Event Budget Health Check

Practically Perfect PA

One of the most important tools to control any event is the event budget. Despite it being just a humble document the budget is what underpins every successful event. It’s normally just a simple excel spreadsheet or perhaps its a page on your accounting software.

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How to Budget Using the 50/20/30 Rule

Dumb Little Man

Following this 50-30-20 budget plan may seem overwhelming at first. To do this, be sure to track your earnings to determine your average income per month and budget accordingly. The best thing about the 50-20-30 budget plan is that it gives you flexibility.

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Video: Developing business acumen on a shoestring budget

Practically Perfect PA

Today, I thought I’d share my session ‘developing business acumen on a shoestring budget’ Business acumen is a fundamental requirement for the modern-day assistant.

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5 Tips for Creating A Wedding Budget

Dumb Little Man

Are you nearing your wedding day and still have not figured out the best ways in creating a wedding budget? If yes, then you have to be smart while planning your budget and just go for the essentials that will not force you to break your bank. Although most people will go for flowers, choosing for greenery instead will give you a great chance to create a reasonable budget. Palladium, for example, offers the same luxurious feel yet it comes at a budget-friendly price.

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Ten Simple Ways to Go Green On A Budget

Eco-Office Gals

Without further ado, here are ten simple ways to go green on a budget. . Buying food that is produced locally is a fantastic way to go green on a budget. If you want to stick your budget, consider making your own cleaning products using natural ingredients.

2018 163

5 Ways Cloud Services Help Lower Your IT Budget

Small Business CEO

So if you’re interested in lowering your IT budget and becoming more competitive in the modern business world, investing in cloud services is a great choice. Take a look at this list of 5 ways that cloud services can help you lower your IT budget! Cloud computing is the future.

Money Saving Deals for Businesses: Get What You Need Without Breaking the Budget

Tips From T. Marie

Often, critical business needs are put on the back burner in order to stay on budget. Even so, they can be a handy, money-saving tool in your business budget arsenal. Doing business can be expensive. From computers to apps, and everything in between, doing business costs money. Luckily there are some great ways to get what you need and save big bucks at the same time.

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Client Gifting: 5 Ideas to Show Your Appreciation This Holiday Season

Tips From T. Marie

I'm lucky enough to live in the beautiful state of Maine, which means I can gift my clients with some delicious gifts like Maine Maple Syrup, items made with Maine blueberries or even Maine lobster if my budget allowed for it.

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10 Tips for Better Work-Life Balance

Dumb Little Man

If you are on top of your finances, you can create a budget, make a savings plan, and come up with a strategy to pay down debt. Work, hobbies, family, alone time, fitness, romance, personal growth — people need time and mental energy to incorporate all of these things into our lives.

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9 Useful Tips On How To Get Out of Debt Quickly

Dumb Little Man

In 2018, it was estimated that the average American household had wracked up over $137,000 in debt. Start the 50/30/20 Budget. This budget is a straightforward technique that can help you pay down your debt. See Also: How to Budget Using the 50/20/30 Rule.

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10 Myths About Making Money That Are Keeping You Back

Dumb Little Man

Unless you have a budget set with your partner, having two incomes can make you more careless when it comes to money. Tracking everything you spend and physically putting it in a budget is one way to help you figure out where your money is going.

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6 International Travel Tips You’ll Find Handy

Dumb Little Man

Know Your Travel Budget. Knowing how much your vacation may cost you can help you budget your trip. If not, take the time to prepare your budget and allocate your funds wisely. Browse the internet and find out some great deals for yourself to make the most of your budget.

Management Isn't That Hard if You Remember These 3 Things

On The Job

Your boss wants to know why your team can't work faster, cheaper and with more enthusiasm after he slashes 10% of your budget and lays off five people. Parenthood is one of those jobs that you think doesn't look too difficult until you've done it.

