Understanding Finance and Investing

The topic of personal finance and investing is a very big and very crucial one. A lot of investors find these fields tough because do not have a lot of money to start with and so it is important to make each cent count.

Aside from money, the knowledge about finance and investing is also very vital in order to win them. Included in this blog post is a video, which can help you to better understand what finance and investing is. Watch the video here:

 

Thursday, June 27th, 2013 Finance Comments Off

Work Smarter Not Harder – Time Management Tips

If you are a business owner, it would be normal for you to think about the ways through which you can make your employees to give their best performance at work. For you to really bring advantage for your working environment is to devise an action plan or setting goals at work with consideration of time management.

With proper time management, you can work easier, more fluently and a lot more productive. That’s because you are able to properly allocate your time among your tasks whether they’re about your business or personal matters.

An article posted at The Frugal Entrepreneur can help you work smarter instead of working harder. It can teach you some management tips you can use when doing both your personal and business tasks.

You can read the article here: http://frugalentrepreneur.com/2013/07/work-smarter-not-harder-time-management-tips

Monday, August 12th, 2013 Business Comments Off

10 Unique Business Ideas You Won’t Believe Exist

Developing a truly unique concept is a struggle for a lot of businesses, which is why there is often a lot of “copying” within an industry.

Luckily, the best thing about ideas is it’s free and everybody has the capability to think of ideas. Idea is one common thing where every money-making opportunity that you see boils down into. You should know that best ideas pay; the most creative ideas pay.

If you are one of those companies that struggle coming up a unique concept, you can check out an article published by Elizabeth Palermo at Business News Daily. The article talks about some “unique” or “weird” concepts you may apply for your business.

Read the full article here: http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/4781-10-weird-businesses-you-won-t-believe-exist.html

Monday, August 5th, 2013 Business Comments Off

5 Ways to Keep Your Employees Motivated

The job of a manager is to insure that his staff members are motivated and productive. It may sound simple but it isn’t. That’s because it is usual to have employees who are bored, unenthusiastic and unproductive.

Finding employees is one big problem to running a successful business, but motivating your staff to work to the best of their abilities is an altogether more difficult proposition. How do you motivate people to come into work for the day and make the most of it?

In an article posted by Chad Brooks at Business News Daily, Chad talks about how you can improve your employees’ productivity. His article gives 5 ways to keep your employees motivated.

Check out the article here: http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/4782-how-to-motivate-workers.html

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 Business Comments Off

The Power of Starting Small, How to Start Saving Money

These days, it is not enough for a person to just earn an income but he also needs to learn how to save money. Without the knowledge on how to save money, he surely won’t have anything left when his bad days in his life come.

There are numerous ways to save money and by faithfully following money saving tips and tricks, you can save thousands of dollars every year. No matter how low or how high his income is, anyone should learn how to save money.

An article published by Jeremy Vohwinkle at Generation X Finance can help you with your money-saving activities. The article can teach you how to effectively start save your money.

Read the full article here: http://genxfinance.com/how-to-start-saving-money

Thursday, July 25th, 2013 Finance Comments Off

Calculating Your Business Profit

All business owners need to understand how to calculate profit because it is an indicator of business success. Without earning profit, businesses are not sustainable. Small businessmen are vulnerable to changes in their competition, market, products and customers; and that vulnerability impacts profits.

It is really important to understand how to calculate their profit. To learn more about profit and how to calculate profit, check out the video below:

 

Thursday, July 25th, 2013 Business Comments Off

How to Make Journal Entries

Many people are questioning about writing a journal; they do not know how to start and how to keep writing in a daily basis. Also, some people do not know what to write about and how to get started.

In this video, you will learn some important things about journal entries – how to get started and how to fill in the entries correctly. Watch the video here:

 

Sunday, July 21st, 2013 Business Accounting Comments Off

Accounting 101: Understanding Debit and Credit

The proper use of debits and credits is very important when dealing with basic accounting practices. If your knowledge and ability to implement these items is good enough, it will be an excellent way to improve your skills in accounting.

Basic knowledge in accounting can help a lot when having your own business. So, start to develop your accounting knowledge as early as possible. To begin with, you need to understand the most basic yet the most commonly used accounting terms – “debit” and “credit”.

Watch the video below:

 

Friday, July 19th, 2013 Business Accounting Comments Off

10 hardest working countries

Hard work is pushing yourself so hard and it is not easy; it challenges you most of the times. Obviously, many people will rather do those things that are easy and not tasking and avoid work that is hard. However, if you really want to stand out among the crowd, you should do the opposite.

Hard work really pays, whoever says otherwise is simply lying. Meanwhile, the big secret is that in life there is nothing too difficult. In a nation, when all of its people work hard, there are a lot of chances that the country’s economy will eventually become richer.

In a report posted at CNN Money, CNN listed 10 of the hardest working countries of the whole world. The list is about countries that have workers that work the most each year.

You can check out the full report here: http://money.cnn.com/gallery/news/economy/2013/07/16/10-hardest-working-countries/index.html

Thursday, July 18th, 2013 Finance Comments Off

Business Accounting Fundamentals: Bookkeeping 101

Numerous recent studies have proven that the most common reason for the small enterprises to close down within a few years of operation is their poor accounting and bookkeeping methods.

Thus, it is important to understand that a little knowledge of basic bookkeeping will help your business in the long run. Want to learn some bookkeeping basics? Watch the video below:

 

Monday, July 15th, 2013 Business Accounting Comments Off

Real Estate Advantage: Cash Flow

Investing in rental property is one of the most effective means of creating wealth and generating income. Rent from well managed properties in decent areas will pay for mortgages and operating expenses while generating decent cash.

In other words, aside from tax advantages, cash flow is probably the biggest benefit an investor can get from investing in rental real estate.

If you’re interested knowing the cash flow advantages that we’re talking about, check out the video below:

 

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 Property Investment Comments Off