I like to call "referrals" the low-hanging fruit on the tree of sales because they are a reward for a job well done.
Have you heard story about the business owner who went home to visit her mother?
Many Americans, especially those in the retirement red zone, are facing a new reality regarding their retirement. With most Americans experiencing declines in their 401(k) plans and retirement portfolios as a result of the capital market turmoil over the last several months, many ask, "What do I do now?"
Now that all the debate about whether we're in a recession or not is over, it's time to keep business afloat.
The headlines are everywhere. Corporate layoffs and downsizing have become commonplace among companies of all sizes and in varying industries. From Lehman Brothers to Coca-Cola to Borders, companies are adjusting to the declining financial market by cutting jobs.
Naming the correct beneficiary of an IRA allows the possibility of tax-deferred growth for decades and can turn even a modest IRA into millions of dollars for your spouse, children, grandchildren or other beneficiaries. Below, I will discuss the basic options available when choosing an IRA beneficiary.
As the owner of a business, are you ready to be asked and truthfully answer these questions when asked by an employee?
For most investors, market volatility is a fact of life. Stock prices fluctuate from day to day, and markets ebb and flow over time along with the economy and business cycle.
Fear is a great motivator. After all, it keeps us out of harm's way most of the time - but it can also paralyze you if you let it.
The California court form on which a party requests a divorce does not allow a spouse to indicate a specific reason for divorce, such as adultery, lying, addiction problems or unfaithfulness.
As it becomes more difficult for consumers to manage debt amid job losses and the downturn in the housing and financial markets, more and more Santa Clarita Valley residents may find themselves examining their finances in 2009.
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In this competitive credit market, it's all the more important for Santa Clarita Valley residents to have a good credit score. Your credit score affects your candidacy for a loan and the interest rate and terms you receive on a loan. It could also make the difference between a landlord or homeowner choosing you as a tenant or an employer hiring you.
No matter what you sell, you will inevitably face rejections and refusals, but learning to see "no" as valuable feedback can take your sales to a new level. Regardless of how often we hear "no," it's a tough thing to take.
When a male graduate student pursuing a degree in military history was inclined to speak his mind in classroom discussions about women in combat and women in the military more generally, he felt inhibited by the university's broadly worded policy on sexual harassment.
I've always liked watching team sports. Sometimes you don't even have to be watching a game to know how things are going. You simply have to listen. You can hear the winners.
Not yet using LinkedIn to help you find qualified professionals? You should be.
When we moved into our home, a row of six tall and bushy pine trees provided ample shade and privacy for our back yard.
Forbes reported that millions of employed Americans are switching employers each month.
Spring is here and many of us are busy cleaning out closets and dusting the cobwebs that may have accumulated during the winter. While you are taking on spring cleaning projects, consider taking a fresh look at your finances.
If there is one thing that makes me angry, it is the statement stuffed into my cable television bill telling me that the price I have to pay has gone up.
This past week I watched Brian Tracy's video "Success is a Journey" a total of five times as I facilitated client orientations.
If you are one of the millions of Americans receiving a refund this year, following are several ways to put your refund to work.