How Do I Manage My Expenses After Getting Married?

Dumb Little Man

But there are some tricky avenues of a new marriage to tackle, such as learning to live with each other’s house-habits. Markdown your shared monthly income as well as a list of your monthly expenses. Learn how to problem-solve effectively.

The Cost of Email Phishing

Dumb Little Man

Phishing Attacks Are Very Common — And Very Costly. There are several very common forms of phishing attacks: 41% are credentialing attacks in which hackers try to gain access to the target’s usernames and passwords, costing $400 per account to clean up.

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How to Cut Down Expenses While Living In A Big City

Dumb Little Man

If you live in a big city, your cost of living could get even higher in 2018. Cities all over the US are seeing record-breaking increases in living costs , making personal budgeting more difficult than ever. For city-dwellers, high expenses come with the territory. A study conducted by Zillow and 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.

2018 160

Using Machine Learning and AI for Productivity In The Workplace

Dumb Little Man

However, it can be expensive. AI tools such as Deloitte’s LaborWise can provide managers with analytics to recognize high-cost locations, roadblocks and even supply information about which departments are overworked or understaffed. Learning with AI.

2020 177

Webinar Employee Expense Reimbursements: Compliance Workshop

Office Dynamics

Get educated now on the new rules of employee expense reimbursements! Employee Expense Reimbursements: Compliance Workshop. The legal and financial risks of mishandling employee expense reimbursements have spiked in recent years. View this online.

How to Learn Anything Online for Free

Dumb Little Man

The first thing most people worry about when they want to learn something is money. The problem is these books and courses can be expensive. The good news is, in most cases, learning anything doesn’t have to cost you a cent.

2016 207

Information Is Cheap, Action Is Expensive

Brilliantly Better

Information, on the other side, was very expensive. Information is no longer confined within thick walls, we can learn everything we want about everything we can imagine. Information is extremely accessible, while action seems to became the most expensive merchandise in the world. It won’t cost you more time or resources than any of those dozens if meaningless – yet incredibly rewarding from a psychological point of view – interactions on Facebook you have anyway.

Dealing with a Job Loss: Cutting Back Expenses

Simple Productivity Blog

--> Home Get Updates Ebooks Free Stuff Donate About Contact Me Get Free Updates: Via RSS | Via Email | Productivity Simplification Balance Life Design Organization Clutter Dealing with a Job Loss: Cutting Back Expenses Posted on August 25, 2010 by LJ Earnest Welcome to Simple Productivity Blog!

Get Organized: How a Messy Car Costs You (and How a Tidy One Saves.

Get Organized!

Organizing Tips | Organizing Products | Organizing Services Thursday, February 11, 2010 Get Organized: How a Messy Car Costs You (and How a Tidy One Saves You Money) Youve probably thought about how clutter in your home and office costs you resources like time and money. But have you ever considered that a cluttered car costs you as well? Especially where gasoline expenses are concerned.

2010 40

The Trend Towards US Manufacturing

Small Business Labs

 discusses the increasing and hidden costs of manufacturing in China, resulting in manufacturing in the U.S. becoming more cost effective.   The increasing and hidden costs of off-shore manufacturing.   Increases in shipping costs over the next decade. 

2010 255

WinWeb's Free Online Accounting Software Now With Cost Centre.

The Small Business Blog

Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. WinWeb’s Free Online Accounting Software Now With Cost Centre Functionality. do cost cutting.

2007 130

40 Things I've Learned in 40 Years


I''ve taken some time to reflect on my forty years, and I''d like to share with you a list of the life lessons I''ve learned along the way. Perhaps by sharing these maybe I''ll have helped expedite your own lesson-learning. Today I turned forty.

2014 114

Choosing Administrative Training That’s Right for You

Office Dynamics

The challenge may come when you realize there are a plethora of training programs, conferences, webinars and other learning events for administrative assistants and executive assistants. Our conference and World Class Assistant™ our very different learning events.

Through the Ages: How Car Insurance Rates Change as you Age

Dumb Little Man

If you own a car, or have ever owned a car, you know that maintaining an effective auto insurance policy is generally one of the most expensive aspects of the entire experience. Learning Money Shopping

2013 283

7 Ways to Save Money while Earning a College Degree

Dumb Little Man

Is the high cost of tuition and expenses keeping you from that college degree you want? It’s no secret that the cost of higher education keeps climbing at a staggering rate as each year passes. There are several things you can do to dramatically lower your college expenses.

