Seven Tips for Preventing Subcontractor Collusion

Seven Tips for Preventing Subcontractor Collusion

Construction Business Owner – Most public and some private companies require a competitive public bidding process to choose the best qualified contractors who will provide the lowest prices, the best services, and the most innovative solutions. The competitive...
Delegate, Delegate? It’s not so easy, business owners say

Delegate, Delegate? It’s not so easy, business owners say

Associated Press News – When a business is large enough that the owner must delegate decisions and tasks — even to trusted employees — it can be a psychic shock, especially for entrepreneurs used to doing everything themselves. Many pale at the idea of asking...
Simple controls can protect your small business against fraud

Simple controls can protect your small business against fraud

Idaho Business Review – Small business is the backbone of the country’s economy, and the Gem State is no exception. Idaho’s small businesses account for 96.6 percent of all business in the state and employ nearly 300,000 workers. Unfortunately, small businesses...

Financial Schemes Against the Elderly are Increasing


Financial Schemes Against the Elderly are Increasing

The New York Times – WHEN a longtime friend asked for a loan to help get her boyfriend back on his feet, Maria Voltl, 84, decided to help. Ms. Voltl had lent money to her friend before, and it had always been paid back. So without consulting a professional, she...