Karen E. Klein


Karen E. Klein is a Los Angeles-based writer who covers entrepreneurship and small-business issues. E-mail your questions to Klein to get specific advice from experts in her twice-weekly columns.

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Karen E. Klein

Articles by Karen E. Klein


  • When Past-Due Bills Seem Unfair
    You can't be indefinitely liable for a vendor's shoddy accounting, says a financial pro. More crucial is the importance of your business relationship
  • I Married an Entrepreneur
    Maintaining a healthy relationship with a business owner is tough. A program for spouses at networking group Entrepreneurs' Organization is meant to help
  • When the IRS Makes a Refund Mistake
    Experts suggest calling the local IRS office to explain the situation, then setting up a repayment schedule the agency considers reasonable
  • Fix a Strained Business Partnership Now
    First, understand the legal and tax implications of teaming up. Then discuss problems and goals and get an attorney to help put a partnership…
  • Building a Business vs. Making a Living
    You need to comprehend financial basics to make your venture more than just a revenue stream, says Bill Hettinger. Learn how to read cash-flow…




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