2016 276

Personal Injury Claims After A Car Accident

Dumb Little Man

Car crashes also cost $43 billion each year in lost wages, medical bills and property damage. For this reason, it is important to hire an attorney who has extensive experience in calculating medical bills, lost wages and expenses in these types of cases so you are awarded a fair settlement.

2017 169

Assistant Certifications: free webinar replay & handout

Office Dynamics

We had an incredible webinar event with over 1,300 assistants registered to learn more about why, as an administrative professional, they should consider a career certification. Private colleges may seem expensive but they offer many scholarships to help offset this cost.

2015 261

10 Best Sites for Free and Paid Online Courses

Dumb Little Man

One of the most significant benefits of today’s advanced technologies is the access to endless learning opportunities. Just a quick search on the internet and you’ll find tons of online learning platforms available at your fingertips. They can help you learn a new skill or perfect an existing skill. Because the number of options can be a bit overwhelming, we went ahead and put together this list of the best websites for online learning. College Learning Technology

2018 166

The Pros and Cons of Getting an MBA

Dumb Little Man

The distance learning MBA program usually offers a lot of flexibility when it comes to learning at your own pace and around your own schedule. Distance learning MBA programs are especially popular, and this lets you access your coursework from anywhere at any time. This program gives you a chance to step back from your everyday life and look at the big picture including strategy, planning, and learning how to take in the long business view. Cost of the Program.

2018 141

What You Need To Know About Wisdom Tooth And Its Extraction

Dumb Little Man

Who will do the extraction and how much will it cost? When it comes to expenses, the removal of a single wisdom tooth may range from $200 to $600 while all four extractions may cost around $1,500. Health Learning TasksIs the removal of our wisdom teeth really necessary?

2017 189

Can Vocational Training Help In Redefining Success?

Dumb Little Man

The cost of getting a college education has gone out of hand. People are even discovering that it’s too expensive to get married and have children. The cost of living is soaring faster than wage growth can keep up. Learning Success

2019 204

How to Co-invest In Your Future

Office Dynamics

But I also spent my own hard-earned money to learn and become the best assistant I could. However, I invested what funds I did have on learning and developing myself in my new career as a corporate trainer, business owner and speaker.

2016 195

How to Appreciate the Pain of Financial Problems

Dumb Little Man

In fact, I intentionally allowed it to be more painful than necessary by going through the process faster and cutting expenses more deeply. There are ramifications to our actions, and experiencing pain may be one’s only mechanism to learn what not to do. Money Learning Failure

2011 285

The Most Important Trait To Boost Your Productivity


The key to advanced productivity lies in the power of learning. Back in 2011, I took the time to learn new techniques in Microsoft Excel through a course. The methods I learned there have gave me greater confidence and speed (i.e. The value of learning is very clear.

2015 107

The War On Grad School

Dumb Little Man

For many students, the cost of pursuing a graduate education remains hugely prohibitive. Despite its reputation for being expensive, there are countless financial options to make grad school work. Disney covers up to $700 per college credit and covers 100% of the cost of textbooks.

2018 179

Cloud Questions That Your CEO Will Ask

Small Business CEO

One of the first things a young lawyer learns is “Never ask a question in the courtroom that you don’t already know the answer.”. The purpose of utilizing any type of cloud services is to cut costs and offload data to improve the functionality of a company’s IT resources.

2012 100

Five Surprising Health Insurance Tax Tips For Small Business Owners and The Self Employed

Small Business CEO

Take a one-time opportunity to reduce your self-employment taxes - In addition to the standard ‘above the line’ deduction described below, self-employed persons can also deduct the cost of their health insurance premiums from their self-employment taxes on Schedule SE.

2011 97

Quick Tips for Businesses Installing Solar Panels

Eco-Office Gals

Adding solar panels to your facility — provided you work in an area that gets plenty of usable sunlight — can help to offset energy costs and reduce CO2 emissions. Learn About Usable Solar Hours. Leases can help you offset the costs of installing the panels.

2019 141

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. 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.

