Expense Management Process

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Collecting and processing expenses is not fun. In fact, I’ll go further as to say processing expenses can be an absolute time zapper for Assistants. There I’ve said it – call me controversial if you like but I stand by my statement!

Understanding the Top Challenges of Expense Management

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At the macro level, there’s a lot affecting businesses when it comes to expense management. For example, international expansions and globalization are two elements that are influencing expense management, and also making these costs rise in many instances.

7 Secrets To Help You Make 2018 Super Successful

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You’re going to learn seven practical tips for reaching your goals and improving your life in 2018. Achieving success in one area of life at the expense of the other areas will cause frustration and will eventually make you miserable and unhealthy. To achieve higher levels of success in 2018, you will also want to feed and care for your body. This is not the 2018 BCE. The post 7 Secrets To Help You Make 2018 Super Successful appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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How to Reduce Expenses When You Live In An Expensive City

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Of course, those ideas don’t apply to everyone and not all people can live well in an expensive city. Whether you’re looking to pinch pennies or you’re struggling to make ends meet, here are some tips on how to reduce expenses when you live in a high-cost area. When residing in an expensive city, the amount you pay out of pocket can increase every 6 to 8 months depending on the size of your vehicle and the length of your commute.

What Are the Benefits of Final Expense Insurance?

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… The post What Are the Benefits of Final Expense Insurance? Finance Final expense insurance insurances personal financeLife insurance is a measure of protection that you take out for your loved ones in the event of your death.

How to Cut Down Expenses While Living In A Big City

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If you live in a big city, your cost of living could get even higher in 2018. For city-dwellers, high expenses come with the territory. A study conducted by Zillow and Care.com found that people living in cities paid $9,073 more on average for daily living expenses than people living in the suburbs of those same cities. See Also: How to Reduce Expenses When You Live In An Expensive City. So, how to cut down expenses?

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Merriam-Webster’s 2018 Words of the Year

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This post discusses Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year for 2018 and ten runners-up. However, while the latter term refers to pride in one’s country, nationalism denotes loyalty to a nation at the expense of international (and intranational) harmony.

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Gig Workers and Economic Anxiety

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A series of twelve questions is asked regarding job security, saving and expenses, and general financial anxiety. Marketplace and Edison research recently released Americans and the Gig Economy, a survey of gig workers. 

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Bleisure Travel Continues to Increase

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  A According to the folks at the expense reporting and management firm, SAP Concur, it continues to gain popularity.    According to Conur's data, 70% of expensed trips using Airbnb lodging include a Saturday night stay, compared to just 10% of trips with hotel bookings.

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The New Tax Law: Freelancers Win on Taxes, Lose on Healthcare

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This deduction, coupled with new, lower tax rates means most freelancers should pay less in Federal taxes in 2018 than they would have under the former tax code.   Because of the complexity of the new legislation, we urge freelancers to get help with their taxes in 2018.

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5 Qualities of A Successful Small Business Website

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But in 2018, people are as likely to turn to their phones as their friends to find business information. The problem, however, is that web developers are expensive. Fortunately, achieving mobile-friendly designs in 2018 is straightforward, as I will discuss in a moment.

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9 Useful Tips On How To Get Out of Debt Quickly

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In 2018, it was estimated that the average American household had wracked up over $137,000 in debt. However, you have access to thousands of digital coupons and coupon-specific apps that could help trim down your grocery or household expenses.

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More on the Changing Nature of Retirement

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There's been a recent flurry of articles on retirement, mostly focusing on older people staying in the workforce longer than prior generations. An examples is Harvard Business Review's When No One Retires.

Coliving Attracting VCs

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Rental space is expensive and hard to find in many cities, people are seeking community and want a greater degree of housing flexibility. Euromonitor points to these trends as some the reasons they list coliving on their Top 10 Global Consumer Trends for 2018 list. 

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How to Budget Using the 50/20/30 Rule

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This percentage might sound too big, but once you list down all your fixed monthly expenses, everything will certainly make sense. Next, itemize your monthly expenses. It is important that your expenses don’t exceed the 50% threshold.

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20 Questions to Know Yourself Better and Unlock the Immense Potential Within

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And we do it at the expense of neglecting those that matter the most to us. “Know Thyself”. All of us have heard this aphorism. Most of us acknowledge that unless you know yourself first, you really can’t achieve much in life.

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10 Tips for Better Work-Life Balance

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You can also get a better picture of your expenses and learn where you can cut back. Work, hobbies, family, alone time, fitness, romance, personal growth — people need time and mental energy to incorporate all of these things into our lives. The problem is that most of us don’t.

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10 Myths About Making Money That Are Keeping You Back

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If you suddenly lose your job, do you have enough money to pay your expenses? Also, this won’t matter if the money you’re both bringing in is less than your monthly expenses. You have to take a good long look at your monthly expenses and compare it to your income.

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5 Features to Achieve a Peaceful Home

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People often spend an excessive amount of time worrying about damage to their home or to their expensive appliances. Your home should be a serene and peaceful place, but getting to that point is often easier said than done.

