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.

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|

Thank Veterans For Not Only Their Service, But Also For Their Business

Robert S. Morrison of Quaker Oats®. George Schaefer of Fifth Third Bank. Sumner Redstone of Viacom. Alex Gorsky of Johnson & Johnson. Robert A. McDonald of Procter and Gamble. Ken Hicks of Foot Locker®. Daniel [...]

By | November 1st, 2016|Better Your Business|

Ask the Expert: Paid Social Advertising for Small Businesses

Welcome back to Ask the Expert! In the last few episodes, we’ve discussed how you can use social media to enhance your business. In this video, we continue the conversation with business expert Jim Salmon, [...]

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

A Recipe for Success: Social Media and Your Business

For this quarterly edition of Basically Business, we chatted with Navy Federal member and business owner Jason Szot to discuss social media strategies and best practices for small businesses. Jason is the owner of Szotski’s Cheesecakes, [...]

By | October 19th, 2016|Better Your Business|