The global economy has been decelerating, especially when the prices of raw materials, such as oil, began rising at a ridiculously fast rate. From that year on, the world has been experiencing a huge financial crisis, affecting many sectors, including lowly workers and fresh graduates who are seeking for...
Things don’t always end the way we want them to. Especially when it comes to businesses, it is almost always uncertain whether your endeavor will pay off. There are a lot of contributing factors as to how a business would end up struggling. The economy, the changing market and...
Starting up a business based on a wonderful and innovative idea is great. But sometimes, aspiring entrepreneurs don’t have enough money to back that idea up. The life of a business starts with its capital, if the owner wasn’t able to get enough, then the whole operation and structure...
If you’re a business owner then I’m pretty sure you know how stressful the taxing season is. It is that period of the year where you have to compile all your important documents including your receipts, finance records and social security number to be able to pay your dues....
Checks have for a long time been part of our business fabric. The convenience of using checks has seen their use moving beyond just business use into the personal realm. Is there, therefore, a difference between personal checks and business checks? Aren’t they both just paper instructions to the...
  One of the most important things to consider when availing a mortgage is the mortgage rate. Most of us do not realize that a small difference in interest rates could sum up to thousands of dollars annually. So, it is crucial that you make sure to have the best...
Crowdfunding has become a very popular way to raise capital, thanks to sites like Kickstarter. However, there is this misconception that it’s a quick way to accumulate money. On the contrary, only about less than a third are able to reach their desired goal – fundraising websites like Kickstarter...
Most people these days are almost always looking for things that can help them get more money so they can pay their bills and afford their luxuries. Well, no one can blame anyone though. Mainly because having a hefty amount of money is basically any sane person’s dream. But...
When it comes to small business transactions, sadly gone are the days of paying with checks, all though writing checks for everyday use such as paying rent and bills is still a very big industry, boht professionally and personally. However, small businesses usually rely on on-time and full payments, in...
Alphabet Inc., Google’s parent company earlier last week got into bed with Kenya’s telecommunications heavyweight, Safaricom. As of the 19th of February 2018, Google made it possible for Kenyans to access the paid for applications on the Google Play store by accepting M-Pesa as a viable payment option. The move...