As a small business owner, you are more than aware of the importance of prospecting for new customers. It is a crucial practice to increase your sales and grow your business – not to mention make an actual profit. In this new digital age, prospecting has begun to move from the days of handshaking meet and greets to a whole new platform – social media.
We all fantasize about the ultimate American dream – early retirement. However, not many of us get to quit the rat race and lie around the beach all day sipping on frosty drinks. For many of us, retirement won’t come until we are 65…unless we take some drastic steps to shore up our finances. Inside this post, we will discuss some steps you can take to hang up the boots and retire while you are still young enough to properly enjoy it.
Cash flow is the life blood of any business – both big and small. Without proper cash flow management, you cannot perform the basic duties of a business, and your company will soon find itself in a world of trouble. To help you better manage your cash flow, here are some tips that will help not only manage, but improve the money coming into your company.
Choosing a financial power of attorney (POA) is a serious matter that should not be entered into lightly. As the saying going, with great power comes great responsibility. But what qualities make a person a good POA? What, exactly, does power of attorney mean, and what are the different types?
Keeping track of your finances can be a full-time job, but thanks to some of the financial apps in today’s post, it doesn’t have to be. We show you how to manage everything from personal budgets to investments, all from your favorite mobile device.
In a previous article, we discussed various method identity thieves use to obtain your personal information, and a few methods you can do to stop them in their tracks. In today’s post, we are going to continue our series on identity theft prevention and discuss some tips to keep your private and financial information safe and secure.
We talk a lot about financial security, especially as it relates to investing, retirement, and making smart financial decisions. With all of the talk about 401ks, IRAs, and portfolio diversity, we often overlook one of the most important factors to keeping our financial security safe for the future: preventing identity theft. In this week’s blog post, we are going to look at some methods to avoid identity theft and keep your finances intact.
If you find yourself facing a difficult life change, you may be considering approaching a lender for a home equity line of credit (HELOC) or a home equity loan. Before you approach your mortgage company, however, there are some things you should consider. In today’s financial blog post, we are going to look at some good (and bad) reasons to obtain a HELOC or equity line.
In a previous article, we discussed what a home equity line of credit (HELOC) was and the difference between a HELOC and a home equity loan. Today we are going to look at some reason that you should consider such a financial pursuit, as well as reasons that you definitely should not. We will also talk about some of the benefits of a HELOC and some of the negatives too.
Are you in need of a little extra cash? Thinking of refinancing your home or getting a home equity line of credit (HELOC) loan? Many homeowners turn to this alternative when a life change forces them to come up with a lump sum of cash. If you find yourself in this position and are considering a home equity loan, you should consider these HELOC tips from North Georgia’s premier CPA firm!
When it comes to funding your retirement, there is one universal truth: you can never save enough. If you have a 401k in place at work and you contribute enough to max out your employer’s matching requirements, you are off to a good start. Have a good investment portfolio? Even better. But did you know there is another option you should consider adding as well? In this post, we are going to look at the advantages of an IRA.
Now that the tax deadline has come and gone, some of us have been left a little bit richer for Uncle Sam’s yearly visit. That extra cash is, no doubt, burning a whole in your pocket, and the temptation to run out and purchase that new tablet or big screen television is no doubt raging inside of you. Before you rush out and reward yourself for a year’s worth of hard labor, however, we urge you to read our newest article, where we discuss some smart ways to spend your tax refund.