an essential component of any high functioning team. Think about what happens if employees or team members are not motivated. Deadlines, goals and priorities are not met, and your clients...Read More
When one door closes, another opens—and entrepreneurs who keep this mantra in mind are more likely to remain on top once the world has moved beyond the novel COVID-19 pandemic. What can business...Read More
Identifying new business opportunities begins with recognizing that they are a subset of a larger process, a SWOT analysis, which defines strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. A SWOT analysis...Read More
With COVID rocking the employment landscape for job-seekers, some women have taken this opportunity to reinvent themselves and take charge of their own financial futures by launching a business. Entrepreneurship...Read More
Sometimes people get caught up in the numbers so much that they forget why they're saving for retirement. At the beginning of your career, you may not have known what you wanted to do.
Now that...Read More
Your plans for retirement may include travel, home improvements, and more time spent with family. Few people enter retirement with the expectation (or even the thought) that they soon may be unable ...Read More
The most important business lesson I’ve learned is also the best advice I can give someone starting out in their business venture. Engage a mentor or board of advisors.
When we first start...Read More
Successful organizations often have more ideas and opportunities they would like to accomplish than the time, money, and resources to do so.
“Squirrel syndrome,” can quickly bury ...Read More
As the threat of the coronavirus swept through the nation in March, many businesses sent their workers home, and now, as fall in full swing, many people are continuing to work from home. If you're working...Read More
As the saying goes, "50 is the new 40"—and with Americans living longer than ever before, it's not unusual for those in their 50s, 60s, or even 70s to be in their peak earning years.1...Read More
When it comes to retirement savings, the goal is quite simple for most. To accumulate as much wealth as possible so that they are able to retire in comfort and style, while they enjoy the fruits of ...Read More
A traditional IRA offers a great way to shield income from taxation while boosting your retirement accounts. Meanwhile, a Roth IRA can let you pay tomorrow's taxes today. But how can workers who are...Read More
When you work for an employer, saving for retirement can be as simple as signing up for a 401(k) plan and making regular contributions, but when you own your own business, preparing for retirement can...Read More
When you invest in the stock market, you want to see growth, but unfortunately, in most cases, investments do not grow all the time. Inevitably, the market goes up and down, and to safeguard your potential...Read More
Small business owners are different from the average hourly employee in a lot of ways. One often-overlooked difference is how they plan for retirement. Although small business owners may offer a classic...Read More
The COVID-19 crisis has forced many businesses to pivot and engage their workforces in adopting new ways to continue to be effective and efficient, despite not being able to work collectively under ...Read More
Layoffs are a fact of corporate life as companies grapple with economic cycles and global competition. If you get caught in a corporate downsizing and you are not immediately moving to a new employer...Read More
It’s déjà vu all over again. Looking back to the Great Recession of 2007-2009, governments around the world injected billions of dollars into their economies through massive stimulus...Read More