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February 2018

Top 4 Ways to Cut Down Your Travel Costs

Traveling doesn’t have to be expensive – it obviously can be, especially if you have champagne tastes and a coca cola budget. But there are plenty of ways you can keep your costs down while enjoying all the wonder and excitement that travel has to offer. I personally love to travel to new places to meet new people, to see some of the wonders of the world, whether they’re officially

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Charity Begins at Home: Simple Ways To Save Money as a Homeowner

Our homes can hemorrhage money if we’re not careful, and if you’re the person who pays the bills then you’ll know how expensive running a household can be. There’s always something that needs to be paid, needs to be repaired or a cost of some kind to cover. While paying to live is always going to be unavoidable, there are things you can do to bring the costs right down.

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The Business of Boating

If you own a boat, or you would like to own one sometimes soon, you will find that it is an expensive endeavor what with the initial cost of the boat or yacht, the insurance, maintenance, fuel and tax that are all required to keep it running. It might, then, be a good idea to put that boat to more use and start running your own business with it, so

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Why Clover Is the Best Credit Card Processing System

These days, every business needs a credit card processing system.  Typing credit card numbers into a clunky desktop computer is so 90s.  Besides the inefficiency of having a computer sized cash register on the counter of your store, manually entering credit card numbers is far from the most secure way of processing credit card payments.  Point of sale (POS) systems are much safer and more compact.  At Merchant Account Solutions,

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The Caveats Of Company Cars For Your Small Business

There are two kinds of entrepreneurs. The first are those who are happy for their businesses to remain small. They pride themselves on the individual level of service they’re able to give their customers, and the detail with which their size allows them to maintain quality control. They’ll happily turn down work or opportunities for growth if said growth will impinge on their ability to fulfil their obligations to their

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How to Bring Your Build in On Budget

Time is money on a building site and in so many cases, buildings cost more because of the amount of extra time that has gone into them. It might be that a bad week of weather made the site unworkable for a few days or that a supplier was lagging behind the rest of the process – whatever it is, it costs. But this isn’t the only way your budget

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The 4 Corners You Must Never Cut For Success In Your SME

What’s your business strategy? It’s a question many nascent or would be entrepreneurs ask themselves. Any enterprise worth pursuing needs a direction to head in. Any journey worth taking needs to be carefully mapped out when that first step is taken. What is it that your business aims to achieve? How can your business achieve these aims better than your competitors could? What is your ultimate goal? How will you

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Effective Ways To Save Your Money

If you think that saving money is about math, then you are wrong- it is all about setting your priorities right. Healthy monetary habits can help you save money to start a business and secure your family financially. Your willingness to put your future ahead of your present requirements is the key to make financial savings. However, you will need to be dedicated towards making this habit a part of your life. Here are some ways

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The Hidden Financial Costs Of Growing Your Small Business

The thing with small businesses is that we don’t want them to stay small forever. We want them to become medium-sized businesses, and possibly even big businesses one day too. Growth is seen as the natural progression, and it’s something we all aspire to see. Saying this, growing a business isn’t as easy as it may seem. The most attractive aspect of growing a business is the thought of making

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Causes for increased fuel consumption

Surely, many of you have come across such a phenomenon as increased fuel consumption in your car. In most cases, this is not due to a malfunction in the vehicle itself but due to external factors such as the current weather conditions, your driving style, fuel quality, etc. This does not mean, however, that increased fuel consumption in your car is not associated with a malfunction. Sometimes, increased fuel consumption

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