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What it is, why it matters & what it means to you. By Hannah Massen Bitcoin: a shady form of payment or the future of finance? We’re answering all of your questions about this cryptocurrency below.  First things first: what is Bitcoin?  Bitcoin...
By Cristin Heyns-Bousliman  In an issue about money, the likely focus is going to be “how to make more,” “how to save more,” and “how to grow.” So, of course, I am here to tell you how to give it...
What you need to know about purchasing an existing company. By Hannah Massen Contrary to popular belief, not everyone starts their businesses from scratch. While many of the most popular success stories feature a young, eager entrepreneur going door to door...
A well-written business plan can help you scale-up operations, raise revenue, and meet your biggest business goals. By Hannah Massen There are times in life when it’s OK to “wing it” or “fake it ‘till you make it.” Starting a business...
By John O’Toole John O’Toole is the executive director of the Beaufort County Economic Development Corporation. During 2020, while many areas in the Northeast struggled with residents exiting, South Carolina saw an increase in people moving to the area – with...
The 5 biggest money mistakes new business owners make, and how to avoid them By Hannah Massen The American dream of opening a small business is still alive and well – but the key is to not become a statistic. Data...
By Franklin Buchanan It’s human nature to want to know how you’re doing, especially in business when you may expect to find out only during the performance evaluation and review process. Sadly though, it’s a time that’s often ineffective and...
By Bruce Wood When it comes to selecting a professional partner (e.g., attorney, CPA, physician, financial advisor), there is no simple strategy. Diligence and thoroughness are critical when selecting your partner. Why is this important? These types of relationships tend...
By Lindsay Housaman Public relationships are just like our private relationships. We talk to each other when, how and where we are. That’s why communicating on social media is so important to government agencies, corporations and companies.  Everyone is on social...
Many times, starting a business takes more than a great idea – it takes cash. While it’s true that most entrepreneurs have to “pay to play,” it’s not impossible to become a business owner on a budget. The key...