Yearly Archives: 2012

Interesting Tidbits 12/21/12 – An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure.

The world didn’t end today; I guess the day is young so I’ll wait and see. In the meantime, here is some things to ponder for the next potential disaster. First, software vendor Sage North America finds 62% of small

Posted in Advice, Business, Business Continuity, Business Plan, Disasters, Preparedness Plan, Risk

Interesting Tidbits – December 3rd 2012

A Staples (That Was Easy) survey finds 80% of workers come in even though they know they are sick (up 20% over last year). Further, 65% of those who stay home return to work even though they are still contagious.

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Posted in Bank, Employees, Money, Small Business

Make Saving Money Easier – Aim For The Target

To say you are going to save every last penny for the house of your dreams might seem like a daunting task. A more realistic goal is saving for a healthy down payment. Then there is saving for a car,

Posted in Finances, Goal Setting, Money

Interestings Tidbits for October 25th, 2012. Computer Screens & Productivity.

You may want to upgrade your employees to a wide screen monitor. Studies show doing so can improve productivity by an extra 76 workdays per year per worker, as it cuts the average time it takes to complete tasks by

Posted in Employees, Productivity

Interesting Tidbits for October 23rd 2012

The average price for Gasoline (all types) in 2002 was $1.44. The average price in 2012 (all Types) is $3.73, for a percent increase of 158%. The average price for Coffee (per pound) in 2002 wa s $2.92. The average

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Posted in Coffee, Consumer, Credit, Debt, Deleveraging, Gasoline, Homeownership, Inflation, Small Business

Interesting Tidbits October 2nd, 2012

A link to web article about one of the best business books I’ve read in years. http://www.businessinsider.com/jack-dorsey-square-red-book-2012-10 Home prices nationally have risen at about an 8% seasonally adjusted annual rate over the past 6 months. That looks likely to continue,

Posted in Advice, Auto Loans, Business, Cash Flow, Checklist Manifesto, Consumer, Economy, Home Prices, Money, Mortgage Rates, Real Estate, Shopping

Protect Your Business From Fraudsters.

Financial fraud and crime hit most businesses. The most recent survey of business related fraud found that a whopping 87% of U.S. companies said they had been affected by fraud. Things seem to be getting worse; 93% of company executives

Posted in Business, CPA, Employees, Risk, Small Business, SMB

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