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Getting Paid 45 an Hour is How Much a Year?

Being a gig worker — whether that means freelancing or consulting — used to be a rarity. In today’s economy, however, many people are choosing the freedom and convenience of freelancing because they prefer the perks of it to working in a traditional job. One of the biggest and most important questions to ask before […] Read More…

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What Are Different Motor Car Depreciation Rates?

Some assets appreciate with time and when that’s the case, it’s possible to sell them for a profit. Cars are an exception because they depreciate as soon as you drive them off the lot–or at least that has been the case traditionally.  Motor car depreciation rates can be impacted by a multitude of factors: from […] Read More…

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What is $15 an Hour as a Salary?: Is Your Pay Worth It?

Increasing the minimum wage in the United States has been a major topic of discussion recently. There are many who want to have the minimum hourly wage for workers raised to $15 an hour, compared to the $7.25 which it’s set at now. Many might be wondering what $15 an hour would be as an […] Read More…

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How to Use a Discount Calculator to Get More Customers

If you’re a business owner, then chances are you’re constantly thinking about ways to attract new customers and make more sales. Even if your business is thriving at the moment, you may be trying to move stock or make up for an earlier period in the year that was slow. Discounting your goods or services […] Read More…

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How Much Fuel is My Car Really Using?

There are two kinds of people in the world: Those who make it a habit to get gas when there’s a quarter tank left and those who wait until the gas light comes on to start looking for a place to fuel up. No matter which one you are, filling up the tank is an […] Read More…

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Figure Out Your Home’s Worth With a CAGR Calculator

If you have ever purchased your own home, then you know that it was a major investment. And, when the day comes and you’re ready to sell it, you’ll want to be sure that you’ll be getting back that initial investment and then some. The question now is, “What is the value of my home?” […] Read More…

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6 Questions to Ask When Considering Taking Out Loan

Say you’re wondering if you should take out a loan. Maybe you’re trying to pay for college, get yourself a new car, handle medical bills, start a new business, or simply pay off your credit card balance. Whatever the reason may be (and there are plenty), there are some important questions you need to ask yourself […] Read More…

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What Does Net 15, Net 30, and Net 60 Mean?

Say you’re a full-time freelancer or you run your own business and you’ve just wrapped up a job for a client. You’ve sent off an invoice and are excited to finally get paid for your work. Then, their accounts department informs you that you’ll be paid in Net 15, Net 30, Net 60, or some […] Read More…

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5 Things to Consider Before Starting a Business

Are you dreaming of starting your own business? Whether you have visions of a brick and mortar store or a company that operates entirely online, it’s important to take time beforehand to plan and crunch some numbers. That way you won’t get caught off guard—or be financially and mentally drained—by the unavoidable start-up costs. To […] Read More…

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Are You Making a Good Investment?

Investment opportunities are everywhere these days, but if you’re going to shell out some of your hard-earned money, you want to make sure that it’ll pay out in the end. When you’re deciding how to invest and what to invest in—whether it’s a start-up business, cryptocurrency, or something else—ask yourself the following questions and use […] Read More…

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