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How to Protect Your Startup Delivery Service

One of the most amazing aspects of running a small local business is getting to know your customers. Many of them come in day and day out and after a while you want to do something a little special for them. After pondering what kind of service you could offer, it comes to mind that you could begin delivering to their homes so that they needn’t make the trek through city traffic.
Whether you own a business in Fort Worth, Texas, or Phoenix, Arizona, adding delivery is a wonderful service that …

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Your Car’s New Year’s Resolutions

This has nothing to do with your new year’s resolutions. I don’t really care that you’re trying to drop those last 5 pounds, or that you’re determined to stop procrastinating the next time you get a major assignment at your job. No, I’m your car, I have very different needs, and it’s time you stopped ignoring them. See what I have to say about 2017.
Better Fuel to Get Us Places
Gas for most drivers comes down to pennies. Who is cheaper, and how far do I have to go to get …

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Kickstart Your Commercial Career by Avoiding These Common Pitfalls

Investing in a commercial property can bring a lot of undue stress and complications to someone’s life. However, it’s important to understand that failures can happen and there are hundreds of lessons just waiting to be triggered and studied by you. There’s a common saying that if you fail faster, you learn faster and that sentiment couldn’t be any closer to the truth when it comes to investments.
Sure, some people get off to a great start and manage to maintain an excellent track record of successful investments, but when their …

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Creating An Inspiring Workspace For Your Staff Is Easier Than You May Think

So, it’s finally happened. You’ve grown your startup from a tiny business in your bedroom at home, and now you are CEO of a company with a handful of employees. This is a very exciting prospect and those first few days of trading from your new office space can be very exciting. But amongst all the hype, take a step back and consider the office space you currently have. Chances are you’re probably looking at a blank canvas, with a few old desks and chairs lying around. Keen to get …

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Top 5 Wealthiest Businesses to Come out of Europe

Europe is home to many of the most powerful and economically developed countries in the world, as well as more than 740 million people. Based on Forbes list of the biggest companies in the world, the list is dominated by pharmaceutical companies, in addition to several banking, oil and automotive giants. Collectively, Germany has 9 companies on the Forbes list, followed by the United Kingdom with 8, Switzerland and France with 3 apiece and Netherlands and Spain trailing behind with two each. Other countries included in the list are Belgium, …

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From Flatmate To Homeowner – How You Can Afford Your Own Home

If there is one thing that most of us struggle with these days, it is finding the cash to be able to buy our very own home. A few decades ago, buying your own house was very common for most twentysomethings. However, these days, rising property prices and stagnant wages mean that owning a home is becoming an impossibility.
However, all is not lost. There is still the chance to buy a house. You just need to set yourself up so that you are able to put yourself in a …

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[15 Dec 2016 | Comments Off on 6 Best Pension Plans That Indian Citizens Can Leverage | ]
6 Best Pension Plans That Indian Citizens Can Leverage

Pension is the only source of income for a majority of retired Indian citizens, wherein now, even government officials do not get to receive their pensions. So, how will elderly people survive after retirement?
In order to ensure a bright and comfortable future after retirement, you need to have a good retirement planning and pick out the best pension plan for you.
Therefore, let’s look at the top pension plans that Indian citizens can leverage for their retirement planning:
CICI Pru – Easy Retirement Plan
CICI Pru – Easy Retirement also falls under the …

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Easiest way to check tax ID status?

When it comes to federal identification numbers, many people think of their Social Security numbers as being the main one to keep in mind. While you certainly need to remember your SSN, however, it is definitely not the only number that you need to know. Do not forget about your Employer Identification Number (EIN). Much like your SSN, this is a number that is assigned by the IRS for the purposes of keeping tracking of your business. With that in mind, you might find yourself needing to check EIN status …

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[14 Dec 2016 | Comments Off on Tips to Help Young Adults Build Strategies for Their Future | ]
Tips to Help Young Adults Build Strategies for Their Future

The journey into young adulthood is often fun and exciting, but it can also be peppered with anxiety, stress and worry.  There are a lot of topics facing young adults that they haven’t been taught in the standard education system, for instance subjects like personal finance and investments, and some young adults haven’t got an adequate support system to help them with it.
The key areas that most people tend to find they lack the most knowledge in are to do with saving money, paying off debt and purchasing a home.  …

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[14 Dec 2016 | Comments Off on What Are the Biggest Drains On Productivity in the Office? | ]
What Are the Biggest Drains On Productivity in the Office?

