The economy of Puerto Rico continues to contract. This fact has motivated some business owners to move their businesses off the island with the goal of conquering new markets.
Many business owners, however, are not aware that under Act 20, there are also benefits for local
Ana Marrero, a 48-year-old resident of Guaynabo, says that she always gets service at her neighborhood pharmacy and local bakery that surpasses her expectations. The employees in those stores know her, they’re friendly, and they always try to get her the product she needs. She
It may be tempting to use your business credit card to pay personal accounts, but watch out, this practice will affect your finances. Discover how to observe your budget and wisely use your credit cards.
Kurt A. Schindler, Certified Financial Planner® and director of the
Carrying a business idea into reality requires much perspective. Learn three steps to get your business started the right way. Kurt A. Schindler, vice president of Banco Popular Financial Education explains, step by step, what to do to bring your dream from idea into action
They say necessity is the mother of invention and in recent years in Puerto Rico, small new businesses or innovation in existing ones are proving it.
Movements or programs to encourage entrepreneurship are developing on the island with great success, but despite such
Make an operational analysis to achieve your goals
Every good business starts with an idea. The second step, which is no less important, consists of drawing up a plan that sets forth the projections or goals for the new business. There is a third level that every entrepreneur
A motivated employee is an essential resource for any company. That’s why the best companies know how to keep the fires of enthusiasm lit among their personnel.
“A motivated employee is expressive, takes responsibility and smiles,” said Olga Morales, manager of the West
Knowing your customers well and providing the best service by understanding their needs and exceeding their expectations is the key to the growth of a business, company or a country. Listening to their requests is important, but if you have information or data on their behavior,
By: Enrique I. Martel
Learn how to use social media to positively influence your business’ image and reputation.
We are past the question of when. The question for your business is how. In Puerto Rico, we estimate that Facebook users account for about three quarters of
We list some of the deductions you may include on your tax return and examples of common errors when filing. This advice will save you time and money.
Small and medium-size businesses have a series of tax responsibilities, but there are also deductions they can claim on their