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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 3/19/2013

Five out of Four people have Trouble with Fractions! Bloomberg reports Bank of America is predicting housing prices will increase 8% this year, while JPMorgan Chase forecasts prices will increase 7% this year and rise to 14% by 2015. The

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Posted in Advice, Business Continuity, Finances, Home Prices, Money, Real Estate, Recession, Small Business, Tips

Love To Win!

In my short-lived and modest blogging career, the most popular post I’ve written was “Hate To Lose”.  There I explained that many successful people share a similar trait – they HATE to Lose!  If you haven’t read it before I basically explain that truly succesful win

Posted in Advice, Blog, Business, Economy, Employees, Hate to Lose, Learning, Motivation, New England Patriots, NFL, Passion, Sales, Small Business, SMB, Snickers, Success, Tips, Tom Brady, Winning Attitude

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

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

Hate To Lose!

Sometimes in life we encounter something that changes us, hopefully for the better.  It might have been a book, a movie or TV program; at times it can even be a song.  Let’s face it whether it is in your

Posted in Advice, Boise, Business, Competition, Entrepreneur, Executive, Hate to Lose, Innovative, Learning, Mentor, Motivation, Opportunity, Sales, Small Business, Success, Tips, Training

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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