Steve Strauss

Senior small business columnist at USA TODAY and author of 15 books, including The Small Business Bible, Steve is your host here at

What Is The Best Way To Form Your Business When You...

When you own your own business, there are four ways to form your business, and each will have an effect on your taxes, profits, and more. Which is best for you?

Dealing With Difficult Customers When You’re Self-Employed

What do you do when you’re an independent contractor-based business and one of your customers or clients is making things difficult? Find out now.

On Taking Risks When You Are Self-Employed

While you can never reduce the risk altogether when you own your own business, savvy business owners know how to manage and reduce that risk. Here's how

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