Federal holidays & overtime pay: How to calculate time and a half

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Are you an employer wondering how holiday pay works? Rocket Lawyer explains the legalities of working on a holiday and the meaning of time and a half.

Small Business Saturday: 7 last-minute marketing ideas

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On November 30th, millions of shoppers will head out to support local businesses in celebration of Small Business Saturday. Make it easy for your community to support you with these […]

Small business funding resources for veterans

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Are you a veteran and an owner of a small business? Learn about some resources and lenders that offer options for military veterans.

5 Great Reasons to Incorporate Your Business

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If you’re launching your business or have a side hustle, consider incorporation. Here are our 5 reasons to incorporate your business, it is a great idea for your business, and it’s a lot easier than you think.

Supporting local businesses on Small Business Saturday

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While Black Friday and Cyber Monday are great times to shop for the holidays (who doesn’t love great discounts?!), both shopping days mainly benefit large retailers. However, Small Business Saturday […]

Small business opportunities during the holidays

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Early planning and consistent marketing is the best way to ensure a successful holiday sales season, especially for small businesses. This year, Americans are planning to spend an average of […]

Why should you care if a hacker gets your SSN?

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Learn how hackers can use your personal information and how to protect your identity if you find yourself in a situation where your SSN is stolen.

Documents 18-Year-Olds Should Sign By Labor Day

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Jenn Walsh is a Rocket Lawyer Legal Benefits member who recently shared a story on about her experience with Rocket Lawyer.

How long does it take to repair a credit score?

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The amount of time it takes to repair your credit depends on what happened to it. We are discussing a few reasons for poor credit and how to repair it.

Privacy in the age of social media

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Social media has changed the way we interact and share information with friends, family and colleagues. We are discussing a few steps on protecting yourself and limit the amount of data you’re making readily available to others.

Should you take out a second mortgage?

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A second mortgage is a loan taken against the equity you’ve built up on your home since you signed your first mortgage. We are discussing different scenarios to consider if you are thinking about taking out a second mortgage on your home.

Blockchain explained: An overview for entrepreneurs

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Blockchain is getting a lot of buzz in the media. We are discussing some important considerations for entrepreneurs to stay current on how blockchain could affect your business.