What Business Tax Changes Are Coming Your Way In 2017?

Finance & Money Articles

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

Four Reasons Why Collecting World Coins Is A Fun And Potentially Profitable Hobby

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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

Should You Take Out a Personal Loan to Pay for College Expenses?

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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

Need Funds For Your Church? 4 Things You Can Do With A Commercial Loan

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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

Storage Tips to Retain the Value of Your Rare & Collectable Coins

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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

4 Types Of Old Video Game Products That Contain Gold

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Video games are constantly changing. With upgraded consoles and innovative features, it's common for people to set their old games aside and enjoy the newest options. Instead of letting old consoles collect dust, you can cash them in for real cash. Many people may choose to sell the items whole to other video game players, but you may actually be able to get more money for selling individual parts. A number of video game parts and accessories contain pieces of gold and gold plating.

11 July 2016

Three Times That You May Not Be Able To Secure A Bail Bond

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Most of the time when a person has been accused of a crime, they are able to post a bond to meet the bail amount that the judge has set for their release. While a few people have the resources to do this on their own, most people secure the services of a bail bonds company in order to get this done. Unfortunately, there are times that a bail bondsman cannot help you, and this is usually because the judge refused to set a bail amount.

14 June 2016

Four Times Payday Loans May Be a Good Idea

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If you are living paycheck to paycheck, you are not alone: approximately 40% of American households report this condition. These households include a wide range of socioeconomic classes; twenty-four percent of those who report being in this situation indicated that they made between $100,000 and $150,000. Living paycheck to paycheck means that if you incur an unexpected expense, you often do not have the financial means to meet it. When you find yourself in this position, you may want to turn to a payday loan to get you over the hump.

10 May 2016

5 Ways To Get Textbooks When You're Almost Broke

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Few things fill a college student with dread like purchasing textbooks. After paying tuition, fees, room and board (or taking out a loan to do so), you still may be in for hundreds of dollars more in expenses for books. And if you're nearly broke, that may be out of the question. Here are five ways to get the books you need when your pockets are nearly empty. Use the money you save for your instant noodle stash instead.

1 October 2014

Cashing Out Your Annuity: Familiarizing With Lump Sum Payments And Their Benefits


Most of us will end up facing this dilemma sometime in our life: should we opt for getting monthly pension checks for life or a lump sum payment? 29% of Americans are fortunate enough to have company-funded pension plans. While getting a monthly cheque may seem tempting and a way to moderate how you may end up spending all of your money, you may actually be better off opting for lump sum payments.

27 August 2014