Better Your Business

Navy Federal Business Services advice, insight and news on all things small business.

Navy Federal Business Services advice, insight and news on all things small business.

Have You Prepared Your Staff for the Holiday Season?

The holiday season is right around the corner! And, while you may feel like you’re just getting over the summer heat, it’s time to start preparing for the holidays before things get hectic for your [...]

By | September 18th, 2018|Better Your Business|

Celebrating National Small Business Week

More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and small businesses create approximately two of every three new jobs in the U.S. each year. In fact, according to a recent [...]

By | April 29th, 2018|Better Your Business|

Why 2018 is the Year to Grow Your Small Business

Years ago, when I was a business reporter for an Upstate New York newspaper, I wrote about a manufacturing firm that had just announced a doubling of its staff. When I interviewed the CEO, he [...]

By | March 6th, 2018|Better Your Business|

Let’s Talk: Preventing Fraud at Your Small Business

We're kicking off a new series on the Navy Federal blog: Let's Talk! In this episode, Navy Federal business expert Dave Ledwell offers tips on preventing small business fraud. Small businesses lose more money to [...]

By | November 29th, 2017|Better Your Business|

Vetrepreneurs: Why Veterans Make Great Small Business Owners

Across America, veterans and servicemembers are discovering passion projects and second careers as entrepreneurs. A 2015 survey from the Small Business Administration (SBA) proves this: America’s 21.4 million veterans own almost 10 percent of small [...]

By | November 1st, 2017|Better Your Business|

Is Your Small Business Ready for the Busy Season?

It’s that time of year again! Autumn weather, changing leaves and holiday shopping. Each year it seems to start earlier – and as a small business owner, there’s plenty you can do to gear up [...]

By | September 20th, 2017|Better Your Business|

Celebrating Small Businesses in a BIG Way

Since 1963, National Small Business Week has recognized America’s innovative and hard-working entrepreneurs. Small business owners are the foundation of our economy. Not only are they creating two-thirds of new jobs, more than half of [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|Better Your Business|

3 Tips to Take Your Small Business to the Next Level

For those who have survived the startup phase and built a successful small business, you may be wondering how to take it to the next step. You have several options to help you grow your [...]

By | April 27th, 2017|Better Your Business|

Business Line of Credit or Business Loan – What’s Right for You?

If you're looking to start, build or grow your business, you may be looking at a business line of credit or a business loan. Each loan serves a unique purpose. Understanding the differences can help [...]

By | April 14th, 2017|Better Your Business|

‘Tis the Season to Shop Small Business

The holiday shopping season is in full swing, which means the hunt for the biggest deals and the best gifts is on. Big box and online retailers have been enticing customers with special deals even [...]

By | December 20th, 2016|Better Your Business|