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5 Myths Small Business Owners Have About Creating Business Websites

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Building one can help you gain credibility and trust, reduce your overhead expenses, exceed customer reach, and improve customer service. Many small business owners think that their offline business doesn’t need a website.

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10 Holiday Scams and How to Avoid Them

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Online scammers will promise you a bargain, but your dream vacation could end up being an expensive mistake if you’re not careful. And those who can’t afford a Christmas vacation or expensive gifts may consider taking loans. The holidays are such a joyful time.

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8 Of The Most Iconic Cars From The Movies

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Bumblebee will appear in a spin-off prequel to the record-smashing franchise set for December 2018. At the time of its release, the movie was the most expensive film shot in Europe.

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5 Financial Blunders to Avoid This Holiday Season

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When you have no means to guide and track your expenses, you can go over the line and spend on unnecessary or unplanned purchases, especially during occasions. You have 11 long months to prepare for Christmas, but you chose to cram all of your holiday expenses on your December salary.

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Study Finds U.S. Has 27 Million Square Feet of Coworking Space

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It also Likely indicates traditional office space is more expensive. Yardi Matrix , a provider of real estate industry data and research, has released an interesting coworking study. 

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50 Very Simple Ways to Be Romantic

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By the way, there is nothing expensive on this list, so there is no excuse not to give this a shot. Maybe Valentine’s Day isn’t for another month, but that doesn’t mean you can’t show your partner some special attention now.

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What You Need To Know About Cloud Computing In Business

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This means low costs, no maintenance, and a high-reliability factor at the expense of customization and extra security measures. Replaced expensive and less secure fixed circuits, no longer dependent on hardware.

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More Americans Facing a Rent Burden

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Being rent burdened means having less money for other expenses or savings. Nearly 43 million U.S. households rented their homes in 2016, which is about 9.3 million more than in 2004. 

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Startup Raises $20 Million to Build an Electronics Manufacturing Plant in San Francisco

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It's one of the world's most expensive real estate markets and has some of the highest labor costs in the U.S.  San Francisco is not a cheap place to locate a business, especially a manufacturing business.

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

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Because venue rental can be a major expense, get creative and explore alternative locations. 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.

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What Your Gut Feeling Is Telling You about Your Relationship

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Do you want an expensive jewelry but your partner doesn’t want to buy it? What is a gut feeling? It’s that sensation you feel in your stomach, warning you there’s something to be careful about. Sometimes, it’s out of excitement but in other times, it’s a straightforward warning.

2018 226

How To Protect Yourself From The Internet Of Things

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Manufacturers design IoT devices to be marketable but it comes at the expense of security. For nearly every internet user, security is a top priority. These days, it’s second nature to proceed with caution online.

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3 Key Ways Your Small Business Can Save

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Top 3 DIY Website Tricks That Can Save Your Startup Money

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Hiring an SEO, UX designer , and web developer are crazy expensive! SEOs are inherently expensive to keep on the payroll. 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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Study: Uber Drivers on Average Earn $11.77 Per Hour

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per hour after expenses.    The study -  Uber and the Labor Market  - is based on a detailed analysis of driver income and expenses.  Average driving expenses are $4.87 Our analysis showed average earnings after expenses of $12-$14 dollars per hour. 

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Deloitte Thinks the Retail “Apocalypse” is Really a Renaissance

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More affluent shoppers have fueled high-end retail as their income and net worth have grown, while lower-earning consumers, faced with growing expenses and dramatically less disposable income, have turned toward price-conscious stores.

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Ryder Creates an Airbnb for Trucks

Small Business Labs

We wouldn't exist without the ability to access through the cloud advanced analytical tools that even fairly recently were only available to firms large enough to afford the substantial expense of installing these systems in-house. 

2018 179

Is America "The World's First Poor Rich Country"?

Small Business Labs

Key quote: The meritocratic class has mastered the old trick of consolidating wealth and passing privilege along at the expense of other people’s children. It too argues this group is advantaging their children at the expense of those who earn less. 

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The FIRE Movement (Financial Independence, Retire Early) and Independent Work

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To be “firing” is to slash one’s expenses to maximize saving while amassing income-generating investments sufficient to support oneself.

How To Stay Safe and Prevent Theft While Traveling

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That can make it easier for you to track your expenses and make sure nothing is awry when you return. That way, they can take you to a much more expensive location where they receive a kickback. Traveling to a new state or country can be very exciting and relaxing at the same time.

2018 219

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Car Insurance

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Did you know that your car insurance will cover the cost to repair or replace your car and some medical expenses depending on your policy but not any belongings you lose as a result of an accident? Car insurance can be very confusing for anyone.

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Should You Consider Working In A Co-Working Space?

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They provide people with a professional and engaging work environment that’s not too expensive. Nowadays, things are changing rapidly- people’s lifestyle, work culture, and working environment. This changing era gave birth to co-working spaces.

2018 219

6 Really Simple Strategies for Sharing Files Like a Pro

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Name files according to function (2019 Expense Report) rather than their owner’s name (Jim’s ER). Not so long ago, file sharing was a groundbreaking technology.

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Dog Walking Company Wag Raises $300 Million

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We've also learned there's demand for pet products and services that we felt were very, very unlikely to be successful ( expensive dog parties being one of many examples).

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