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  • The Importance of Budgeting When It Comes to Keeping Control of Your Finances

    Your personal financial health can be influenced, to a large degree, by whether or not you maintain a budget. Of course, saying you'll maintain a budget and actually doing it are two very different things. If you have thought about developing a personal budget but just can't find the...

  • How to stop your project costs from over-running

    Cost and time over-runs affect most projects to some degree, whether they be large-scale public works or relatively minor software implementations. Often these over-runs can be foreseen and taken into consideration, but if not then they can be ruinous.

    There are various steps a...

  • 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...

  • 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.

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  • 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...

  • Diversifying your Income Streams

    When I hear the tales of so many people who are laid-off from their jobs, I feel that, as women and as wives, mothers, friends, and sisters, we have an absolute responsibility to increase our abilities, to give ourselves permission to take risks, and to give ourselves more and more freedom...

  • What New Women Business Owners Need to Know about Tax Planning

    "The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax." 
    - Albert Einstein

    The bad news is, the tax code is so complicated Albert Einstein can’t understand it. The good news is you don’t have to be Einstein to cut your taxes. You...

  • Savings and Investments for the Savvy Modern Woman

    Finding the right kind of work-life balance isn't always a question of effective time management, for many of us it might also be a question of money. If, in light of Britain's current economic circumstances, you are among the thousands of women battling to cope with a severe decrease in weekly...

  • Saving your Money

    I came across the statistic that "women are likely to live longer but work for fewer years than men" and "fewer than one in five female baby boomers have a financial advisor."  

    Women simply do not have the same number of years in the workforce as men, for whatever reason (childcare,...

  • Budgeting for Success

    I'm a big fan of monitoring your success "by the numbers," meaning finding a number and tracking that over time, to get a sense of how your project is going.

    For example, in a business, you could track income and expenses per month (your profit and loss statement) as well as your...

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