Monthly Archive:: July 2013

What’s The Relationship Between Liquidity and Small Cap Value Stocks?

Generally speaking, small cap value stocks aren’t the most glamorous stock picks. They’re not brand names that you’re going to brag to your friends about at cocktail parties. The term “small cap” derives from having a comparatively small market capitalization, meaning that they are companies with fewer shares on the market than major corporations like [&hellip

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First Impressions: How To Create A Welcoming Waiting Room

When clients are sitting in a lobby waiting to see their lawyer, dentist or doctor, their minds may begin to wander. They may think about worst-case scenarios, bad news, costly procedures – and by the time their appointment begins, they’re agitated and nervous. Some of that client angst can be alleviated with the use of [&hellip

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Your Fall House Cleaning To-Do List

Fall is a season of renewal just as much as spring, although in the fall we’re looking forward to events like the upcoming holidays and to hunkering down for the winter. Early fall is an ideal time to do some inventory around your house, and to get some cleaning tasks out of the way while [&hellip

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What You Need To Know About Fixed Rate Mortgages

Chances are, if you are thinking about buying a home, you need a mortgage. It is a costly purchase that few can afford outright. There are two basic types of mortgage products on the market—the fixed rate mortgage and the adjustable rate mortgage. The former is the more popular option for a variety of reasons. [&hellip

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5 Tips For Reusing Your Christmas Tree

June 25, a.k.a. Half Christmas Day, probably got you thinking about your real Christmas plans for this year. It’s fun looking forward to decorating the tree and sipping hot chocolate by the fire. But for those trying to live a green lifestyle, it’s hard to justify buying or chopping down a tree that’ll be used [&hellip

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How The EOBR Mandate Affects Businesses

Congress recently started making preparations for the EOBR mandate, a law that requires freight companies to install electronic onboard recorders in each truck. While the mandate won’t go into effect for a few more years, freight companies should start preparing now so they’re not penalized when it’s time to enforce the law. But the EOBR [&hellip

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Building Your Company From The Outside In: How To Upgrade Your Landscaping

It has been said that you never have a second chance to make a first impression, and that certainly holds true with first-time visitors to your business. Your storefront says a lot about what you do as a company, as well as your business practices and the pride you take in your work. With that [&hellip

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Your Business Card Is The First Step To Conversion

Traditional business cards aren’t worthless. In this hyped-up, logged-in, always-on society, some people think that old-fashioned dead-tree business cards are about as useful as a slide rule. That would be nearly accurate if you think of business cards only as a way to give people your contact information. However, modern business cards can and should [&hellip

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6 Tips For Redecorating Your Office On A Budget

If you’re looking to lift the creativity factor at your business, inspire great ideas among your staff or just boost office morale, an office decor update is a great place to start. Whether you’re thinking of doing a major overhaul or just making a few tweaks, changing the look and feel of your professional workspace [&hellip

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How To Properly Prepare For A Business Trip

Planning a business trip is not for the weak, let alone planning one that takes place in another country. There are considerably more worries than regular travel – getting to meetings on time, remembering to pack necessary business items and coordinating transportation, to name a few. Here are some tips for planning a smooth business [&hellip

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