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

4 Ways to Protect Your Business Property From Damage

Simple tips to tighten security and prevent electronic and water damage.

What are the Best Small Business Retirement Plan Options?

Offering a retirement plan, including a SEP IRA, SIMPLE IRA or a 401k, is a great way for a small business to attract and retain employees.

Strategic Small Business Startup 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 to Consider When Insuring Your Small Home Business

Insurance for a home based business might require small business insurance since your homeowners might not.

Understanding 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

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

Tenant Screening and Background Check

Screening tenants is your key to success. Find out how to check tenant credit reports and perform a background check.

Small business loss prevention tips

Business Fire Prevention Tips

As a business owner, planning for fire protection, prevention and risk assessment can help reduce your chance of fire and smoke damage. Check out these tips.

Business Disaster Planning

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

Tips To Prevent Employee Theft

Employee theft can come in many different shapes and sizes. In the modern workplace, business owners are wise to have controls in place.

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.

Rent a Space for 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 Verses Blanket Coverage

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