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Best Money Tips: Be a Tourist in Your Own Town

Today we found some amazing articles on how to be a tourist in your own town, things worth haggling over, and surviving an apartment sale.

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How to Get People to Work for You Cheap (or Free)

There are several ways you can still get quality people to work for you for very little, or deferred payment, or even free.

How to Create a PR Crisis Strategy Before You Need It

The day you realize that you need a crisis strategy is usually the day you have a crisis.

Does Energy-Efficient Equipment Make a Difference in Operating Costs?

Energy-efficient equipment is promoted as a way to save money for your business, but will the money saved make a noticeable difference in your operating costs?

How to Focus on Your Ideal Customer

Small businesses need to create a persona of their ideal customer — not average, but ideal — so they have an actual living, breathing person in mind to target.

5 Ways to Boost Credibility and Conversions

Self-promotion is a crucial step to sustained success. There are simple ways to promote your business without coming across as a self-important egomaniac.

Make the Most of Your Local Chamber of Commerce

From advertising to networking, your Chamber of Commerce can offer your business scores of benefits...if you're a member.

Best Money Tips: Extreme Ways to Save Money

Today we found some awesome articles on extreme ways to save money, habits of effective interviews, and things to buy in spring for deep discounts.

How to Hold onto Talent When You Can’t Afford Raises

Recent economic improvements may have your employees expecting raises this year. But what if you can't afford them?

The Power of Real People: Using Customer Profiles to Sell Your Story

In-depth profiles of your real customers are valuable promotional materials. Learn how to identify customers to interview and how to best share their stories.

Wise Bread Reloaded: Right Now Is the Time to Get Ready for Thanksgiving

Instead of procrastinating about Thanksgiving prep this year, get a decent start on the holiday and enjoy the season for once. Ready? Go!

Writing Off Losses on Your Taxes

Paying less in taxes can help take some of the sting out of business losses...as long as you meet the requirements.

Best Money Tips: Money Lessons From Mom

Today we found some awesome articles on money lessons from mom, ways to come up with million dollar ideas, and what to look for in a bank or credit union.

Turn Your Annual Operating Plan into a Budget

A budget is a powerful tool for your business, and you can make it even stronger by basing it off of your annual operating plan. Here's how.

Are Your Finances Fragile?

Many households are just one layoff, one illness, one interest-rate hike away from financial catastrophe. Follow these strategies to avoid being one of them.

Why Doing the Right Thing is Right for the Bottom Line

Ethics matter in our personal relationships -- and they matter in our business relationships, too.

Best Money Tips: Beat Rising Travel Costs

Today we found some awesome articles on beating rising summer travel costs, what high schoolers should know about money, and how to get your first credit card.

The 5 Most Amazing Secret Santa Gifts Ever

Most holiday Secret Santa exchanges have a modest max spending limit — but not these!

6 Tax Penalties You Can Easily Avoid

Your money is hard earned. Don't waste it on these five easily avoidable tax penalties.