Saving Too Much Can Sometimes Be Expensive

Posted on 13. Nov, 2020 by in Budget, Customers, Family, Small Business Tips, Spending

When it comes to money topics, you’re always hearing how to save more. But even with the best of intentions, you can run into trouble when you try to save too much. Here are four ways that savings can get in your way and how you can correct them. Savings that turns into spending. Buying something […]

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Don’t Make These Business Website Mistakes

Posted on 02. Nov, 2020 by in Marketing Tips, Small Business Tips, Social Networking, Website Resource

Your company’s online presence leaves a lasting impression—positive or negative. When people check out your homepage, will they stick around? Will they buy? Will they return? Make your website easy to use and current, and new orders may be just a click away. Annoy visitors and they’ll flee to a competitor. Website mistakes to avoid: […]

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Generate Business Buzz With a Press Release

Posted on 29. Oct, 2020 by in Marketing Tips, Small Business Tips

When crafting your marketing strategy, don’t forget about developing a relationship with the press. Newspapers and magazine circulation has drastically decreased over the past 20 years. However, the demand for content still exists via online platforms. Here are several suggestions for crafting a press release to tell your business’s story and how to best connect […]

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Is a Tax Trap Lurking in Your Paycheck?

Posted on 21. Oct, 2020 by in Small Business Tips, Tax Tips, Tax Updates

Does your paycheck look a little higher than normal? If so, it could be a tax trap. The ProblemA payroll tax holiday, effective September 1, was recently signed via a presidential executive order. Payroll tax holidays typically provide forgiveness of Social Security and Medicare taxes that are normally withheld from your paycheck. This year’s tax […]

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How to Build Your Emergency Fund – When You Have No Money

Posted on 15. Oct, 2020 by in Cashflow, Disaster Plan, Small Business Tips

This year’s pandemic highlights the importance of having enough money set aside in an emergency fund to cover six to nine months of key expenses should you lose your job. But how do you build an emergency fund if you don’t have any extra money? The easiest way to accomplish this is by reducing your […]

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Switching Jobs? Here’s What To Do With Your 401(k)

Posted on 09. Oct, 2020 by in Employee Benefits, Retirement Accounts, Small Business Tips

Suppose you’re switching jobs if you were furloughed because of the pandemic or you’re simply searching for greener pastures. If you have a 401(k) from your soon-to-be former employer, you must decide what to do with your retirement account when you leave. Here are your four options: Leave the money in your previous employer’s pension […]

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Wardrobe Shopping Doesn’t Have to Break the Bank

Posted on 02. Oct, 2020 by in Family, Small Business Tips

Shopping can be fun, but also drain your wallet. So how do you maintain a respectable wardrobe in a cost-effective way? Here are three tips to help you find your fall attire without breaking the bank. Think versatility. Purchase items that can be paired with various articles of clothing and avoid apparel that is only occasionally […]

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Find a Budget Method That Works

Posted on 29. Sep, 2020 by in Budget, Customers, Employees, Family, Managing Finances, Small Business Tips, Spending

Which unique method of budgeting will work for you? You have your own unique personality, preferences and lifestyle. Likewise, how you manage and organize your finances can have its own personality, including how you budget. Here are five different methods of budgeting, each with a distinct way of helping you organize your spending and finances. […]

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Great Tips to Improve Your Credit Score

Posted on 22. Sep, 2020 by in Cashflow, Credit Report, Managing Finances, Small Business Tips

You’re ready to take out a loan to buy a house, a car or get a credit card. You fill out the application and wait to hear from your bank on its decision to loan you the money. And then you get the dreaded phone call. Your credit score wasn’t high enough to approve the […]

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IRS Announces Common Tax Scams

Posted on 16. Sep, 2020 by in Identity Theft, IRS, Small Business Tips, Tax Tips

The IRS recently announced its 2020 edition of its annual Dirty Dozen list of tax scams. This year includes a special emphasis on aggressive and evolving schemes related to COVID-19 tax relief, including Economic Impact Payments. Here are six of the more common scams. Phishing. Phishing refers to potential fake emails or websites looking to steal your personal […]

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