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3 Unexpected Small Business Promotional Outlets

It seems like entrepreneurs are always looking for a new and better way to promote their businesses. Even as many now understand the power of social media, there are still a few other promotional tools that small business owners completely ignore. In fact for some brands the best thing to...

Stop the Roller Coaster! Smoothing Out Your Budget

For many Americans, living paycheck to paycheck is a sad reality. This juggling act be can made even more difficult if your paydays always seem to arrive after your bills are due or if all of your expenses manage to fall into one week. Often times this can feel like...

Overall Optimism on the Rise Among Small Business Owners

It seems that entrepreneurs are feeling slightly more confident this quarter than last as the results of Wells Fargo's latest small business optimism index saw a rise from 64 in April to 68 in July. Part of this optimism comes from a reported increase in cash flow and accessibility to...

The Costs of Car Crashes: What to Expect 2

They say your entire life can change in a just a single moment. That's definitely the case when it comes to automobile accidents. Even if they don't end in fatality or permanent injury the costs you could incur can have a major affect on your budget. Recently MoneyNing writer Ashley Ereniz highlighted a few...

Going Back-to-School Shopping without Going Broke 2

It's that time of year again — children across the nation are headed back to school. Of course this is also when adults spend hundreds of dollars purchasing their kids new supplies and outfits for the occasion. This year it's expected that parents will spend over $75 billion on back-to-school...

Slowing Restaurant Sales Scaring Some Analysts

Are Americans cutting back on eating out? According to CNN Money they are as Yum! Brands, Starbucks, and McDonalds — which had been on a hot streak since introducing its breakfast all day menu — have also seen slumping sales as of late. While many reasons have been suggested as to...

Should You Pull From Your 401k To Pay Off Debt? 4

If you’re deep in debt and looking for a way out, it’s smart to take stock of any and all resources at your disposal.If you have expensive items you could sell, for example, you could throw that cash directly towards your debts. And if you have some money stashed away...