Are My Prices Too High?

Have you gotten questions similar to “You charge for that? Why are your prices so high? Do you have a discount?” We’ve all gotten those questions or a similar question. You know your product or service is good. You’ve seen the positive impact on people who’ve bought or used it. So why are people asking you these questions? You’re frustrated and wondering what to do about it. Should you lower…

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Prepare Your Business for Your Vacation

As a solopreneur or small business owner, you’re likely still a major component in the day to day tasks of your business. You may be wondering what are some key items to prepare your business for your vacation, your time away. You want to be fully present during the time out of the office and not thinking about tasks or potential problems that can arise. Check out these five key…

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Track these 5 Tax Deductible Items All Year

If you’re an employed entrepreneur or self-employed you’re likely giving too much money to taxes. You likely should be writing off a lot more stuff. I didn’t realize the amount of things I could write off for tax deductions. No seriously, you need to be tracking these things and making sure you hand over the numbers to your accountant or tax preparer. It goes way beyond mileage and charitable contributions.…

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Making the Most of My Side Hustle Money

  Starting a side hustle instead of simply obtaining a second job is growing in popularity, and it’s not only millenials. According to the Kauffman Foundation Report: 2015 Kauffman Index Startup Activity, people 65-74 years old make up 25.8% of new entrepreneurs. Most begin a side hustle to get extra money or with the aim of turning it into a small business. However, are you making the most of your…

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Turning a Side Hustle into a Small Business

Side hustles are great when you’re simply supplementing your income from a job. However, when you realize you have the potential to make more and do more in your side hustle than you ever could working for someone else, and you can live for more than the weekend … then it’s time to turn your side hustle into a small business.   If your hate of the commute, office politics, and…

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How the Recent Entrepreneur Survives to Profitability

Entrepreneurship is on the rise. According to the Kauffman Foundation report, the entrepreneurship activity has had the greatest increase in the last twenty years. More individuals are taking advantage of opportunity to start their own businesses. The reasons vary. However, a common theme is financial freedom and time freedom. The era of working thirty years for the same company to ensure one’s financial security is done. People are taking their…

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How to Maximize Your Time to Grow Your Side Hustle

  As an “employed entrepreneur”, an entrepreneur who is currently also working for someone else, your time is even more limited. You have to find time outside of your full-time job to work on your business. Learning how to maximize your time to grow your side hustle or business is crucial. The more time you’re able to spend working on your business and serving others then the more your revenue…

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Escaping the Cubicle Isn’t About Traveling

  For me, they’ve got it wrong. Most of the time, coaches, consultants and other entrepreneurs who teach on building a business to escape the cubicle brag about how they can travel and how often. I was looking at some sites and just started feeling like seriously?! All the pictures of them riding a camel in some foreign desert. Or backpacking in some foreign rainforest. Or bragging about sleeping in a new…

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Money Calendar: A Key Financial Tool You Should Be Using

What’s a money calendar? Never heard of this financial tool? Let’s start here. Have you ever said … “I just need a way to get a handle on all my bills. It’s not that I didn’t have the money I just forgot about it. I thought it was due next week.” These are statements I often hear from clients and readers about their bills and paying bills. They accounted for…

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5 Tips to Afford the Services and Items You Want or Need

  Are you familiar with the common phrase when you know better do better? If only it was that easy. Sometimes you know of actions that you should take to better your health, better your career, progress your money or advance your business, but you simply don’t have the funds in order to do it. How can you afford the services and items you want or need? How can you…

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