2018 230

7 Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Be Energy Efficient

Eco-Office Gals

Despite start-up costs, eco-friendly initiatives can lead to significant savings and benefits. Lower Operating Costs . The cost of renewables, including solar, wind and geothermal power, has reached an all-time low.

2020 130

Simple Money Hacks That Every Millennial Needs To Know

Dumb Little Man

With many of us held captive to large student loans and ever-increasing living costs, it isn’t uncommon to find ourselves with $5 left in our bank accounts at the end of the week and with little to show for it. Necessities include expenses like groceries, rent, utilities, and fuel.

2019 175

9 Unconventional Ways to Save Money

Dumb Little Man

Of course, everyone knows about savings accounts and putting change in a jar, but if you really want to do it right, you need to learn every trick in the book. No one says you shouldn’t shower, but spending half an hour under the shower every day costs more than you know.

2019 218

Saving Half of Income: 5 Steps to Effortlessly Save Money Every Month

Dumb Little Man

Well, here’s the big secret: Although learning to save doesn’t require hours of vigorous training, like Kung Fu, it does require a fair deal of practice and discipline. Obviously, that’s a recipe for disaster and you want to avoid it at all costs. Guide to track all of your expenses.

2019 192

How to Budget Using the 50/20/30 Rule

Dumb Little Man

This percentage might sound too big, but once you list down all your fixed monthly expenses, everything will certainly make sense. Learn about the different ways to grow your money, aside from just keeping it in your bank. Next, itemize your monthly expenses.

Budget 272

Creating More Profits: 3 Essential Areas to Focus On

Office Organization Success

How much of the $100k does the business owner actually get to keep once expenses are paid — that’s the profit! with business expenses at $85k. with business expenses at $14k p.a. Did you learn something new that you were able to pass along to your clients in your teachings?

2015 199

How to Implement a Zero Waste Business Strategy

Eco-Office Gals

Slashed Expenses. Even if companies choose to focus only on the cost savings, the rest is the icing on the cake. If you’re a business leader or decision-maker interested in zero waste, learn how to develop an effective and sound strategy.

2020 130

Medicare – What’s New in 2019?

Dumb Little Man

Many beneficiaries dread entering the donut hole because the cost of their prescriptions increases so much. Although you will always have some expenses in the donut hole, you won’t be paying as much per drug while in it. Most Medicare Cost Plans Will No Longer Be Available.

2019 218

Top Reasons Why You Should Find A Virtual Assistant Today For Your Business

Dumb Little Man

Plus, you can choose from better options at lower costs. You Can Save On Your Operational Costs. A lot of entrepreneurs have a hard time coping with the expenses. There’s no need for you to spend on additional taxes, maintenance costs, and office space.

2019 231

7 Environmentally-friendly Ideas Every Business Should Employ

Eco-Office Gals

Read ahead to learn about some incredible eco-friendly ideas that will enhance your profits notably: Not getting addicted to convenienceHow much does convenience matter to you? Not only are they costing you a fortune on a regular basis but are also generating loads and loads of office waste.

2018 130

7 Environmentally-friendly Ideas Every Business Should Employ

Eco-Office Gals

Read ahead to learn about some incredible eco-friendly ideas that will enhance your profits notably: Not getting addicted to convenienceHow much does convenience matter to you? Not only are they costing you a fortune on a regular basis but are also generating loads and loads of office waste.

2018 130

Should You Consider Working In A Co-Working Space?

Dumb Little Man

They are much more engaging, employee-friendly, and cost-effective. They provide people with a professional and engaging work environment that’s not too expensive. You can save as much as 20 to 40% of the cost of setting up a regular office. Learning.

2018 232

How Safety Audit Software Keeps Your Company Prepared 24/7

Dumb Little Man

Reducing Risks Costs. The US Department of Labor accounts that businesses spend $170 billion a year on costs associated with occupational injuries and illnesses. Digitized safety audit method like software, meanwhile, is cost-effective, faster, and efficient as we shall shortly see.

2018 223

Why Your Organization Should Invest In An HR Management System

Dumb Little Man

Employee training programs range from educational programs to guiding new employees to learn how to use the various features in the HR management system. Reducing Business Costs. Undoubtedly, this software can reduce administrative costs, enhance productivity, and improve efficiency.

2018 231