You Can’t Usually Predict a Disaster but You Can Be Prepared

You Can’t Usually Predict a Disaster but You Can Be Prepared

I was visiting my son in Boston on the night an electrical transformer exploded in the Back Bay area, knocking out power. It was strange to look down Boylston Street and not see any lights! A recent article in the Boston Business Journal described the impact this freak occurrence had on local businesses, and it [...]

Top 5 Money Misconceptions

Top 5 Money Misconceptions

When I was a teenager, I made a lot of assumptions about how money and credit work. After all, it’s not like there’s a checking account course in high school! Here are the five biggest money misconceptions that plagued me in my youth.   “Who Reads the Fine Print Anyway?” I don’t really know why, [...]

Say “I Do” to Wedding Savings Ideas

Say “I Do” to Wedding Savings Ideas

Whether you’re planning a wedding or simply addicted to the TV series, “Say Yes to the Dress,” you’ve learned that this joyous occasion is also…a money pit. Keenly aware of societal pressure for over-the-top perfection, wedding vendors of all stripes have perfected the art of separating betrothed couples from as much of their hard-earned cash [...]

Thoughtful Planning Goes a Long Way for a Small Business

Thoughtful Planning Goes a Long Way for a Small Business

A business plan is an essential road map for success. It documents the route that your company intends to take in order to reach, maintain and grow revenues. There are many resources available to assist companies with building a business plan to achieve success, and the SBA is a great place to start! Check out [...]

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