Updated Owner Compensation Calculation of Paycheck Protection Program

THIS IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE.  THIS IS COMMENTARY ON REGULATION. Regulations can be a source of opportunity, as they make a major part in the determination of barriers to entry.  An industry or practice is difficult to enter if there is a significant amount of regulative procedures and requirements, versus when restrictions are removed an…More

Four Engines of Creativity

In times of increasing incorporation of technology in information processing and business operations, creativity is hard to come by whether on the frontier of an industry or passing the first barriers to entry. It is important to observe and wonder about curiosity in the business environment to figure efficient approaches to creative solutions. An approach…More

2021 Supply Chain Executive Order

The 46th President issues an Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains, which calls for production of a report of risk, and policy recommendations for supply chains by specific criteria. The expectation for the report is within 100 days of the order. Some specifications of the report build on work done in previous Executive Orders 13806,…More

What is in a Question?

A question is the beginning of information sharing with another person. This is so important in communication, but most of us never receive any formal training in inquiry. For some, this subtle art comes easy to help maneuver daily life. In the business environment; massive training programs help investigators, data scientists, and other professionals build…More

Decision Making Tool – Fraction Value Table

Research I am often comfortable with my decisions but I research other methods of making them, to see if there is something I could incorporate to improve my process. I found a few books in the subjects of financial planning, personal well-being, and self-help that suggest a table with varying set ups. I will present…More

Target Market Focused Business Ideas

General Demographics age gender income level ethnic identity employment education level real estate position / housing situation region preferences lifestyle hobbies interests Target Markets based on Age Kids (0 – 8) This market segment is difficult as you more serving the demands of parents with the like of safe plastics use in toys and feeding…More

Annual Consumer Price Index and Inflation from July 2019

Disclaimer at bottom of page In order to achieve our financial goals, we need to remain aware of the business cycle. Many trends will start and end, but will be difficult to track and be prepared for. Trends could also be localized to a different region, skill or trade. The business cycle is cyclic and…More

Develop A Career Plan

A career plan helps to develop and manage one’s employment experiences to be in alignment with goals and preferences. This article will be of most help to those in pre-college education or those looking to update their employment strategies. Know your Values and Interests One needs to take a larger review of what is desirable…More

Important 2019 Tax Law Changes

April 15, 2019 will be the deadline for most filers, not filing an extension. Many Tax payers were puzzled as they heard of certain changes they could not benefit yet. The reason to this, comes from certain changes going into effect immediately and others beginning their impact on tax payers after 2018 or for the…More

Business Ideas For Trade With Mexico

Premise There is so much opportunity for business with Mexico.  NAFTA is an agreement that did bring many benefits to Canada and Mexico.  Risk of change can eliminate some reduced tariffs on items imported from these countries.  What items can you import and where could you go to see import fees? Disclaimer Please make sure…More