Articles to help with your small business needs

Keep your small business running smoothly with office tips from State Farm®. Learn the tips and tricks to help your business plans succeed.

Small business financial tips

How to protect your small business property from damage

Consider these tips to help protect your small business property from crime, electrical surges and water damage.

Retirement plans for small business owners to consider

Choosing the best retirement plan for your small business is important to hiring and keeping the right associates.

Strategic small business start-up tips

Tips to help you remove some risk from starting your small business.

Small business insurance tips

How to Evaluate Small Business Benefits to Offer

Benefits are a crucial part of a compensation package. We discuss common small business benefits packages and how to offer benefits as a small business.

Options when insuring your home business

Homebased businesses might require small business insurance since homeowners may not cover business needs.

Understanding the insurance premium audit process

As a business owner, you may be contacted to complete an insurance premium audit. Learn what that is and how you can be ready.

Tips for landlords

Writing a rental agreement or lease

When creating a lease there are some typical and optional items to include. Find out more in this article.

How to become a landlord and manage a rental property

Managing a rental can be a lot of work, but with the right advice and tools, it can be easy. Consider these screening techniques.

Tips for tenant screening

Tenant screening helps minimize the risk of renting to high-risk applicants.

Small business loss prevention tips

Fire safety for businesses

Learn workplace fire safety and prevention tips to help protect your employees and business.

Disaster preparedness for your business

Create a business natural disaster plan to protect your employees, secure assets and resume operations.

Tips to prevent employee theft

Careful hiring and assigning responsibilities can ensure no one's stealing from the till.

Small business operation tips

How to do small business inventory

Keeping track of your items is vital for the success of a small business.

Commonly asked Business Continuation questions

Planning for the unexpected may be necessary for the survival of a business.

Tenant small business

As you get ready to rent space for your business, there are considerations to keep in mind.

Farm and ranch tips

Trailer insurance coverage

Consider trailer insurance coverage to help protect the cost of your trailer and the contents it hauls.

Farm scheduling versus blanket coverage

When deciding between blanket coverage or scheduling, we have some tips that could help with the decision.