Guide to Buying a Used Vehicle

With the technology available today, buying a used vehicle has never been easier.  That's what all the web-based vehicle listing services want you to think!  The truth is that buying a used car can be time consuming and stress inducing.  Let's look at a few techniques, tools, and tactics to make the process easier, more …

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12 Things Successful People Do

Successful people are an interesting study.  They are very different, yet share very similar traits in a lot of ways.  There are many studies, books, movies, etc. on those that are deemed successful in the world.  This list is based on my own personal interactions and experiences with successful people.  I do not see this …

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Opportunity Zone Investing

If you have capital gains you may want to consider how investing those gains in an Opportunity Zone could save you taxes.  Also, investing in an Opportunity Zone Fund could be a great tax-advantage investment in and of itself.  Finally, you may be doing good for the country because you are investing in an area …

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Starting a Business Series: Accounting Software

As a CPA, I am all for having great accounting records, financial statements, and accounting software.  That being said, I believe far too many business owners rush into buying accounting software they just don't need.  Even to this date I do not use accounting software for our multiple businesses.  There are certainly certain businesses that …

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Starting a Business Series: Where to Focus on Day 1?

It is so exciting and invigorating to start a new business!  You will instantly feel the urge to get out there and make it happen.  There are so many things you feel you need to do now. Create a logo Make a website Print business cards Design flyers about your business Make your business social …

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Starting a Business Series: Cash Flow

When you start a business cash flow can quickly bring about anxiety, then euphoria, then anxiety, then euphoria....you get the point.  Cash flow can be tough to manage when you start a new business.  I encourage taking the emotion out of the cash flow situation for the first year or two by being strategic.  You …

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Starting a Business Series: Financial Risk

Starting a business can be exciting and fun but it can also be very intimidating and scary. Mostly, this comes down to the financial risk involved. When you start a new business you are usually starting from ground zero financially. You may not see income for weeks or months to come. This can lead to …

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Are You Frugal or Stingy?

Are you frugal or are you stingy?   Frugal - sparing or economical with regard to money or food. Stingy -unwilling to give or spend; ungenerous.   When you read these definitions, where you do you feel you fit?  Are you making prudent, economical decisions about your spending and generosity?  Or, are you holding on to …

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Flip Houses for Quick, Free, Easy, Guaranteed Profit

Buy it with $0 of your own money!  Easy money!  It's just like HGTV!  No money needed!  Profits are guaranteed! If the first few lines appeal to you, close this now.  There is no free lunch in the world of long term, sustainable real estate investing.  You can go to endless "free" seminars where you …

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