As a matter of convenience or necessity, using a debt calculator is a fantastic way to save time and a result in which you can be confident. Let’s be frank—not all of us are math wizards. Having a reliable calculator to turn to is a blessing on so many levels. Having combed the Internet, here are eight of the most useful:
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In a post from today titled “Have The Russians Already Quietly Withdrawn All Their Cash From Cyprus?” you really get the sense that the rich will always win and the “Average Joe” will be the one that gets screwed first, middle and last.
For small business owners to succeed in New Zealand there is a cultural requirement to be altruistic, and the difference between success and failure is based on whether you are interested in helping yourself, or helping others.
Small business owners often end up wanting to (or wishing they could) quit their business. There are many frustrations that come along with running and owning a business, but they don’t have to get on top of you to such an extent that you’d like to quit!
This post contains 9 common small business blunders, are you making any of these?
You are helping a little girl get dance lessons, a little boy get his team jersey, a mom or dad put food on the table, a family pay a mortgage, or a student pay for college
Mistake No. 1 – Not Knowing Your True Break-Even Point. In my 30 years in the world of owner-managed businesses I see one huge mistake time and time again. This is: Not Knowing Your True Break-Point. Your true break-even point:
Two new government schemes designed to improve access to funding for SMEs should help small businesses to grow.
If the term ‘Social Media’ is relatively new to you, then you may have not yet pondered the benefits of promoting your business by using this media.
When starting a business there are a thousand and one things to think about. How to finance the start-up costs, where to locate the premises if there are to be any, how to go about employing people, setting up tax codes – the list goes on and on
There are many ways for business to increase productivity without investing in new systems or tools. All you need is objectivity and a flexible mindset.
You don’t need to be a financial expert to see that the economy is struggling. Disposable income is dwindling for many households struggling with rising food costs, energy bills and below-inflation pay rises, pay freezes or even cuts.
Excerpt from Business Mechanics, a book for all small business owners by Jerome Jacobs. What you will learn in this chapter – What kinds of things you can (and should) systematise. – How to go about systematising your business. – The importance of evolving your systems as your business changes and grows.
New Zealand relies heavily upon a low dollar to make our exports affordable around the world. It is for this reason that we are hearing a phrase constantly repeated like some arcane mantra in media and professionals around New Zealand that ‘The New Zealand dollar must drop for the good of New Zealand’ but I disagree.
Pick up a paper, flick on the TV, tune in your DAB…what you’re likely to be greeted with a myriad of bad news, especially with regards to the economy. The tumultuous economic times we’re in have shown no mercy, taking huge brands, investment banks and even entire countries to the brink of financial ruin.
‘Cloud computing’. It’s a bit of buzzword at the moment. Even if you’re not the most techy you’ll have probably come across the term, such is its growing prominence in the IT industry.
‘Time is money’ is an age old mantra you’ll have probably heard time and time again. As with many of these age old mantras there’s got to be a grain of truth in it. Why else would it have lasted so long?
How you are perceived is much more important than how you think you are coming across, especially when you decide to take a leadership role in the small business community. Someone surprised me by nominating me as a 2011 Small Business Influencer for North America”. I was flattered and when I came in 76th in the popular vote, that was nice, too.