CNN-fn on Home-based Businesses

CNN Financial News has a good beginner’s article on starting a home based business. If you have a subscription, you can even watch a short video of the piece that aired. The article touches on…

Tax Breaks: ** “Most people know that having a home office can give you a big tax writeoff – but qualifying for it may be more difficult than you think…

Insurance:** “A recent survey conducted by the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA) and International Communications Research has found that nearly 60 percent of America’s home-based businesses do not have insurance coverage…

Cutting Costs:If you are starting a home-based business you’ll probably want to try to save money on everything from your phone bill to electricity…

Competing with the Big Boys:Smaller companies may find it difficult to compete with the giants, but there is technology that is leveling the playing field…

All in all, not a bad primer if you’re just getting started, but very surfacy. People who’ve been around the block a few times with their home-based business will probably not find much here, but her statistics on insurance are something to be aware of: this is not a place to cut costs!