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Associated Press
February 03, 2020 - 3:02 pm
An Ohio man is pondering what to do with the 55,000 duplicate statements addressed to his home by a student loan company. Dan Cain said he was suspicious when a postal worker in Twinsburg, Ohio, told him recently that his mail wouldn't fit through the front door of the office. When Cain drove his...
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This Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, photo shows rewards offered through Chase bank on an iPhone in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Banks want to turn data they already have on your spending habits into extra revenue by identifying likely customers for retailers. Wells Fargo became the latest bank to customize retail offers to individual customers. It joins Chase, Bank of America, PNC, SunTrust and a slew of smaller banks. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)
Associated Press
December 02, 2019 - 12:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — There’s a powerful new player watching what you buy so it can tailor product offerings for you: the bank behind your credit or debit card. For years, Google and Facebook have been showing ads based on your online behavior. Retailers from Amazon to Walgreens also regularly suction up...
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Gillian Burdett
November 11, 2019 - 12:11 pm
A cash flow crunch can kill a growing business before it has had time to establish roots. Meeting unplanned expenses by taking on debt can put your enterprise into a downward spiral of loan payments and finance charges. A budget is one of the most powerful financial management tools you have to...
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ComEd
November 06, 2019 - 3:30 pm
Efficient and effective business operations are key to a successful business. With energy use being a necessity to run most businesses, cutting costs by upgrading to energy efficient equipment can give entrepreneurs the opportunity to spend money in other areas, such as employee satisfaction or...
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ComEd
October 29, 2019 - 3:00 pm
Electricity is a necessary expense when running any business. As business expenses add up it can become critical to take advantage of any opportunities to save money where you can. Reducing your energy use can have a big impact on your electric bill, especially for larger facilities such as hotels...
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Small Business Pulse
October 17, 2019 - 2:30 pm
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Tabitha Shiflett
October 07, 2019 - 11:30 am
There are two types of people in this world — those who think debt is healthy and those who avoid it like the plague. When it comes down to it, debt isn’t something you want to have, especially if you’re the owner of a small business. Serious debt has the potential to hold you back from...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2018, file photo Christmas decorations are shown at a Walmart Supercenter in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
WWJ News
September 27, 2019 - 5:22 pm
You still have two months for saving and planning. Start with these steps.
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Gary Schwind
September 23, 2019 - 1:25 pm
Pitching your business to prospective investors can be an intimidating process. This is particularly true for any small business owner receiving an influx of rejections from potential investors. However, a pitch meeting with a prospective investor can become much less intimidating and more...
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ComEd
September 07, 2019 - 12:07 pm
As most of us do not have access to unlimited funds, it is important to judiciously decide where it is best to spend your money on your business. Upgrading your business facility may seem impossible when so many expenses must be paid, but in the long run you could see savings that will carry over...
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