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DEBT: “Something, typically money, that is owed or due. It is an obligation that requires the debtor to pay money or other agreed-upon value to another party, the creditor.” That four letter word brings up feelings of anxiety, distress, sadness and even suicidal thoughts in some cases. It gives people nightmares in some cases. According…

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The Sacrifices As a small business owner, think of the one thing you would like for your business if anything. A large sum of Americans have said they would reinvest in their business according to an article on entrepreneur.com. In fact, according to the survey as noted in the article of 400 self-identified small business…

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Have you ever attempted to accept a creedit card for payment, insert the chip and or swipe the card at the payment terminal and it not be accepted? Not as in declined, but as in ‘Unable to read’? Odds are, you, like many other business owners, have faced this scenario at least once if not…

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You go to a new barbershop, ask how much it costs for a haircut and when informed of the price, you say “Okay, sounds reasonable.” You sit back and get your haircut and when finished, you pull out your credit card to pay and the barber looks at you and says, “Oh sorry, cash only…There’s…

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You want to spend one week on an All-Inclusive vacation to a 5-star resort in the Caribbean. However, when you look at the prices for a trip there, you see that the average cost for such a trip is $4,000.00 according to www.oyster.com. Sounds like a lot to set aside for that trip. Sounds like…

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There are many ideas that come to mind when one thinks of how their business is secured. An accounting firm may have files stored on an encrypted drive. A bank may have a security guard stand outside to deter criminals. Surely you may know of more ways to secure your business. Were you aware however…

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There are many ways to lose money. In all likelihood, it’s not something you’d want to think about. You have fraud, theft, employee turnover, benefits, loss or damage of inventory, account fees, fraudulent checks, fake cash, etc. As a small business owner, making money is a likely a top priority for you and so none…

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Right next to my job is a convenience shop that sells snacks, non-alcoholic drinks, and little things you may need like chapstick and band-aids. One day I had a sweet tooth so I went next door to buy goodies to munch on throughout the day. After getting my items, I pulled out my debit card…

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Someone walks into your store, looks around at a few things, picks up something and heads to the register. On their way up, they see a sign, stop, look around and then place their item back on the shelf and walk out without making a purchase. What caught their eye? What deterred them from making…

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