Cash Flow: The Pulse of Your Business

Cash flow is the lifeblood of any small business. Some business experts even say that a healthy cash flow is more important than your business’s ability to deliver its goods and services! While that might seem counterintuitive, consider this: if you fail to satisfy a customer and lose that customer’s business, you can always work…

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Tips To Reduce Payroll Stress

When you hire your first employee, you create an entire new task of complying with employment and labor laws and issuing a payroll. Payroll taxes create more administrative burden for small businesses than any other tax, according to the 2015 Small Business Taxation Survey from the National Business Association. Plus, compliance with payroll laws is a…

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5 Great Jobs You Can Do in Your Sweatpants

Working from home promises big benefits: extra income, flexible hours and a dress code of slippers and sweatpants. The trick, of course, is finding legitimate, well-paid positions because work-at-home scams abound. To assemble our list of top work-at-home jobs, we combed through employment data to identify occupations with good hourly wages and promising growth prospects.…

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What the Same-Sex Marriage Decision Means for Social Security Benefits

Retirees in these 13 states will prosper from the Supreme Court ruling. Read more at http://www.kiplinger.com/article/business/T055-C012-S000-supreme-court-rules-in-favor-of-same-sex-marriage. The Supreme Court’s landmark finding that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry will mean a financial gain for such couples who live in the 13 states that allowed only a man and a woman to wed The…

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Education Tax Breaks for Online Courses

For you to receive a tax break, the school must be accredited and eligible for federal financial aid. Do online college courses qualify for the American Opportunity and Lifetime Learning tax credits, or do only classes taken in person at a brick-and-mortar college qualify Whether you take a class online or in person doesn’t matter;…

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