Five Tips to Learn More About Project Management

Sunday, June 7, 2015, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

There are many great ways to learn more about project management. Start by downloading free e-books. The five project management functions and the respective activities and tasks included in this document are the basic set needed for managing a project. Descriptions of the 5 functions and activities included in this post are ‘Get serious about […]

What To Do For Benefits When Changing Job

Saturday, June 6, 2015, 6:00 AM | 1 Comment

Most folks might not bother to get a copy of their benefits in the company they are leaving. But before you leave, ask your benefits manager to explain your benefits to you and to give you a copy of the most up-to-date print of their benefits. You have been offered a job in another company. […]

Handling Your Small Business’ Finances: What You Need to Know

Friday, June 5, 2015, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Starting and maintaining a small business is one of the hardest things that an entrepreneur can do. Many owners tend focus on their financial situation and this is very much needed. In startups, small businesses are particularly at risk for costly errors not seen until these errors impact finances. One error can break a new […]

Make Ends Meet until Your Next Payday

Thursday, June 4, 2015, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

If you are like most people, it can be a long stretch from payday to payday. If you get paid bi-weekly, the last few days of waiting for your paycheck can feel like an eternity. That is without any surprise added expenses popping up. When something unexpected happens, that adds even more stress to an […]

Revisit Your Retirement Portfolio In Middle Of The Year

Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 6:00 PM | Leave Comment

Middle of the year is not too far away. We already know we need to stash away some amount of money for retirement while still years away from the more active life – be active in retirement. But what if you are already living in retirement or close to retirement. What can you do now […]

On your feet soldier: Recovery after financial disaster

Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Are you among a lot of people suffering from a serious financial setback? If you yourself or some unfortunate situation has led you to a crisis, don’t think of it as the end of the world, rather as an opportunity to learn how to prevent that from ever happening again. At the end, we actually […]

A 4- Point Guide in Choosing the Appropriate Credit Card

Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Gold, silver, platinum, prestige, travel, cash back; you have to give it to credit card issuers because the terms they use to label their products are ingenious. However, they have also managed to befuddle their customers. A study by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) in 2012 showed that only a meager 26% of […]

Tips To Remind Boosting Up Contribution For Retirement

Monday, June 1, 2015, 6:00 PM | Leave Comment

I have followed some finance experts who tell me to boost up contribution to my retirement account. They have been saying almost the same things since I turned 55. For some, it might seem ages ago and for others, probably yesterday. I just turned 65. You decide whether the following reminder applies to you or […]

6 Steps to Stabilizing Your Finances after a Major Car Accident

Monday, June 1, 2015, 6:00 AM | 1 Comment

There are many hidden costs associated with even the smallest of car accidents, which is why it stands to reason that major car accidents can bring a plethora of problems. The largest of those problems concerns your finances. You’ll have medical bills, lawyer fees and insurance cost increases all on top of the fact that […]

Five Cool Things to Know About Action Items

Sunday, May 31, 2015, 6:00 AM | 1 Comment

An action item is an ad-hoc work activity that requires follow-up execution. By their nature, action items normally cannot be planned for in advance. They arise on an as needed basis during meetings or as a by-product of working on something else. There is no Knowledge Area in the PMBOK Guide for managing action items, […]