Tax time is here again! What do you need to know about tax deductions when doing business as a home-based sole proprietor? You may be thinking, “I’ll hire an accountant or go to one of those tax preparation kiosks in the mall,” or “I’ll just use one of those computerized tax software programs.” Whatever your […]
Do you know the difference between a business plan and a business proposal? These are two very different business documents, each serving a distinct purpose. Be sure you’re using the correct type of document to get the results you want.
The number one reason why all businesses online and off-line fail, is probable because the owners overestimate how much money they have to spend. Many owners will spend more money than the business is making and will eventually fall apart. Many businesses that fail do not know how to manage their money properly and make […]
When was the last time you gave your personal finances a Check-Up? Since financial planning is such an important component of our lives, I think it is good to step back, at least once a year and give your finances a Check-Up. If you wonder how in the world to do that, I’ll make it […]
During a recent period of the fretted PC breakdown, I came to realize that I took my computer for granted. I thought the high tech machine would never let me down and I was never further from the truth. Just when I thought things were going smoothly, “BANG”, I was in deep trouble.
Many pieces have been written about Moms making the transition from the workforce to working at home. Warnings about adjusting to the daily solitude and withdrawl from public life, accompanied by well meaning advice on how to begin a work at home career, have proven to help make the transition as easier for many women. […]
Do you really know if your career is right for you? Just because it’s been something you’ve been doing day-in and day-out for years doesn’t mean it is what you should be doing. It just makes it habit. It’s a job, but is it a career for life? Do you feel satisfied at the end […]
Many people just look for another job, find one and get back into the rat-race, all the while anxiously monitoring the financial performance of their new employer, hoping they won’t get laid off again. For many, this is just the way the world works. And it always will be as long as they continue to […]
Women are leapfrogging men into the classroom at the nation’s largest university system, redefining the gender gap on California State University campuses in a startling way. About six out of 10 CSU graduates last spring were female — a complete reversal over the past four decades. Some campuses, like Dominguez Hills and Stanislaus, have almost […]