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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 03/05/2013

 Forbes released its annual list of billionaires worldwide and the top 5 in order are: Carlos Slim ($73B); Bill Gates ($67B); Amancio Ortega ($57B); Warren Buffet ($53.5B) and Larry Ellison ($43B). The Labor Department reports people earning in the top

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Posted in Business, Consumer, Credit, credit card, Customers, Debt, Driven, Economy, Education, Finances, Google, Loan, Money, Wall Street Journal

Financial Tidbits for Wednesday January 16, 2013

American Institute of CPAs: the average allowance paid to kids of all ages is about $15 per week; 61% of parents pay an allowance and about 50% begin to do so when their child hits age 8. Good grades were

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Posted in allowance, Children, Credit, FDIC, FICO, Internet Banking, Kids, Money, Small Business, SMB, Travel

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 – September 25th 2012

Harvard Study: people who set too many goals tend to focus on hitting the ones that deliver the greatest quantity vs. the greatest quality. The key to successfully setting goals is to keep them realistic and attainable, but also specific

Posted in Cash Flow, Credit, Finances, Goal Setting, Harvard, Small Business, SMB

Leasing V. Ownership – Commercial Real Estate

Nowadays there are many things a successful small business owner or entrepreneur needs, but a physical storefront or office outside your home isn’t necessarily one of them.  The days of brick and mortar or “streetside” locations are becoming less and less of

Posted in Boise, Building, Business, CRE, Credit, Economy, Entrepreneur, Lease, Opportunity, Property, Small Business, SMB

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