In the NewsU.S. to Help Banks in Distressed AreasThe Treasury Department will invest up to $1 billion from the federal bank bailout fund in small banks and credit unions that make loans to small businesses in some of the communities most ravaged by the economic downturn, officials announced on Wednesday. NYtimes.com
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Small Biz Tip: Working From Home: Office Space
Tips from September 8, 2009 The Small Business tips today discuss working from home: Office Space
Separate your workspace at home from the rest of your house. Ideally, a designated home office would be best; if not plausible, at least have a desk.
Have a separate telephone line for work to keep you focused and eliminate personal distractions. This is also required to deduct expenses.
Invest in a filing cabinet. It is an easy way to keep your papers organized and out of the way of your home life, as well as keep others out.
Treat your home workspace as if you working in an office: keep away from the television, distractions, & home luxuries to stay focused.
Daily Overview: Pick a workplace in your home and stick with it. Establish your area and take control. [Read Full Article]