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Tax Identity Theft Awareness- Staying Safe This Tax Season

Tax Identity Theft is when someone uses your social security number to file a tax return in your name. The thief simply makes up income and other data and submits a fraudulent tax form to the IRS in an attempt to obtain a tax refund. During just the first nine months of 2016 the IRS […]

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4 Simple Steps to End Procrastination and Start Achieving Your Goals

Achieving your goals takes more than just hard work and persistence. Many people fail to achieve their goals because they procrastinate or don’t have a clear understanding of what actions need to be taken in order to be successful.  Here are 4 steps that can get you on track to achieving your goals. Write it […]

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Top 3 Smart Living Tips to Help You Save Money

Housing costs typically account for the single largest spending category and depending on your location, can easily exceed that percentage. A one-bedroom apartment in San Francisco can reach $3600 per month and a one-bedroom apartment will cost you $3400 in New York City. Regardless of where you are located, locating the right property in the […]

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Repair Your Low Credit Score by Focusing on Key FICO Score Components

This article is sponsored by Lexington Law Firm   Banks and financial institutions use credit scores to make determinations regarding a consumer’s credit risk. Employers, landlords, and insurance companies use credit scores in building a picture of how responsible you are. The higher the credit risk the higher the interest rate you will be charged. […]

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When Blowing the Budget Doesn’t Mean Wrecking Your Finances

This article is sponsored by Lexington Law Firm   Blowing the budget! Just saying those words can make me cringe. So just when is blowing the budget OK? Ultimately that is for you to decide but I say whenever you want to as long as you are prepared to give up something in return. A […]

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Why Home Based Ecommerce Businesses Choose Drop Shipping

Running a business from home is the dream of many individuals yet many never realize this dream because they aren’t sure how to get started. Many home based ecommerce businesses choose drop shipping for many reasons, chief among them is the ability to get started with limited funds. Below are several reasons drop shipping is […]

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Smartphone Theft: How to Deter Thieves and Protect Your Data

  In a world where smartphones have become an integral part of our working and social lives, the threat of smartphone theft has been getting greater and greater. Over 400,000 people in the UK had their phone stolen in 2016. Theft of phones by moped riders has become a serious problem on the streets of London. Despite […]

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Top 4 Mistakes Made by Entrepreneurs

Starting a new business is a difficult task as evidence by the high failure rate, 50%-70% of newly formed small businesses fail within the first 18 months. Below are several of the more common mistakes made by entrepreneurs:   1. Not Understanding the Competition Many businesses fail simply because their competition was more successful in bringing […]

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4 Clever Ways Small Businesses Can Save Money

  Almost every small business struggles with cash flow, according to Jeff Charles, the founder of Artisan Owl Media. In his October 2017 article “Top 10 Challenges Small Business Owners Are Facing Today,” he noted that budgeting systems and invoicing software can mitigate the problem, but it may take more creative money-saving solutions to really […]

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