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Receiving Your Tax Refund in Savings Bonds

If you qualify for a tax refund this year, getting it in the form of U.S. Savings Bonds can be a great way to jump-start or augment your savings.

Tsilli Pines: Building a Business Based on Tradition

From that small start, Tsilli Pines has built a business on creating modern ketubot.

Financial Controls to Protect Your Money from Fraud and Theft

Diverting proceeds from cash sales and waiving fees for a friend are less noticeable cases of employee theft. Carve out time to establish financial controls.

Planning in the Last Quarter of 2010

Between now and the end of the year, businesses should take various actions to help their bottom line for 2010 and to get ready for 2011. Here are some actions to consider.

Wantable: Fashion Surprises in a Box

For $40 a box, Wantable sends you cosmetics, fashion accessories, intimates, or fitness apparel that match your style. Come see if they hit the mark with this accessory box!

What Stuxnet Means for Small Business

Cybercrime in general and Stuxnet in specific presents clear financial threats to you and your business.

Can You Save Money by Outsourcing?

Staffing companies, freelance job boards, and temporary help agencies are experiencing record growth as companies turn to outsourcing.

The 4 Ps of Luxury Branding

Our 1920s flying machines pre-dated the Four Ps of marketing, but those marketing points were still integral for growing our business.

Is Now the Time to Start Your Own Business?

You know you want to start a business...but when? Ask yourself these questions to help decide if you're ready.

Why Entrepreneurs Should Care About Google Suggest

Google's new auto-complete search function might seem neat...until it starts scaring away your customers.

Consumer Consciousness: Questions to Ask Before You Buy

It's easy to avoid making purchases you'll regret later; learn the 14 questions to ask yourself before you buy something new.

How to Look Rich on Social Media

You don't have to be rich to seem rich and nowhere is this more true than on social media. Start crafting a wealthier virtual you.

10 Tips from Bootstrapping Entrepreneurs

From finding customers to staying on top of marketing, these tips from experienced entrepreneurs can help you avoid common new-business pitfalls.

Best Money Tips: Netflix Hacks You Should Know

Today we found some great articles on Netflix hacks to make the most of your account, balancing your side gig with your day job, and how to deal when you’re overwhelmed.

The Value of a Degree in Entrepreneurship

Depending on your situation, a degree in entrepreneurship could be a waste of money or the root of your success. Here's how to decide if it's right for you.

Best Money Tips: Free Food On Your Birthday

Today we found some awesome articles on where to get free food for your birthday, saving money on purchases when traveling abroad, and retirement tips for twentysomethings.

Is An Office Necessary?

From some businesses, an office is a necessity. For others, it's a wasted expense. Which is yours?

Frugal Uses for a Camera

A camera can preserve your important memories, but it can also help you make extra income, teach kids about money, and much more.

How to Solve Common Business Problems

Hoping for a better run organization won't lead to one. Take a hard look at your business and start making improvements, one by one.

Do This One Thing a Day to Defeat Awkwardness

Did you just get caught gossiping by the gossipee? Here's what to do to recover from that awkward situation — and lots more besides.