Productivity is a word we hear a lot. It’s to forget just how important the data behind it really is. When your business is unproductive, it will become almost impossible to stay competitive with other more productive businesses. You don’t want your business to fall behind the competition, so you must take action. The first step on the path to doing that is learning what the biggest drains on productivity in the office are. You should read on to find out.
Poor Communication
Communication is a big deal in the office. People …

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[9 Dec 2016 | Comments Off on The Bases Aren’t Loaded! The Perks Of Running A Business Without A Base | ]
The Bases Aren’t Loaded! The Perks Of Running A Business Without A Base

There are so many things for a person in their 20’s to do before the 9 to 5 drudge gets them down completely! Or you could avoid that completely and start your own business. Don’t get me wrong, it’s very difficult when you first start out, but the freedom of working on your own time instead of clocking in and working to someone else’s deadlines can be a real pain. If you have started thinking about what you can do to earn money as a business, there are things you …

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Binary Options 101: Everything You Need To Know

Binary options trading is an exciting style of trading which has sparked much interest in the business world, due it part to its huge money making potential. As with stocks, if you can predict whether an asset will either rise or fall in price in a set amount of time you can make a fortune. Best of all, it’s simple, and anyone can do it. You don’t need to be an accountant or a financial genius in any way.  But before jumping in, it’s important to understand key facts and …

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[6 Dec 2016 | Comments Off on Here’s Why Even Your Small Business Needs A 401(k) Plan | ]
Here’s Why Even Your Small Business Needs A 401(k) Plan

When you started your small business, did you have your own retirement in mind? Too many small-business owners don’t go into business with their eye toward their retirement but they should. No one plans to work forever; even the boss will want to retire one day. For this reason, among others, offering a 401(k) as a small-business owner is a basic no-brainer.
Not big enough
Too many small-business owners think that because they only have a few employees, the company is too small. A 401(k) small business has an advantage over its …

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3 Little Changes To Make Yourself A More Attractive Candidate

Although the unemployment rate is a lot healthier than it’s been in recent years, the future of the economy is always somewhat uncertain, and jobs for certain professions remain highly competitive. If you want to increase your chances of success in the modern job market, you need to take steps to make yourself more marketable and attractive as a candidate. Here are some of the best ways of going about this.
Working for Free
To a lot of readers, this might sound like a nightmarish proposition. However, taking a volunteer position somewhere …

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[5 Dec 2016 | Comments Off on 3 Personal Finance Commandments For 20-Somethings | ]
3 Personal Finance Commandments For 20-Somethings

Many people erroneously believe that the 20s is the perfect time to live the good life – there is nothing wrong with living the good life. In fact, focusing all your energy on making/saving money to the extent that you can’t enjoy the fine things of life kind of negates the point of making/saving money. However, many 20-somethings often mistake the advice to live a full life to mean being irresponsible with finances in their 20s with an understanding that they can always get back on track in their 30s.
Nonetheless, …

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[2 Dec 2016 | Comments Off on Tips for Investing in Your 20s | ]
Tips for Investing in Your 20s

It’s a great idea to begin investing as early as possible. However, many people are a bit too timid to begin investing in their 20s, fearing they aren’t skilled or knowledgeable enough. For others, the idea of putting money into investments seems silly when there are more important things to do with that money, like pay bills. However, if you really want to secure a strong financial future for yourself, then it is well worth getting into investing early. Here are some tips you can use as you get started.
Don’t …

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[1 Dec 2016 | Comments Off on Cheap Ways To Improve Your Appearance | ]
Cheap Ways To Improve Your Appearance

Anyway who’s seen the show Doctor Who will be familiar with how the title character can regenerate, changing all of his cells and saving himself from death at the very last second. While none of us can do this in real life, it is essentially a metaphor for reinventing oneself, which we all do from time to time. By the time we’ve reached out mid-20’s we will have already changed a number of things about ourselves on a number of occasions. Nobody can be expected to be the same person …

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[30 Nov 2016 | Comments Off on Top Tips For Beginner Traders | ]
Top Tips For Beginner Traders

The potential lucrative gains from trading the stock markets lure many a would be trader. However, unless you come prepared you stand at risk to losing all the money you’ve put in. If you want to trade stocks successfully it really pays to be prepared. Knowledge is key and only by investing time and patience into learning the art can you be truly ready to invest your hard earned cash. Here are some entry level tips to get you started.
Read The Right Books
Educating yourself can bear fruit, but you must …

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[30 Nov 2016 | Comments Off on How Group Projects Teach You Valuable Lessons About Teamwork | ]
How Group Projects Teach You Valuable Lessons About Teamwork

While most people cannot stand group projects, these assignments can offer the best education in teamwork. You learn about how to deal with loaners, slackers, dominant personalities, natural leaders and followers. You can also learn what happens when a team falls apart or when it comes together to work as a strong unit. These are lessons that are hard to learn anywhere else because, in other areas of life, your team is often comprised of people you know very well. In a college group project, you may be working with …

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[30 Nov 2016 | Comments Off on Cheap European Holiday Destinations | ]
Cheap European Holiday Destinations

If you’re looking to keep your money saved up, but you still want to travel around the world, then you may want to consider some of these European countries. As some of the cheapest places to live, let alone visit, you’re certain to get a little bit of everything that you could want and more from these countries. Whether you’re searching for history, good food, culture, nature walks or just somewhere to relax, these cheap European holiday destinations are some of the perfect places to go in order to keep …