Monthly Archives: August 2013

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How Selling Your Home Quickly Can Help You Avoid Debt

It’s often been said that there’s nothing more satisfying than owning your home. Not only do you get to reap the rewards of being more secure than a renter, but you also get to decorate any way you like! However, for many people across the country, owning property is a dream which sometimes stands in the way of their being debt free. How Your Property Might Be Hurting Your Finances There are many different scenarios in which owning a property… Read the rest

Mobile: The Future of Funds Management

There’s absolutely no question that the future of banking lies in mobile innovation. But, how do mobile banking services play in for the general population? Let’s explore how people have used bank services through mobile devices in the past year, what this information says about the future of the banking industry and what it means for the consumer. Mobile Banking The United States Federal Reserve defines mobile banking as “using a mobile device to access your bank account, credit card… Read the rest

4 Tips to Stay Organized

Summer organizing, anyone?  I am amazed at how having an organized living space saves time, allowing me to focus on the important things in my life. Anything that saves me fifteen minutes a day searching in frustration saves me untold hours each week in headaches and time, so this week’s post is all about organization tricks I use; please share your organization tricks in the comments! #1 – Shoe rack/hanger Buy a $5-15 shoe rack (or thrift store a $2… Read the rest

How to Get a Statement and Reconcile Your PayPal Business Account

This tutorial assumes that you know how to reconcile a checking account using Quickbooks, and also that you are familiar with Microsoft Excel. I know that a lot of people don’t take the time to reconcile their accounts, but when you are running a business it is a mandatory chore that has to get done. Whether it’s you the business owner that does it, or your accountant, someone has to do it.  Especially if you are required to collect sales… Read the rest