When it comes to planning for retirement, the process seems pretty simple: contribute to your IRA or 401(k), put extra savings aside each month, and reduce your spending as much as possible as you get closer to retirement. Once you are ready to retire, you should be able to rely on a combination of your investments, Social Security, your savings and Medicare to cover your needs.Continue reading “Surprising Expenses You Don’t Expect When Planning for Retirement”
Most businesses use a variety of vendors to fill skill gaps within their company, in fact many of the vendors used are critical to your day to day operations. Vendors include services such as computer and IT support, bookkeeping, or even a graphic designer and writer. Many are key parts of your supply chain, so it’s critical they are well chosen and well managed.Continue reading “Vendor Management 101”
If you’re anything like me, you’re incredibly tempted several times a day to spend money on something that you don’t really need. A diet coke from the vending machine, a coffee from Dunkin on the way to work, or that pack of gum by the checkout register. Whatever it is, you spend a few dollars on it – or maybe a few more than a few dollars. And then you forget about it.