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Crowding Out Bad Debt

Short of "payment in advance" terms, the only way to protect yourself from slow paying leeches and outright deadbeats is to have a good credit management process in place.

Smart Web Design Will Boost Your Brand Building

The web isn't the only avenue for developing and building a successful brand, but it's increasingly becoming the most important for an array of businesses big and small.

Don't Choose These 10 Cities If You Want to Retire Comfortably

Unless you've got an extra deep retirement fund (and no allergies), you should probably cross these potential retirement locales off your list.

4 Ways To Negotiate Your Debt When Cash Flow Is Slow

When you owe a vendor more than you can pay, you and your vendor both have a problem. Solve it.

Best Money Tips: Free Valentine's Dates

Today we found some great articles on free Valentine's Dates, ways to build up your emergency fund, and how to save more in 2012.

This guy has the best job EVER!

While surfing the web for some research on a "serious" Wisbread article (to be published soon), I ran across this guy. His "job" is to visit Irish pubs. All. Year. Long. [more]

Why League of Women Voters calls presidential debates "frauds"

The League of Women Voters is withdrawing its sponsorship of the presidential debate scheduled for mid-October because the demands of the two campaign organizations would perpetrat

Best Money Tips: The Science of the Perfect Nap

Today we found some awesome articles on the science of the perfect nap, places not to use a debit card, and tax-saving deductions.

Best Money Tips: Best Items to Buy Now

Today we found some fantastic articles on the best items to buy now, smart things to do with your tax refund, and the cheapest cars to own for five years.

How Technology is Changing our Financial Behaviors

In this interview with Brett King on Breaking Banks, our Community Coordinator discusses how technology is changing our financial habits.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Be the Early Bird

Today we found some awesome articles on ways to be the early bird, tips for helping your child with their first car purchase, and how to be a smart consumer.

Growing Smart: Best Bet Strategies to Expand Your Business

Business growth strategies range from the cheap, easy and safe to the expensive, hard and risky — with plenty of room in between. Here's a summary of growth strategies fro

20 Important Lessons I Learned From My Marketing Mentor

We recently interviewed 20 successful small business men and women to get some insight into the teachers that mattered most to them over the years, as well as the truths that he

Time Is Money. Now Act Like It.

Time really is money. Every second of every day has monetary value, whether you're punching a time clock, running a business, or brushing your teeth.

Food Truck Envy: Should You Jump on This Hot Food Trend?

If you live in a city, you may wonder if it's time to quit your day job and join the legions of food truck owners you see around town.

To Groupon or Not to Groupon: The Cost of Offering Deep Discounts

Wouldn't it be nice if you could run a free online coupon deal and wake up the next morning to learn you'd sold two thousand pre-paid dinners or event tickets? Maybe, maybe not.

7 Easy Ways to Motivate Anyone

Motivation comes from within. Here are seven ways to help your people find theirs.

Best Money Tips: Avoid These Mistakes in Salary Negotiations

Today we found some great articles on mistakes to avoid in salary negotiations, how to turn free work into a paying gig, and things you should never flush down the toilet.

Best Money Tips: How to Prepare for a Road Trip

Today we found some fantastic articles on preparing for a road trip, using your credit cards to make and save money, and getting reduced prices on Amazon.

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