Category Archives: Shopping for Deals

Commentary: The Perils of a Cashless Society

Los Angeles Times – By Mikki Kendall Visa last year offered up to 50 small businesses a $10,000 bounty to go cashless. Though it is still too early to know what will happen to the businesses that won the contest (Visa has not announced the winners yet), the key arguments in favor of cash-abandonment are that it would lead to more efficient service and carry a lower risk of theft. A recent New York Times… Read More »

The 10 Best Ways for Business Owners to Save Money

Brian Rashid Leaders of small and large companies alike can struggle with saving money. With rising costs starting to strangle small businesses, it’s more important than ever to tighten your belt and pay close attention to what’s flowing in and out of your bank account. Without a team of pricey accountants and financial planners, this can get difficult. However, with some trimming here and switching strategies there, you can get your costs under control and save… Read More »

Time to be Honest About the Fear That’s Getting in Your Way

CARL RICHARDS There is something you have been working on, isn’t there? Something big. Something exciting. Something you have always dreamed of. It’s that perpetual “work in progress” that you tell only your close friends and loved ones about. The novel that is in “final edits.” That website that you are going to start … tomorrow. That email you are going to send your boss explaining why you are quitting your job to be a… Read More »

5 Reasons To Skip In-Store Craziness and Shop Black Friday Online

Tom Popomaronis Black Friday is a huge deal for retailers, kicking off the flood of purchases people complete between Thanksgiving and Christmas that account for as much as 30% of annual retail sales. Whether you’re participating in this traditional buying frenzy to express love materialistically or just to grab a deal on something you’ve been craving, online buying is worth considering for reasons extending far beyond coupon codes and saving on gas. Your odds of finding the exact thing… Read More »