Let’s face it, heading out to the local restaurant, sub shop or pizza parlor every work day can be a budget buster. Don’t believe it?
Take a typical lunch tab, multiply it by 5 and then by the number of weeks you work each year. Sit back and marvel at the total! Then imagine whittling that number down, down and down — and imagine the savings if you brought your lunch to work. You could be talking $1,000, $2,000 or even $3,000 a year! Continue reading
For many of us, summer means vacation time, and road trips.
But before you hit the road, there are some simple ways you can save money, and help the environment, by using less fuel when traveling: Continue reading
Whether you’re marketing your home business or your company’s business, it pays to stay in the know!
Here are five great resources to help you market smarter: Continue reading
It’s only a matter of days before the ball will drop in Times Square to usher in the New Year. If you haven’t already, now is also the time to start thinking about what the year ahead will mean for your business and family finances. Continue reading
Did you know as many as 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year? The good news is there are ways to detect whether you were one of them – and strategies for stopping the damage before it spirals out of control.
According to a survey conducted by Javelin Strategy and the Better Business Bureau, theft of paper mail is among the three most common ways identity thieves gain access to private information.
Just by opening your mailbox, or looking in your recycling bin, thieves can easily pilfer checks, bank statements, and other documents containing your personal financial information. Continue reading
Business customers that maintain large balances in their checking accounts can choose to utilize earnings credits to help offset, or reduce, the fees associated with their account. The earnings credit is an interest calculation based on the collected balance of the account and is applied only to offset, or reduce account fees. Continue reading
Do you use the same password for everything you do online? If so, you may be giving away the keys to the kingdom!
But you could have the same problem if you use so many different passwords that you have to write them down to remember them. In the wrong hands, that slip of paper with all your passwords is like gold. Worse still is recording all of your passwords in a file or document on your computer — a cybercriminal’s dream come true! Continue reading