Monthly Archives: May 2009

Yes, Virginia, You Need a Business Plan

When you’re starting your own home business, you usually start with a great idea for an innovative product or service.  You might be lucky (or daring) enough to use your own available funds for your initial investment.  Maybe you need some help and will be applying for a loan.  Maybe you have no new ideas-you’ve

Work at Home: Getting the Dream Going as a Freelancer

It’s the ultimate fantasy: working at home, in your pajamas, setting your own hours, answering to no one, and making money doing what you love to do.  But many of us have been scared away from even attempting this by all the scam stories.  Working at home doesn’t have to be a fantasy, though.  It

Top Money-Saving Websites

If you’re looking to save money, look no further.  Here is a list of websites that will offer you free financial advice, money-saving tips, and even discounts on certain items.  Of course, this is only a fraction of what is available, but this list will give you a good start. An obvious one is

How the New Credit Card Laws Will Affect You

On May 22, 2009, a new credit card law was passed.  The proposed goal is to help protect consumers from unfair credit card practices, some of which you may have been a victim of.  However, it appears that even the people who have always paid their bills on time and in full might be hurt