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Financial Tidbits 04/30/2013

A recent study shows that 25% of people ages 44 to 70 are interested in becoming an entrepreneur and 63% of Americans plan to work during retirement, according to encore.org. The SBA has a toolkit for people ages 50+ that

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Posted in Entrepreneur, Facebook, Homeownership, Investing, Market Share, Money, Real Estate, SBA, Small Business, SMB, Success, Technology, Tips, Training

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

Economic Forecast

*Disclaimer – This blog post is solely my own opinion and does not reflect the views of my employer. Now that I got that out-of-the-way let’s get down to the nitty-gritty.  I recently attended an economic forecast meeting and I thought I would briefly

Posted in Business, Economy, Investing, Recession, Small Business, SMB

The Lemonade Stand: What lessons can be learned?

As a rite of passage every child in my humble opinion should have a lemonade stand.  My kids recently opened up for business and as a parent I found myself brimming with pride.  It probably has some to do with the

Posted in Advice, Business, Business Plan, Children, Customers, Education, Google, Investing, Learning, Lemonade Stand, Mentor, Money, Neighbor, Opportunity, Owner, Relationships, Sales, Tips, Training

The Best Investment You Can Make.

People take care of themselves by eating well, exercising, taking vacations, staying away from the sweets and fast food, and other tried and true methods of keeping healthy and strong.  When it comes to your business you may also do what you can to take

Posted in Bank, Business, Competition, Customers, Economy, Employees, Entrepreneur, Industry, Investing, Learning, Money, Motivation, Opportunity, Relationships, Small Business, Time, Tips, Training, Website

Making Smart Moves in a Down Economy

Difficult times often prompt businesses to batten down the hatches and pucker like they just drank a domestic beer.  They have a tendency to become too inwardly focused, risk-averse and be protective of their existing accounts.  Faced with a business downturn, they shift

Posted in Branding, Business, Capital, Competition, E-mail Marketing, E-Zines, Economy, Education, Executive, Investing, Market Share, Marketing, Marketing Ideas, Recession, Relationships, Risk, Sales, Small Business, Social Media, Technology, Text Message Marketing

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