Budgeting Sucks: Here’s How to Make It Suck Less

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Have you always wanted to budget but worry about the commitment and effort involved?  Luckily, there are strategies that not only simplify the process and take much of the suckiness out of the budgeting process but also make it fun!  What is budgeting?  Budgeting is all about making sure you have the funds available to…

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Back-to-School Shopping Budget Hacks

Back-to-school shopping can be a real budget buster if you’re not careful, but a little planning and some savvy saver moves can help keep you on track.  If you have school-aged kiddos,  your regular budget should have a line item for school expenses. If you have this line item, you can set aside money each…

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Christmas in July: Preparing for Holiday Spending

The holiday season is many Americans’ favorite time of the year. We travel to celebrate with loved ones. We host holiday parties. We buy gifts and decorations. And food, lots of food. All that celebrating is expensive. The spending can really add up. As a result, many of us are hit with hefty credit card…

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6 Ways to Save Money as A New Business

Many new business owners think they need to spend money to make money. There is some truth in that, but it doesn’t mean money should be spent at every opportunity.  Money may seem like the answer to many problems. Not enough customers? Spend more money on advertising. Computers too slow? Buy new computers. Maybe spending…

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5 Differences Between Business and Personal Expenses

Deducting business expenses can lower your taxable income and reduce the amount of tax you owe. However, expensing personal items as business items can cause a lot of headache and heartache as an entreprenuer. Check out these 5 differences between business and personal expenses to help you get it right. Who is this article for?…

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12 Ways to Fund Your Small Business

Many businesses take months or even a few years to turn a profit. Plus, small businesses often take a substantial amount of money just to get off the ground. So where can this money come from? Check out 12 ways people fund small businesses to help determine which is right for you..  Consider the risk Before…

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