Save Money with Good Credit

Save Money with Good Credit

Did you know that bad credit can cost you an extra $200,000 over your lifetime? That alarming headline came straight from a MSN Money article that estimated the amount of extra interest a consumer with bad credit will have to pay over their lifetime when compared to someone with good credit.  It’s a wake-up call [...]

The Necessity of Taking Your Processes Seriously

The Necessity of Taking Your Processes Seriously

The dictionary defines “Process” as follows: Noun: A series of actions or steps taken to achieve and end. Verb: Perform a series of mechanical or chemical operations on (something) in order to change or preserve it: “the stages in processing the wool”. For business owners, understanding the necessity of having “process” in the various operations [...]

Save, Save, Save!

Save, Save, Save!

In celebration of America Saves Week  2012, we reflect on the importance of saving money. Simply put, Americans don’t save enough money and rely too heavily on borrowing. A 2010 study  showed more than 40% of Americans have less than $10,000 saved for retirement. Worse, more than 50% of Americans haven’t calculated how much they’ll [...]

The College Savings vs. Retirement Savings Battle

The College Savings vs. Retirement Savings Battle

Two of the most important savings goals for Americans today are college and retirement. Today’s families face an impossible balancing act.  Experts tell us that retirement should be your most important goal, while the mother hen instincts in all of us with children compel us to sacrifice our future to provide the best for them. [...]

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