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Running a Business Successfully

Running a business comes with a host of challenges and rewards. The struggle towards success is seldom easy. However, it can be a little difficult to know when you are ready for a change and when you should stick with your current course. Answering the following questions can help you make a wise decision.
Are You Passionate About Your Field?
It didn’t take you long to figure out that there are good days and bad days as a business owner. Many times, you’ll even experience a wide range of emotions during the …

Headline, Personal Growth »

Getting What You Want in Life is Simpler than You Think

Close your eyes and imagine your ideal life. Now open them and look around at the life you lead now. Odds are, there is quite a discrepancy between the life you would like to live and the one you are actually living. Most people just accept that real life is different from the lives they dream of and plod on until it’s time for retirement. Some people refuse to settle, though, and grab the chance to live out their dreams. You may even know someone who grew up under the …

Headline, Real Estate »

Buying a Short Sale Home: Tips to Make the Process Flow Seamlessly

Buying a home on a short sale can be an exciting and unsettling time for you and your family. You want to get a good deal on the house, but that’s not always possible. At the same time, you need to be aware of the seller’s special needs and restrictions placed on him by the bank. Here’s how to make sure your next short sale goes off without a hitch.
Make Sure You’re Getting a Good Price
Getting a good deal in this market is a lot harder than it used to …

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Credit Card Merchant Processing: Dealing With Dreaded Downgrades

Every business owner dreads the downgraded charge. It’s a way for merchant service providers to rake in more fees due to a customer using a card that charges a higher-than-normal rate, or the transaction being entered incorrectly. Your mission is to avoid these fees at all costs. Here’s how.
What’s A Downgrade?
A “downgrade” is a transactional fee charged that’s higher than it would otherwise be because of some fault in the card processing. Generally speaking, there are three tiers that a merchant services provider will charge you for processing transactions:
The qualified …

Careers, Headline »

A Career with an Online Degree

Even though many people have satisfying careers once they have completed a degree program, many are unhappy with the career choice that they made. Getting a different career in a new line of work could be just what you need if your current job is lacking. There is a lot of flexibility, especially if you choose to get your degree online.Northeastern is one school that offers flexibility in online MBA options. The good thing about studying online is that you can do it according to your own schedule, without giving …

Headline, Real Estate »

[25 Aug 2014 | Comments Off | ]
When is the perfect time for a First-Time Home Buyer to Enter the Market?

Like any first-time home buyer, you’re probably overwhelmed at the very prospect of finding and actually procuring your first home. Purchasing a home could end up being the biggest investment you’ll ever make, so it’s crucial to take your time and consider plenty of options. Many factors come into play, but one that tends to weigh especially heavily on home buyers’ minds is the right time of year to buy. When it comes to having as many options as possible, choosing the right season for your search can certainly help …

Headline, Insurance »

[24 Aug 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Factors Affecting Your Car Insurance Rates

Car insurance is a variable cost that depends on various factors often pertaining to where you are in life. If you are younger you are most likely going to be paying higher premiums due to your perceived risk factor. A younger person also would not have much of a credit history built up which could normally allow for better rates as well. One benefit younger people may have is that on a whole, their insurance may actually cost less only based on price itself due to insuring an automobile that …

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[22 Aug 2014 | Comments Off | ]
An Insurance Policy Every Homeowner Should Have

If you have a mortgage, you need to give consideration to having mortgage protection insurance. This type of insurance can be beneficial to anyone paying on a mortgage as well as family members that are living in your home. Protection in the case of deathYou may already have life insurance, and for anyone with a family, this is a good type of insurance to have. However, life insurance pays a lump sum to the beneficiary. With mortgage protection, the balance of the mortgage is automatically paid off in the event of …