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Financial Tidbits 05/20/2013

 A survey by the Center for Professional Excellence of HR professionals finds 50% say most recent college graduates are not professional in their first year on the job, up from 40% who felt that way last year. Texting in meetings,

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Posted in Balance Sheet, Bank, Business, Credit, Debt, Entrepreneur, Internet Banking, iPad, Loan, Money, Small Business, Smartphone, SMB

Financial Tidbits 03/25/2013

The US Mint last year paid about 2 cents to produce and ship each penny it created last year. So can we start saying “a penny saved is two pennies earned”? A recent survey by the America Saves and the

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Posted in Bank, Competition, Credit, Debt, Identity Theft, Investing, Loan, Money, Oil, Penny, Savings, Youtube

Financial Tidbits 02/27/2013

Zillow reports the percentage of homeowners with negative equity (owe more on their homes than the home is worth) fell to 27.5% as of the end of 2012 vs. 31.1% at the end of the prior year (nearly 12% better).

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Posted in Bank, Business, Economy, FDIC, Homeownership, Interest Rates, Lending, Money, Real Estate, Recession, Uncategorized

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

Time – Need An Extra Hour A Day?

Time is money; for the Small Business owner truer words have never been spoken. From salesperson, to customer service and operations manager, shipping agent, business development and marketer, janitor and pooper-scooper, and to wearing the CEO or President’s cap; the time a Small Business owner spends

Posted in Bank, Entrepreneur, Time

Business Plan Overview.

Over the years I’ve read many a business plan. Some really good ones and one that looked as if the person “borrowed” someone else’s and typed in their business name where applicable.  We all know that if you’re a start-up business that its important to

Posted in Bank, Business Plan, Economy, Entrepreneur, Financials, Marketing, Risk, Small Business, SMB, Tips

Secrets To Getting A Business Loan!

Banks are not lending!  So says the media coverage and your business owner friend down the street.  While this may be the perception out in the market place, I’ve always held to the premise that there is always a little truth in any perceived state

Posted in Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Balance Sheet, Bank, Boise, Business, Business Plan, Capital, CPA, Credit, Debt, Economy, Education, Financials, Follow-Up, Idaho, Income Statement, Learning, Lending, Loan, Money, Owner, Recession, Risk, Sales, Small Business, Success, Tax Returns, Tips

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