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Temps, VAs, Contractors and Employees: Who Should You Hire?

The options for bringing in some help for your business go far beyond hiring a full-time employee. While an employee can be a good choice in many situations, it's worth taking a

Best Money Tips: How to Become a Millionaire

Today we have some awesome tips on how to become a millionaire, strengthening your emergency fund, and getting refunds when your travel plans go awry.

4 Times You Should Splurge and Hire a Pro

You probably already hire a pro when it comes to plumbing and dentistry. Here are four common DIY tasks you probably should hire out for, too.

Your 2010 Budget Revisited

With the first quarter of 2010 behind you, the economy in recovery, and a number of new laws on the books, now is a good time to review your budget for the balance of this year

IRS Wants Its $7 Billion From Independent Contractor Misclassifications

The contractor model is particularly appealing in a down economy. However, what seems like a great way to save money may be costly if it's determined that your contractors are m

The 7 Best and Worst Ways to Ask for Help

Need a hand asking for assistance? We're here to help.

Don't Let Your Cash Flow Down the Drain

Water comes in the faucet, water goes out the drain. If the amount running in matches the amount going out, the water stays at an acceptable level. That's how cash flow works.

Frugal Oscar Party Ideas

Trying to imitate Hollywood luxury can make your Oscars-watching party cost the same as a big-budget film. Here's how to celebrate for less.

8 Great Businesses Ideas You Can Start Today

Most of these recession-proof ideas don't require a lot of capital, and can be run from a home office.

Finding Legal Representation for Your Business

By spending time on finding the right legal representation for your business when you're not under the gun, you can make sure that you use the best person.

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.

How to Never Succumb to Impulse Spending Again

Trying to build a nest egg? Resist the urge to purge your pocketbook on every shiny bauble you see and watch your savings grow.

Offering Stock to Your Employees: 5 Key Financial Considerations

You can choose to make your employees more involved with your business' future by offering them stock in the company.

Avoiding Social Media Slip-Ups at Work

Yes, you can get fired for complaining about work on Facebook, and even the smartest, savviest people can stumble. Follow these suggestions to stay safe.

4 Tips for an Easy-to-Build Budget and Strategic Plan

The budgeting process is on the horizon. A deeper but relatively quick evaluation of your business could be useful, not only to budgeting but also planning strategically.

Is Your Business Well-Positioned for Growth?

What does it mean to be well-positioned for growth? How does a company ensure they'll be ready when the economy recovers?

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!

How Steady Financial Management Can Support Ecommerce Growth

Steady financial management can drive growth, support timely repayment of credit lines and loans, or bypass the need for traditional financing altogether.

Finance Your New Business: It's Not as Complicated as You Think

Finding money to start a new business can seem hard — but fundamentally, the process really isn't that complicated. Learn how to get financing.

11 Ways Your Credit Card Will Save You Money While Holiday Shopping

For responsible cardholders who pay off balances every month, buying with plastic can mean real savings on gifts and much more.