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  • Inforgraphic: Women CEO salaries still lag behind their male counterparts

     This post is from Motif Investing,an online broker offering innovative online investing and  stock trading services to turn ideas and global trends into investment opportunities. Motif allows individuals to invest in specific themes, or “motifs,” which are...

  • 4 Credit Card Myths of Stay-at-Home Moms

    When the Card Act of 2009 became law, it effectively changed how stay-at-home moms could apply for credit. This act was established to protect consumers from predatory lending practices, and in many ways, it has been beneficial for consumers. However, one of its requirements was that credit...

  • Top 5 Hidden Methods for Reducing Your Taxes

    Tax season is a time of headaches, scrambling, and financial stress for many, but it doesn't have to be that way. Those who stay organized and know how to get the most out of their taxes can actually turn tax season in their favor. Remember these 5 hidden methods for reducing your taxes next...

  • 5 Signs It's Time to Hire a Bookkeeper

    The entrepreneurial spirit offers unlimited opportunities to the ambitious, but the overly ambitious often pay a dear price for their drive to succeed. Trying to manage all aspects of a small business is a difficult thing to do. Remember these 5 signs that it may be time to hire a bookkeeper,...

  • Is It Better to Rent or Buy New Office Equipment?

    Obtaining equipment for your business can be a tricky matter, because there are a couple of different ways to go about procuring the particular equipment you need. Buying is one obvious option, but another route that many business owners fail to consider is renting or leasing. Which of these...

  • What Does it Take to get your First Business Loan

    Commercial Loan Tips for the First Time Business Owner

    All of us, at one time or another, will contemplate the thought of becoming our own boss. Unfortunately, only a handful will have the guts to actually do so.

    One of the biggest reasons why many aspiring...

  • Life After Bankruptcy: How to Move Forward and Recover

    There are many goals that one has in life, but there's no one who ever has "I want to file for bankruptcy" on their list. Still, sometimes, the demands of life become overwhelming and after some wise financial counsel, filing for bankruptcy is the best solution...at the time.

    If this...

  • Top 5 Tips for Building and Maintaining Good Business Credit

    There are a lot of responsibilities that come with running a business. If you want it to be a successful one, a top priority would absolutely have to consist of building and maintaining good business credit. Although, on the onset, it may seem a bit overwhelming to do, it doesn't have to be....

  • Top 5 Ways Your Job Costs You Money and How to Start Saving

    This is an awfully difficult time to be out of work, and if you've managed to navigate the months of searching, interviewing, providing referrals and salary negotiations to finally land that offer you're probably jumping for joy And you should be! Having a full-time job isn't only about making...

  • Are you a small business or a startup? Have you considered crowdfunding?

    You’ve probably heard about crowdsourcing. You know: tapping into the collective wisdom of your network to find an answer or solve a problem or the ultimate in crowdsourcing—Wikipedia.  Now here’s another twist—crowdfunding. 

    Thanks to a new law –the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (...

  • Cost Management Strategies for Small Business Owners

    Running a small business is a labor of love--often a great deal of labor. It is no small feat to operate a successful business. Many small businesses and start ups struggle to turn a profit for several years, especially in such tough economic times that put pressure on even the thriftiest of...

  • 5 Ways Small Businesses Can Improve Their Accounting Practices

    Finances are almost never an easy thing to deal with, and this is especially true of those running a small business. Just because you love sporting goods doesn't mean you're a whiz at accounting, but if pursuing your passion means opening up your own second hand sports equipment shop, then you...

  • Top 5 Tips for Selecting an Accountant for Your Business

    Choosing an accountant for you business is no easy matter. It can be overwhelming to keep track of all financial matters on your own, and you may not be especially suited for the task besides. Accountants are trained and well versed in this field, and they can make life a lot easier for you....

  • Financing your Plans, Planning your Finances

    Women sometimes have their personal and company finances mixed up. It is important to separate the two, both because you need accurate accounting and because there are times when you need to disengage from your business - say in the case of a lawsuit, bankruptcy, sale, or audit.

    ...

  • Top 5 Ways That Money Problems Lead to Divorce

    Among the top contenders of divorce-causing problems is money. Money stress can drastically change the dynamics of even the happiest marriage. Though it's rarely the only reason a couple divorces, stressing over finances often seeps into all other aspects of life. Below are 5 of the top ways...

  • Top 5 Ways to Cut Banking Costs

    Technology is swiftly changing the way we handle our banking. Banks have figured out how to use the internet to make their customers' experience easier and cheaper. And smartphone technology has created the opportunity to handle our banking tasks from anywhere in the world. But all of these...

  • Four Tips for Managing Your Money

    In an ever-changing financial world, your finances are a major factor regarding the quality of your life. At times money matters are taken for granted, but realistically, they should be on the forefront of all of your decision-making. Here are four tips that will ensure your financial success...

  • Evaluating your Savings Needs

    With the low interest rates available and the challenge of many women to manage their family finances, their business finances, and the changing needs of family - from children going to college to elderly parents needing care, we're finding a great need for education and self-awareness about...

  • 12 Things Money Can't Buy
    1. Happiness - You can use money to buy things that make you feel better, but you cannot directly purchase happiness.
       
    2. Health - You can get better healthcare by paying more, but you cannot literally buy...

  • Investment Opportunities for Women

    As women control more and more of family and household finances, it is imperative that we educate ourselves about the possibilities and options for saving money and building a nest egg, both to protect our own future and to help with our families. There are many opportunities for investment....

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