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Consumer Tips

How to Rent a Car by the Hour

If you want to rent a car by the day or by the week, no problem. If you want to rent a car for a few hours, you’ll still pay the daily rate. At least that is how it used to be.

Small Business

7 Reasons Why Your Business is Not Making Money

Your business is struggling and it continues to struggle with not enough money coming in each week or month to pay your bills. Stay on that path long enough and you’ll soon find your business will have to shut down.

Business Services

Pay Up: How to Collect on Debt Owed

As a small business operator, your business lives or dies based on your income including your receivables. As long as your income is above your expenses including your payables, you’re in good shape.

Business Services

Credit Card Processing Services: How it Works

If you accept credit cards, you’re working with a processing service to ensure that the consumer or client’s account is charged and that you receive your payment.

Business Management

Business Auto Loans: The Essentials

If you own a business and you need a car to conduct your work, there are lenders that would gladly consider your loan application.

Consumer Tips

How to Kill Zombie Debt

Some debt never seems to die. Or at least no one has “told” that debt that it is long dead. From the tales of the undead comes zombie debt, what represents very old and uncollected debt that companies may have given up on collecting.

Consumer Tips

What You Need to Know About Debt Collector Tactics

If you owe a debt and have fallen behind on your payments, you may find that a debt collector has been enlisted in a bid to collect what is owed. Your creditor may turn to a collector if its own efforts have failed, a common practice with unsecured debt such as credit card accounts and other consumer accounts.

Consumer Tips

7 Tips for Reducing Credit Card Debt This Year

More than five years have passed since the economy tanked and credit is once again easy to get and just as easy to abuse. What is not so easy is getting out of debt, especially for consumers with restricted income and the attendant limited options.

Consumer Financing

How to Avoid Compulsive Spending This Christmas

The weather outside is frightful. That’s all the more reason to hit the mall, right? Well, not if you have difficulty controlling your spending. Or perhaps you lack control completely.

Consumer Financing

What You Need to Know About Credit This Christmas

Christmas is certainly a most joyful time of the year, with the advent season providing weeks of enjoyment before the big day arrives. And on through New Year’s Day the merriment continues until early in Jan. when the first of your credit card bills arrive.

Consumer Tips

5 Wise Consumer Tips for the Holiday Season

With the holiday season fast approaching, consumers will find bargains on nearly everything. Stiff competition among brick and mortar and online retailers has made price-cutting a ‘year round endeavor.

Loans

How Payday Loans Work

Tweet Consumers in need of quick cash may find that their borrowing options are limited if available at all. In recent years payday loans have provided funding for cash-strapped consumers,