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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.

Teaching Kids About Money: An Interview with Dr. Brad Klontz

It's time to have "the talk" with your kids. No, not that one. The one about financial responsibility.

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.

9 Ways to Build Intuition and Make Smarter Decisions

It's easy to discount intuition — how can a gut feeling be right? But your gut knows a lot more than you think. Learn to listen to and trust it.

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.

Freelance to Small Business: 10 People Who Made the Transition

From writing to designing water bottles, these 10 people turned their part-time freelance work into full-time businesses. Learn how you can too.

6 Mistakes to Avoid With a Financial Adviser

Financial advisers can be a great asset...or the cause of financial ruin. Make sure you get the most out of your adviser by avoiding these mistakes.

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: Think Like an Extreme Couponer

Today we found some awesome articles on thinking like an extreme couponer, common investor mistakes, and cost cutting strategies for newlyweds.

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.

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.

Best Money Tips: Combat Student Loan Debt

Today we found some great articles on how to combat student loan debt, things to consider when signing up for a loyalty program, and ways to save on gas.

10 Tricks to Keeping Personal and Business Finances Apart

Keeping your personal finances separate from your business finances isn't always easy. But if you aren't careful, it may cost you.

How Local Zoning Laws Affect Home-Based Businesses

Before you hang your shingle outside your home-based business, check your local zoning regulations to make sure that shingle is legal.

Best Money Tips: Improve Your Life

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to improve your life, steps to take when you feel financially vulnerable, and when buying in bulk is more expensive.

3 Options To Help Business Owners Catch Up On Retirement Savings

Boost your retirement savings while reducing your tax liability by taking advantage of these retirement planning strategies.

Hiring the Best: Go Beyond Asking Questions in an Interview

The next time you hire a new employee, skip the interview and play chess instead.

Clipped Wings: Can Consumers Fix Air Travel?

From luggage fees, late flights, and TSA screening procedures, can air travel be saved? How can consumers help improve the industry?

Best Money Tips: Overpriced Grocery Items to Skip

Today we found some great articles on overpriced grocery items to skip, ways to make your work day easier, and the best outdoor adventure vacation destinations on a budget.