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April 19, 2018

Follow These Three Money Tips to Improve Your Finances

It’s no secret that many Americans still struggle with their finances. In fact, it’s estimated that the average American household has over $130,000 in debt, and about 70% of Americans have less than $1000 in savings. Those are some pretty staggering statistics. And unfortunately for our generation, things are only going to get more expensive.…

April 12, 2018

4 Cash Flow Tips For Any Small Business

Cash flow is vital for any business’ survival, especially freelancers and small businesses. Why? Because when you don’t have much cash to begin with, you can’t afford to wait on payments. If you want to increase your cash flow, and have your invoices paid on time, make sure you use the four tips listed below.…

April 9, 2018

4 Invoicing Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid

The very first step to getting paid is sending out your invoice. That’s obvious right. Now for the hard part – getting it paid. In a perfect world, your client will pay the invoice on time and you’re off to your next job. However, it’s never that straightforward. While you can’t control your clients, you…

April 3, 2018

4 Online Business Ideas You Can Launch On The Side

There’s a difference between making money and building wealth. If you want a stable financial future, you need to focus on the latter. Making money is typically when you trade your time for money. Clock in, clock out, then collect your paycheck. It’s safe and reliable. Building wealth is very different. It requires you to…

March 15, 2018

3 Ways You Can Leverage Stellar Customer Service to Increase Customer Loyalty

Acquiring new customers is tough no matter what business you’re in. Having them stick around for days, months, and even years to come is another beast. What’s the answer? You need to focus on improving your customer loyalty. Let’s take an extreme example like Apple. Regardless what features they add to their next phone they…

March 6, 2018

3 Mistakes You Must Avoid When Starting a Business For The First Time

If you’re starting a business for the first time, you’re going to need all the help you can get. Even then, there’s still a good chance your business will fail. Sounds harsh right? While it may be harsh, it’s also the truth. And in startups, the truth is often hard to swallow. I’m not saying…

March 1, 2018

4 Reasons Why Your Small Business May Still Be Struggling With Cash Flow

Maintaining a steady cash flow is something many small businesses struggle with today. In your early stages you don’t have the luxury of finance departments to handle your billing. In fact, you probably don’t even have a dedicated team member who handles your finances. As the business owner, that falls on you. When it comes…

February 19, 2018

3 Smart Money Habits That Will Build Wealth

Every year it’s estimated that about 25 percent of all new year’s resolutions are to spend less and save more. In other words, people want to develop smarter money habits so they can work towards a more financially stable future. If you want to develop smart money habits, it really comes down to your goals…

February 14, 2018

3 Signs Your Client Won’t Pay Your Invoice On Time

Invoicing for small business owners is bittersweet. While it does represent pay day, it’s not always a walk in the park to track down those payments. In fact, it’s estimated that about 16% of all work small business owners do is unpaid. As a small business owner you need invoice payments to be timely or…

February 5, 2018

5 Tips That Will Help You Stick to Your Small Business Budget

Setting and sticking to a budget is one of the most important things you can do as a small business owner. Budgeting is tough and it certainly takes a lot of diligence. That said, anyone is capable of doing it. As a small business owner there’s also a good chance you’ll be the one managing…