7-Eleven Buys Speedway

Most of us have seen a 7-Eleven or a Speedway retail store but I had no idea 7-Eleven bought Speedway. FTC Orders the Divestiture of Hundreds of Retail Stores Following 7-Eleven, Inc.’s Anticompetitive $21 Billion Acquisition of the Speedway Retail Fuel Chain Proposed order prohibits 7-Eleven from enforcing noncompete provisions for franchisees or employees working … Read more

Facing Business Debt Collection and Looking for Solutions?

Trying to run a small business and dealing with the stress of keeping the business alive when things are not looking like they are going to workout is a nightmare. I lived through that many decades ago and it was not fun at all. There are few things much worse than facing calls and contacts … Read more

Yellowstone Capital Accused of Predatory MCA Loans

Yellowstone Capital has appeared on this site before for going after business debt settlement companies. See this post. It appears Yellowstone Capital, a Merchant Cash Advance (MCA) company has garnered a lot of attention from the State of New Jersey. The State has filed a lawsuit against Yellowstone Capital LLC, its parent company Fundry.US LLC, … Read more

20 Ways to Make Good Money Without a College Degree

Most everyone will agree that doctors, lawyers, engineers, etc. are careers with high income skills. But all of these require at least four years of college, if not more. Because these specialized skills need formal education, it’s understandable why they demand a high income. However, did you know there are skills you can learn to … Read more

20 Great Jobs for Introverts

The closure of many public establishments such as restaurants, movie theaters and clubs has forced many in the labor force to pursue jobs where you work alone without real human interaction. Yet, even before the pandemic, workers have increasingly turned to jobs that do not require physical attendance at an office. People who would rather work alone … Read more

Business Debt Settlement Companies Are Going to Dance Over This

Back in the good old days of 2018, merchant cash advance companies started suing debt settlement companies that attempted to negotiate to resolve business debts. In fact, some business debt negotiation companies wound up settling the lawsuits. See this article. One of the merchant cash advance companies that were going after settlement companies was Yellowstone … Read more

Survey: 46% of small business owners worried they don’t have enough money to reopen

Even as states and cities allow more businesses to reopen, many entrepreneurs are anxious about doing so. Nearly half of small business owners worry they cannot afford to resume normal operations following mandated closures to slow the spread of COVID-19. New survey data from LendingTree shows 46% of small businesses owners cite funding as the … Read more

18 Tips for Small Business Owners Impacted by Coronavirus

Curfews and shelter-in-place orders, restricting food services to takeout only, and general social distancing have impacted the bottom lines of many small businesses. Although most small businesses can expect highs and lows in demand throughout the year, you can usually plan ahead for those times. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has changed all of this. The … Read more

Need a Job? 12 Ways to Make Money in the Coronavirus Age

Whether you believe the hysteria surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic or not, one thing is sure:  The Coronavirus is impacting countless households when it comes to finances.  Those who are brave enough to check the status of their 401K accounts have seen steady drops. Investors are scrambling. Events are canceled for the foreseeable future. However, the people hit … Read more