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4 Quick Tips for Developing Your Small Business's Mission Statement

Even if they may sound hokey to some, the truth is that company mission statements can be a powerful tool. Not only will they help align your team around a clear common goal but may also serve to motivate you and help you overcome some of the hurdles that come...

Money at 30: The Right and Wrong Kinds of Side Hustles

Make no mistake, there are plenty are great things about side hustles. Whether that means driving for a ride-share company, doing freelance tasks on demand, or building your own business out of your passion or hobby, there's certainly opportunity to make extra money and create an optimal lifestyle for yourself.

Asking Your Credit Card Issuers for Help

Believe it or not, your credit card issuers can actually be pretty flexible. In fact, in some cases, all you need to do is ask and they may be willing to help. Although there's no guarantee that even the nicest of requests will be filled, there's no harm in inquiring...

Are Disasters "Good" for the Economy?

This summer Americans watched as Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria took lives and left devastating destruction in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico respectively. In such times of horror, it's understandable that many would want to look for a silver lining. That's what New York Fed President William Dudley attempted to...

Money at 30: When it Pays to Be Organized

In many aspects of personal finance, being organized is a must. Your organization could even save or make you money if you play your cards right. By staying on top of your bills and spending, while also being prepared for tax time and any insurance claims you may need to...

3 Smart Ways to Start Growing Your Savings

Anyone who knows anything about personal finance knows that it's important to set aside savings for large purchases, unforeseen expenses, and eventual retirement. Unforunately for many, saving is something they know they should do but spending often proves itself to be far more fun. Thankfully there are a few ways you can...

The Move to Video and How Small Businesses Can Take Advantage

While blogs and basic social media posts are still important tools for small business owners, there's a major shift toward video happening before our very eyes. Despite some perceived obstacles, such as investing in equipment and potentially hiring production staff, the truth is that entrepreneurs can start creating video content...

Money at 30: 'Fall'ing Back Into Good Financial Habits

Now that the summer is over, it's time to 'fall' back into good financial habits. Okay that was super corny and autumn doesn't officially begin until the 22nd, but the sentiment remains the same. A lot of time the summer season means parties, vacations, and other events that can lead...