Your credit score can be your financial passport to a loan or credit card approval, renting an apartment or getting a better rate on insurance, so it’s important to know what kind of behaviors can help you build excellent credit.
Implementing go-green initiatives in the workplace takes dedication, hard work, and an enthusiastic attitude towards the environment. A greener workplace not only creates an eco-friendly environment but also inspires associates to work more productively and cautiously. Small and simple eco-friendly improvements can be made in the workplace to lay down a solid go-green foundation for the future. Here are some easy eco-friendly quick fixes that could be integrated into the workplace to encourage a greener office:
“Christmas in July” is the name of a movie in which a man called Jimmy is tricked into believing he’s won $25,000 in a national radio contest. (It’s from 1940, but the point remains.) He promptly goes out and blows his winnings on a shopping spree. When the truth comes out that Jimmy didn’t win, the department store owner tries to repossess all the presents Jimmy bought for his girlfriend, his mother and everyone on the block.
The movie has a happy ending — Jimmy is officially named the contest winner after all — but real life is seldom so benevolent when we overspend. Here are some steps to avoid such a predicament this holiday season:
Your 20s may seem like an odd time to think of retirement, but it’s actually the perfect moment to start planning for your later years. That’s because the earlier you start saving, the more time your money has to grow.
There are numerous misconceptions, false information, and myths involving banks and the services that they might offer. Learning the truth about some of the biggest banking myths can help you understand your bank better and manage your financial situation in the best way possible. Check out these banking myths that we have debunked for you. Continue reading
Social media has progressively become an essential tool for small businesses to easily communicate with future prospects and existing clients. When small businesses utilize social media platforms they are creating relationships with their clients, increasing awareness of their company, products and services, and expanding their brand’s reach. Social media is an important aspect to help small businesses promote their brand but it takes a strong understanding of how to utilize social media in a beneficial way. If you are looking to start a new social media presence or revamp your existing one, here are some tips to help you get started.
According to a 2015 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, more than 23% of people open phishing messages, and 11% open attachments in these messages. Now you may be asking, what is phishing? Phishing is the act of using fraudulent, but official looking, emails, text messages and websites to trick a consumer into clicking and providing their information.
So, you’ve launched your website, you’ve got your business plan, you’ve opened the doors and you’re ready to start bringing in new clients and prospects. You should be good to go, right? Not so fast, you’ll need to figure out your search engine strategy if you want your fancy new website to start pulling results. Will you utilize paid search? Rely on organic search? Have you made sure to add your new business to Google business? Have you claimed your address on Google? Bing? Yahoo? Facebook? There are many steps along the way to make your business as searchable as possible, and allow the clients to start rolling in. Check out this infographic from our partners at Deluxe that gives you more details on how consumers are searching to get started.
August has arrived and many high school seniors are eager to head off to college to start the next phase of their life. Although college is an exciting time for students, it requires young people to assume a greater responsibility for managing their own money.
August is here and that means it’s the start of a brand new school year. Between school supplies, books and clothing your wallet could become your best friend or your worst nightmare. With sales signs constantly taunting us and our children begging us for the must-have school items of the season, the temptation to spend is unbelievably great.