Bid bonds are a way of bidding for a job that a contractor wants. The contractor may be self-employed or be part of a company and is bidding on their behalf. The bid bond process is a way for contractors and project owners to become competitive in the industry. Taking a bid is a serious task for the owner. If they take too low of a bid, the project may be low quality and rushed.
1 November 2017
If you're running a small business, you might stress out when tax time rolls around. If you've had problems with the Internal Revenue Service before, you know how serious the situation can get. It's important to prepare your taxes correctly and file them in a timely manner to avoid any issues that could cost you even more money: Start Organizing Those Receipts As someone who runs a small business, your receipts provide details on how much you're earning.
13 September 2017
If you've hesitated to invest in new equipment (or employees) for fear of potential tax hikes or other financial obstacles for your small business, you may be interested in what the incoming administration will mean for your finances. However, even prior to the 2016 election, there were some tax changes in store -- many designed to benefit business owners and entrepreneurs. In addition to these already scheduled changes, President Trump has proposed a few tax changes that could dramatically affect the way you and your fellow business owners are assessed taxes on your sales and profits.
10 January 2017
Coin collecting is an activity that almost anyone can enjoy, and one of the best ways to enter this exciting hobby is by acquiring coins from around the world. Collecting world coins offers a lot of advantages to those who are seeking a fun and potentially profitable hobby. Below are some of the reasons why you might want to begin a world coin collection: World coins are educational A great way to learn about countries from all over the globe is to take a look at their coins.
15 November 2016
If your child won a scholarship for tuition at a university, you may think your dreams have come true. But the truth is, tuition fees are only part of the expense of a college education. Mandatory fees, books and supplies, and room and board often equal or exceed the cost of tuition. According to CollegeData, the average cost of attendance at a public college 2015–2016 was $24,061. Of that amount, books and supplies accounted for nearly $1,300, personal supplies and transportation expenses totaled $2,661, and room and board averaged $10,138.
16 September 2016
Religion donations have been experiencing a downward trend for approximately 30 years. The Christian Science Center explains that religious donations made up just 32% of all charitable gifts in 2014, a figure that has decreased by more than 20% since 1987. If your church's donation figures are dropping or you fear they might soon, consider a commercial loan. Here are 4 ways your religious organization can use a commercial loan.
5 August 2016
Collecting rare coins can be quite advantageous if you want a hobby that is both interesting and worth the monetary investment. In fact, you are likely to make back your full investment, and then some, if you decide to sell your coins. Coins can only retain their value if they remain in good condition, and this means storing them correctly. Keep reading to learn about some storage tips that will help to keep your coin collection safe.
22 July 2016