In this week’s small business news roundup, we’ll talk about financing mistakes that might hurt your business, saving for retirement, small business owners’ attitudes on cybersecurity, small business owners as heroes, and the new Dropbox file sharing service. Let’s go!
- 5 Credit and Financing Mistakes That Will Hurt Your Small Business: Can you ever get too much advice on handling your business’s finances? Here are some rather big mistakes you should avoid—and at the top of the list is using your personal credit card for your business.
- The Small Business Owners Guide to Saving for Retirement: Noobpreneur.com shares some ideas if you’re just getting started with thinking about retirement. IRAs, ISAs, 401Ks, and more.
- Small Businesses Don’t Take Cybersecurity Seriously: A recent survey of U.S. small businesses has revealed that nearly 80% don’t have a written, formal security policy for employees—and among those, half don’t even have an informal security policy. Are you in that 80%?
- Why Small Business Owners Are Economic Heroes, Not Villains: Brenda Krueger Huffman at Business Insider talks about the differences between Main Street and Wall Street with Lisa Aldisert, who is on the faculty of NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies.
- Dropbox for Teams Service Aims for Small Business Owners: Have you used Dropbox for file sharing? Now there’s a new service geared to small business owners that will allow file sharing among up to five users for one terabyte of storage, priced at $795. What do you think of this new service?
What’s new in your small business world this week?