Three Essential Tips For Better Fundraising Efforts

Are you getting ready for that all important fundraising season? You are not alone as so many organizations are trying to fund their efforts with new and unique fundraisers. The simplest piece More »

Institutional Venture Capital

What Is Institutional Venture Capital?

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t know anything about institutional venture capital, although you may have a vague idea on what venture capital is. Well, you don’t need to worry More »


The Challenges Of Launching A Business While Juggling Your Day Job

Switching from a regular job to launching your own business is a very big step and it should be tackled with great care. Many people try to do both things in parallel More »

Family And Friends As Investors

Is It Wise To Use Your Family And Friends As Investors?

Most small businesses need to raise capital in order to be able to grow. The start-up phase is always very delicate. There are many expenses you need to make, but you don’t More »

take a second mortgage or not

Taking A Second Mortgage – Yes Or No

Many homeowners consider taking a mortgage as the best solution to find money for other things they need to invest in. Sometimes they take the mortgage to buy the house they live More »


Loan Terms Explained

The term of a bank loan refers to the period over which the full loan amount will be repaid. There are a number of variables that are taken into account by your More »

How To Raise Money For Your Business – The Realistic Way

How To Raise Money For Your Business – The Realistic Way

Introduction For many entrepreneurs, the decision of whether to start their business now or not comes down to funding. The good news is that there are quite a few ways one could More »

3 Tricks To Pay Down Debts And Boost Your Credit Score

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Credit score rules the financial world. It shows its power when you apply for a loan or a credit card. If your credit score is good, you’ll get loans at a low-interest rate. Usually, credit score ranges between 300 and 850. Anything over 800 is considered as a stellar credit score.

Learning About Tactical Reinsurance Services

I’m learning about tactical reinsurance services this week at work. I have been at this job for only a week and they already have me training on this. I am happy to learn but I didn’t know I would be learning it this quickly.

What To Know When Looking For Loans

Loans are always a good option because they can get you out of trouble, allowing you to get some money quickly and surely. Although savings are much better, most people aren’t able to save any money, so whenever some emergency occurs or when something you need has to be repaired or replaced, you can’t simply go to the store and make an order. You need to take a personal loan to cover the costs.

Debt Relief – The Consolidation Option

When you are in a financial crisis, your first step should be to apply for debt relief. Debt relief will provide you with a number of options to enable to repay your creditors in an affordable manner without becoming encumbered with more debt.

Sensible Ideas To Follow In Filing Tax Returns

The majority of people do not really enjoy filing their tax returns and paying their taxes. As it is, there actually isn’t much to enjoy because it is a tedious procedure that may take weeks to do. Some folks even have the bad luck to raise the interest from the IRS.

Tax Deductions People Tend To Overlook

Tax Deductions

A lot of people overlook deductions at tax time. Deductions can come in handy, so you shouldn’t overlook them. With that said, here are a few deductions many people overlook.

1. State Income Tax Or Sales Tax- You can deduct your state’s sales tax or state income tax, but there are some states that don’t even have income tax. However, many people in states that don’t have state income taxes don’t do a good job at keeping records of purchases they made. Also, many people don’t even know they have options like these.

7 Stupid Financial Tips From Personal Finance Blogs

Stupid Financial Tips

I read a number of personal finance blogs on a frequent basis. Some of them offer a lot of sound advice. Others not so much.

The following are 7 stupid tips that some personal finance blogs offer as advice.