Picking Up Your New Car

April 23rd, 2014

Don’t get caught up in the excitement of picking up your new car that you forget to pay attention to the detail. Spot Deliveries When it comes to delivery of your car, the very first thing you need to be aware of, and know how to deal with, is the “Spot Delivery.” A spot delivery

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Smart Tips For Starting A New Business

April 18th, 2014

The many details involved in getting a new business off the ground could scare off even the most committed and motivated entrepreneurs. If you’re thinking about starting a new business, the Michigan Association of CPAs provides the following list to help you begin the process. Stick to what you know and love. Successful businesses don’t

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Save Money on Credit Cards

April 13th, 2014

You can save as much as a thousand dollars or more each year in lower credit card interest charges by paying off your entire bill each month or by using a check, cash or debit card for purchases. If you are unable to pay off a large balance, pay as much as you can and

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Avoid ID Theft When Job Searching

April 8th, 2014

Looking for a job? You should also be looking out for identity thieves. You want to be thorough on your résumé when you’re looking for a job. But here are a few things you should NOT include on your resume, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center. You can provide any of these things to

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Edison’s Tips to Thinking Creatively

April 3rd, 2014

Creativity isn’t just a talent; it’s a habit you can – and should – cultivate and grow. Learn how to develop your creative muscles from the genius of invention, Thomas Edison: 1. Question all assumptions. Don’t accept the conventional wisdom without first examining and challenging it. It’s said that Edison, when hiring a new employee,

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Planning an Affordable Family Vacation

March 31st, 2014

Travel expenses can take a big bite out of your budget, but the Michigan Association of CPAs advises that there are many ways to make your vacation dollar go further. Search for Deals Don’t miss out on the many online opportunities to find great bargains. You can use online travel sites to search for the

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Turn Retirement Dreams into Reality

March 24th, 2014

Have dreams about retiring early? We have some tips on how to make that dream a reality. According to the Michigan Association of CPAs, retiring early takes meticulous planning and more than a tidy sum of money, but for the truly committed, early retirement is possible. Here is what you need to do if you

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The ABCs of Auto Insurance

December 30th, 2013

Auto insurance protects you against financial loss if you have an accident and is a contract between you and your insurance company.

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6 Tips for Deducting Donations

December 17th, 2013

If you've donated to a charity this year, the IRS wants you to know about few things - tax-exempt status, itemizing, fair market value, timing and many more.

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Taxes–What to Stash and What to Trash

December 10th, 2013

In case the IRS ever decides to audit you, you must be ready with all the necessary documents such as W-2 forms, receipts for charitable donations, and other deductible expenses for at least six years.

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