Live the Dream: How to Save for a Comfortable Retirement

Thursday, January 15, 2015, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

For many, the thought of being financially secure enough to stop working is appealing. While it may take many years of hard work to achieve that goal, it is possible to retire comfortably. Let’s take a look at the steps that you can take to save enough for retirement and enjoy your time off. Start […]

Employees First, Customers Second By Vineet Nayar

Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 6:00 PM | Leave Comment

We always hear about the old adage that “customers always come first.” Vineet Nayar – at one time, CEO of a $6.5 billion company – says he doesn’t think so. Employees of a company must come first and the customers come second. If you keep employees happy, they would treat customers right and should have […]

Planning your finances for the future

Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Whether or not we like to agree, money is a huge driving force for most of us. Financial independence, financial security and financial luxuries can really make life a lot more fun and a lot less stressful. You can never get over the rush you feel after getting your first pay cheque. The first ever […]

Home Efficiency: Energy Solutions that will Save Your Home Money This Winter

Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

We all know that with winter can come higher energy costs in your home. The weather drops, but your thermostat and heating bills can get pretty high. These solutions will offer you the highest energy savings. As always with gas-based systems or attached garages, make sure that you have a functioning carbon monoxide detector. This […]

7 Tips to Saving Money on Home Plumbing Repairs

Monday, January 12, 2015, 6:00 AM | 1 Comment

Plumbing is an integral, yet often overlooked part of your home. It’s easy to take it for granted, at least until something goes wrong. Once it does, you know it’s going to cost you money. Fortunately, you can keep those costs under control with these seven easy tips. Prevention Ideally, you can avoid spending too […]

Use These Two Smart Estimating Techniques

Sunday, January 11, 2015, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

A project typically involves many dynamic aspects, yet they’re often constrained by finite conditions some of which are quite rigid and static. These opposing and contradictory forces make it extremely difficult to determine with pinpoint accuracy the time and effort and financial resources required. By using the following two proactive estimating techniques to scope, plan, […]

Big Business Marketing For Small Business Owners

Saturday, January 10, 2015, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Whenever you start a business you are faced with a promotional headache. It doesn’t matter how good, how fresh and original, or how needed your service is – you just have to get the word out, quickly and effectively. You might think that your work will speak for itself, but how can it do that […]

The Complete Guide to VA Loans

Friday, January 9, 2015, 6:00 PM | Leave Comment

VA loans were established in 1944 to help returning service members purchase homes. These mortgages are guaranteed by the government and issued by approved lenders. Borrowers who qualify for VA loans have definite advantages over those who use traditional methods to finance their homes. VA Loans Compared with Conventional Loans Down Payment VA loans are […]

Homeowner Heartache: How to Save Money on Your Everyday Expenses

Friday, January 9, 2015, 6:00 AM | 1 Comment

Being a homeowner, you can sometimes feel like you have a never-ending stream of bills to pay. Often, it seems like these bills do nothing but go up. However with some smart moves, you can lower your bills significantly. If you want to save money follow these five smart tips to save money on your […]

Making Money: Ideas to Make Your Budget Easier to Understand

Thursday, January 8, 2015, 6:00 AM | 1 Comment

A budget can be an invaluable tool for managing your finances. A budget can also become complex and difficult to follow over time. You need to keep it as simple as possible. Several ideas will help to make your budget easier to understand. Take Advantage of Automatic Payments and Deposits Your budget can become bloated […]