Personal Finance 101: How To Get Better With Money

By: Michele Thompson 16 Fundamental Truths . We all want to know, “How do I get better with money?”  Unfortunately for far too many, the answer to the question comes with too many short-term sacrifices.  What I have found over the years are these finance basics will help you improve your financial status.  Are you up to the challenge? First …

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Traditional Budgets Still A Necessary Evil

By: Michele Thompson Budget Do’s, Don’ts, Whys . Traditional budgets can be detrimental to business managers and, worse, can undermine a company’s strategic goals. Here’s how progressive companies are re-engineering budgeting into a value-added process. Budgeting is, perhaps, the most despised task a company must face. It’s often a numbers exercise that is disconnected from overall objectives. It’s influenced more …

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