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The Risks Of OTC Markets

Becoming a day trader naturally means that you need to learn how to take risks. The ways that you can lose it all as a day trader are myriad, so you need to learn how to guard against that. That is why understanding how OTC markets are especially risky is vital to being a good and profitable day trader. OTC markets refer to places that you can buy stocks over the counter, away from the traditional exchanges like the New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ. The pink sheets is a common name for OTC Read more [...]

The Professionals Who Can Help Your Business Get to the Top

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It’s a cliché to say that running a small business is a full time job. It’s also not true. Running a business is at least three full time jobs and you’re only one person. As well as being the CEO, and taking the broad strategy as your responsibility – dealing with investors, outlooks and the overall running of the company – you’re also the head salesperson, chief of HR and quite possibly in charge of IT and customer service as well. If you scale up to the point where your revenue Read more [...]

Starting Your Own Home Based Business

Many people have dreamed of owning their own business and some even get the opportunity to open one out of their home. Having a home based business is convenient and much more affordable than opening one outside the home. Depending on the type of business you’ll be running, you’ll have to order supplies on demand, since you don’t have the storage space to stock up. This saves you money because you won’t lose money because of unsold merchandise. Home based business owners also benefit because Read more [...]

How To Cash in On Your Clunker

If you own an outdated vehicle that has few, if any, redeeming qualities, don't drop it off at the junk yard, sell its parts one-by-one or let it rust in your garage. You can get a decent wad of cash for your clunker. Here is how to do it. Cash for Clunkers Programs The Federal government used to compensate owners of old automobiles with cash for their “clunkers”. This legislation provided owners of vehicles with a fuel economy of 18 miles per gallon or less with money for their old Read more [...]

What to Take Into Account When Choosing Website Hosting

It is no longer optional to have a website; in fact, it is almost mandatory to add a website to your digital media marketing arsenal. You will need to host your website with a hosting company in order for it to be available on the internet unless you are in a position to host your own website. There are many website hosting companies available world-wide for you to choose from; however, in order to ensure that your website is a successful part of your media marketing toolbox, there are several Read more [...]

How to Make More Profits from Tax

Most people tend to think that paying taxes is a huge burden they have to carry on their backs. Little do they know that they can profit from it if they know the right tricks and apply an effective tax planning strategy. Learning about your Marginal Tax Rate Learning your marginal tax rate is the first step towards learning how to make more profits from tax. To put it simply, marginal tax rate works around this concept: “earning an extra dollar will determine the extra taxes you pay at work.” Read more [...]

How a Retail Audit Will Benefit Your Business

A retail audit can be incredibly helpful for your business. When you go through an audit you will have the opportunity to take a close look at your business and discover all of the areas where you can improve. An audit will be able to help you uncover discrepancies and weaknesses within your business so that you will be able to take charge and change them. Therefore, an audit will help you to lesson our risk and reduce the cost of your capital. If your business is experience a downslide lately Read more [...]

How Online Payment Systems Save Businesses Money

If you run a business, or are simply someone involved in the financial end of a business, you have probably not sent a check in payment for a business service in quite a while. Think about it. When was the last time your company wrote a check for a business product or service? While many of us are aware of just how ubiquitous the use of credit cards and debit cards are to the general buying public, business to business transactions are also becoming less paper driven. This revolution in how businesses Read more [...]

Important Tips for Successful Talent Recruitment

Attracting top talent to work for your company is one of the most important things you can do to ensure the success of your business. It’s easier said than done, however, for many small businesses. These tips will help your business attract, and keep, talented professionals that are engaged and loyal to your business. Hire a Talent and Recruitment and Consultant Bringing in a professional consultant to help your business recruit and keep talented employees will give you a decided edge over Read more [...]

Nine Easy Ways to Make Your Office Greener

We’re all really committed to making our homes as green and energy-efficient as we can, in order to save money and carbon, but we often overlook our workplaces. You don’t need an expensive overhaul to reduce your workplace carbon footprint – here’s nine easy ways to green-up your office. Turn off all non-essential electrical equipment when you leave You almost certainly turn off your PC or laptop at home-time, but how about the printer, the scanner, the coffee machine and the office TV? Read more [...]