Has The Recession Released Its Death Grip?

The end is near! No, not the end of the world, I’m talking about the end of the recession. According to a survey of over 5,000 businesspeople released in January at BNIBusinessIndex.com business is starting to look up. The survey involved businesses all around...

We’ve Got Trouble – ‘Skins’ Is In

A bomb exploded on MTV, and your teens may have become part of the fallout. The fuse was lit years ago, however. Why didn’t we do anything to disarm this bomb or snip the fuse? All of the signs were there since they were infants, on television, newspapers,...

Successful Investing And Trading

The buy-and-hold theory has been the investing fallacy of the decade. Investors have increasingly grown tired of paltry returns and fear their nest-egg will never be sufficient for retirement. Many have been forced to place any plans for retirement on hold –...

Six Tips To Get Your Teen Talking

Have a teenager? Maybe you don’t have one yourself, but you have a niece or nephew who is at this wonderfully tumultuous time in her life. How do you get her talking? While one-word answers might be fine on some days, it is important to get to know what is going...

Self Employment Tax Issues

It is often the case that workers who have just started out on their own business, gone freelance or changed to contracting ignore some of the less exciting, more boring differences that come with the self-employment way of working. In addition to a fresh perspective...