Archive | October, 2010

Tax Debt-Don’t Expect to Settle for Pennies

It’s easy to get behind on taxes. Jobs are lost, you draw unemployment, or your business is off so you use your estimate money or what you’ve collected in withholding to operate on. They next thing you know, you have a big tax debt. And it’s growing every day. Then you see an ad on […]

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USING TECHNOLOGY FOR CLIENT SERVICE

Think about FedEx or UPS.  Isn’t it great to track your order on-line?  You know exactly when it is going to be delivered to your home or business.  If you have done this, you know that sometimes it takes many detours to reach you.  Of course, UPS has an app for that! So, does FedEx. […]

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Earnings Estimates as a Control Mechanism, Flawed as they are

Why does the stock market pay so much attention to earnings estimates?  Don’t earnings estimates embody the worst type of analysis of stocks on Wall Street? There is some truth to the thought above.  After all, earnings estimates eliminate all one-time charges.  Now, that makes sense in the short run, but not in the long […]

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Bootstrap for Slow-Growth or Raise Equity to Accelerate

There is a lot of talk and content on the internet about “bootstrapping.” I had an interesting experience with this just last week. A company is looking to roll-out an innovative business model in a very competitive online business space. One partner in the business wants to grow slowly, gaining customers slowly and using the […]

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