Financial Management: 9 Tips for Business Owners

“Dammit, Jim! I’m a doctor, not an accountant!” is a retooling of Dr. Leonard McCoy’s famed Star Trek catchphrase, and it could be quipped by virtually any small business owner. Whether you’re a designer with a boutique, a chef with a restaurant, a doctor with a clinic or any other type of budding entrepreneur, learning the basics of accounting and financial management are essential if you want your business to thrive. Luckily, there are financial management tips that have worked through the years and across multiple industries. 9 Financial Management Tips that have Stood the Test of Time: 1. Realistic Budgeting […]

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Make Money At Home: 10 Ways To Make An Extra $1,000 Each Month

In a pinch and need a little extra cash? Looking for ways to make money at home? You are not alone. In fact, Google logs nearly 250,000,000 (that’s 250 million) searches each year by people just like you. Below I’ll share with you the 10 easiest ways to make money at home (including my own personal experience and a pivotal lesson that I learned along the way). Whether you’re a broke college student who needs a little extra spending cash, or you’re busy adulting now and looking to eliminate credit card debt and increase savings, most of us could benefit from a […]

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Money Lessons as Told By A U.S. Immigrant

This week’s article is a guest post from the blog  The author, who uses the online moniker Mr. Compounding, grew up in Haiti and moved to the United States after graduating high school.  In this post he shares with us some important life and money lessons he’s learned since moving to the U.S.     After high school, I moved to the US to go to college. I went to Boston College and ended up staying in the Boston area after graduation. I quickly realized that life in the US was not only a lot different, but was also the subject […]

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Getting Out of Debt: Stop Paying Interest and Start Earning It

According to a study by Nerd Wallet, the average American household has $15,310 in credit card debt and $132,086 in household debt. I can attest to this being true;  I myself started my professional career with tons of debt. I had student loans, credit cards and a not-so-smart car loan. When I got married, I had the pleasure of quadrupling my debt. Merging hubby’s debt along with the genius idea of financing a luxury vehicle while starting a new business with credit cards didn’t help.  Getting out of debt had to become a priority. The one thing I regret about having so much […]

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How One Woman Made Over $43k/yr as a Part Time Proofreader

Today, we’ve got a really great interview to share with you that will show you how you can make money proofreading by becoming a freelance proofreader.  I recently had the chance to interview Caitlin Pyle, the owner of Proofread Anywhere, who explains how this may be a possibility for you if you are looking to make an extra income. In 2014, Caitlin made over $43,000 by working as a freelance proofreader part time. When she wasn’t working, she even had time to go on several fun vacations. If you’re considering a career change or maybe just want to pick up a side hustle, this might be […]

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