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Live Your Dream to Travel Across the World While Making Money

Dumb Little Man

If you do not have the budget to create your own website, you can make use of platforms like Etsy, eBay and Amazon to sell various products online. “Your wings already exist. All you have to do is FLY.”.

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Can You Still Join the Military With a DUI?

Dumb Little Man

Once reduction-in-force (RIF) programs were implemented to adjust to the new budget constraints, enlistment waivers were rarely accepted. For many young men and women in the United States, joining the military is their greatest aspiration. Serving in the U.S.

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5 Financial Blunders to Avoid This Holiday Season

Dumb Little Man

If you’re guilty of any of these common financial blunders due to the holidays, then it’s time to learn some holiday budget tips. Not keeping or sticking to a budget. Creating a budget is a necessity, whether it’s the holidays or beyond. If you do have a budget, stick with it.

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You think you know Travelodge?

Practically Perfect PA

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Why Can’t I Get a Raise?

Eat Your Career

If you’ve been declined for a raise, or told it’s just not the right time, or been given some excuse about budgets and pay scales…I’m here to help. Budget constraints and pay scales might sound like a bunch of excuses, but decision-makers have to work within the system.

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Business Logo Creation with DesignEvo

Tips From T. Marie

Hiring a graphic designer to create one for you if you are a startup or running on a tight budget might be impossible.

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How to Survive Black Friday

Dumb Little Man

Black Friday shopping isn’t just the start of the Holiday Shopping season—it’s also the start of the most stressful, anxiety producing, budget draining, injurious time of the season. It may be the biggest shopping day of the year, but it’s also the most dangerous.

2018 178

How to Plan Events Your Team Will Love (Without the Stress)

Eat Your Career

An event budget template. This is a guest post contributed by Eleanor Whitney, editor of All Hands , a publication about life at work from Managed by Q. The benefits of team events are well known.

2018 151

9 Signs You Are Doing Your Email Marketing Wrong

Dumb Little Man

Be sure that you have distributed your marketing budget wisely. Email marketing remains one of the most effective instruments when it comes to establishing a direct line of communication to the target audience.

2018 224

Office Design Ideas for a Productive Workspace

Eat Your Career

Once you are clear on what you want your project to achieve, work with your finance department to set and approve a budget so that you know what you have to work with. This is a guest post contributed by Eleanor Whitney, editor of All Hands , a publication about life at work from Managed by Q.

2018 130

12 Tips for Finding the Best Apartment You Can Afford

Dumb Little Man

To help you find an apartment within your budget that you’re actually happy with, we’ve put together a list of tips that can help you navigate the stormy waters of local real estate. Set a Budget. Before you even start apartment hunting, sit down and work out a budget.

2018 162

Poverty in America

Small Business Labs

The reason is the "official" poverty measure was designed in 1963 and defined as three times the "subsistence food budget" for a family of any given size. Because of data limitations, the "subsistence food budget" was based on 1955 data on food consumption. 

2018 156

7 Reasons to Head Over to Seoul Right Now

Dumb Little Man

Low-Budget Options. Though it is true that the average cost of living in Seoul is going on the rise, there are still some pocket-friendly options which will not bore a hole through your budget. Food is also quite budget-friendly and tasty.

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5 Ways To Get Physically Fit Without Spending Too Much Money

Dumb Little Man

Most adults on a tight budget avoid the gym because they don’t want to spend money on monthly membership fees. However, sticking to your budget doesn’t mean that you have to compromise your health. Getting fit on a budget is totally possible.

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How To Choose the Best TENS Unit for Home Use

Dumb Little Man

Budget. Now, this doesn’t mean that you won’t be able to enjoy a TENS machine at home just because you are on a tight budget. TENS machines come in a wide range of shapes, sizes, and features.

2018 182

Top 3 DIY Website Tricks That Can Save Your Startup Money

Dumb Little Man

A savvy startup founder knows the importance of cutting costs where possible, regardless of the startup budget. Starting a startup is certainly an exciting entrepreneurial endeavor. You are ready to bring your vision to life via an innovative solution you can monetize.

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Should You Consider Working In A Co-Working Space?

Dumb Little Man

Budget-Friendly. Nowadays, things are changing rapidly- people’s lifestyle, work culture, and working environment. This changing era gave birth to co-working spaces. Co-working spaces are very different from the traditional office culture.

2018 192

The Future of XR Technology in Various Industries

Dumb Little Man

A Freeman Global Experience study has found that a third of CMOs plan to spend 21-50 percent of their budget on experiential marketing over the next few years. Extended reality (XR) will revolutionize the world we live in.

2018 167

Even More Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint in the Office

Eco-Office Gals

The great part about it is, many of these ideas can fit nicely into your budget. Climate change is becoming an increasingly real subject for businesses and consumers across the globe.

Six Golden Rules for Successful Project Management You Need to Know

Dumb Little Man

How do you ensure that your project gets completed on time and on budget? key milestones, deliverables, deadlines, the overall budget, and more.

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5 Qualities of a Good Client Proposal Template

Small Business CEO

Since not all of us may have the luck or the budget to do the former, we’ll focus on the latter instead.

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Introducing Boomerang Virtual Assistants

Laughing all the Way to Work

We don't want to get involved in any kind of budget work, social media help, graphic design and things like that. I finally launched my new website and am open for business. Well sort of. The website is awaiting a small final touch, but if you want to take a peek here is my URL address Boomerangvirtualassistants.com It's very exciting, even at this stage. Sometimes you just have to do it and quit trying to figure everything out.

2018 109

Will Smart Circuit Breakers Monitor the Grid of the Future?

Eco-Office Gals

The route you choose depends on your budget. The two organizations hope that by the end of 2018, they will have “sufficient field data to answer questions about the functional features” of the smart circuit breakers.

2018 130

5 Easy Ways To Save Money

Dumb Little Man

These days, even getting by requires you to manage your money well – so if you want to save money then it’s crucial you look into ways to cut your budget. No matter how well we’re told the economy is doing, we still quite often feel financially squeezed.

2018 189

8 Ways to Avoid Job Scams

On The Job

These offers also may include names of official-sounding government agencies, such as the Office of Budget Advancement, which doesn't exist. Sometime during your career, you may try working from home and take on independent gigs even if you have a stable job.

2018 130

12 Must-Know Things While Designing A Book Cover

Dumb Little Man

What is the author’s budget? The author and designer must keep in mind the overall budget associated with the design process right from the beginning and to optimize each aspect effectively. Authors pour their heart and soul when they write a book.

2018 169

How to Create a Positive and Productive Workspace

Eat Your Career

You can work with your team, and with the guidance of an interior designer, to set goals, create a budget, and make a plan for reworking your space. This is a guest post contributed by Eleanor Whitney, editor of All Hands , a publication about life at work from Managed by Q.

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5 Innovative Green Building Ideas For New Architecture Projects

Eco-Office Gals

As a business owner, you should consider the many positive impacts that sustainable architecture has on your budget, people and environment. Since the early 2000’s, the green revolution has been underway.

2018 130

More Americans Facing a Rent Burden

Small Business Labs

These households have little to no financial slack in their budgets, which means even minor financial shocks have a major impact. Nearly 43 million U.S. households rented their homes in 2016, which is about 9.3 million more than in 2004. 

2018 187

How Long Should a Job Search Take?

Eat Your Career

Maybe that department lost their budget for hiring, or maybe they identified an additional aspect of the job that suddenly takes you out of the running. This is a question I get quite frequently in my monthly “Ask the Career Coach” sessions. It’s not surprising; people who are in the midst of a job search are always anxious. They want the process to be much faster than it (usually) is. The longer it takes to land that new gig, the more self-doubt starts to creep in.

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