Credit cards going green

Eco-Office Gals

With environmentally friendly products becoming more mainstream and readily available, credit card issuers have begun to roll out products, services, and rewards that have a focus on going green. Credit card companies and banks have long come under scrutiny for not doing enough to battle the effects on the climate. Credit card comparison sites, such as www.creditcard.com.au , offer extensive insight into the offers and green reward plans available.

4 Simple Steps to Securely Send Credit Card Information

Office Organization Success

Many business owners find themselves in a situation where they are asked to send their credit card information in order to finalize a business transaction. Ask your VA/service provider if she has a Credit Card Authorization form that she can send to you, and you fax back to her. Put your CC info in a Word document, and send to her via a secure file transfer service like Send This File or Dropbox.

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Facts You Must Know before Choosing a Credit Card Processor

The Small Business Blog

You need to file for an assumed business name or set up an LLC, you need to map out your business plan, you need to do some market research, and you need to spend time on product development. There are a hundred little things that have to be done when you’re starting a business. Among…

Filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: The Pros and Cons You Need to Know

Dumb Little Man

Nobody in this busy world wants to file for bankruptcy. For people facing overwhelming debt because of buying a car, filing for chapter 7 bankruptcy is regarded as one of the few means to initiate a bankruptcy fresh start program, erasing the obligation to repay and giving you a chance to get on with your life. The decision to file for chapter 7 bankruptcy is a big one and it has its pros and cons, which you need to pay attention to. Even Donald Trump has filed bankruptcy.

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Get Organized: Taking the *Errr!* Out of Online Shopping

Get Organized!

Having to type in my credit card information - its just SO tedious! According to SmartSwipes homepage , "SmartSwipe is the world’s first truly secure personal credit card reader.you can swipe your credit card at your home or office computer just like you would in a store." SmartSwipe uses Dynamic SSL to encrypt your card data before it reaches your PC, and then inserts the information into the proper fields in the sites shopping cart.

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5 Reasons You’ll Be Glad You Made Your Purchase With Cash

Dumb Little Man

To save yourself from these inconveniences, try to avoid using your cards as much as possible. Similar to how casinos trade in your cash for chips at the table, hiding your balance behind a card psychologically devalues your bank balance. Paying with your card, on the other hand, can result in impulse buying. Credit cards have interests and companies usually charge additional fees for purchases.

The 5 Important Factors That Affect Your Credit Score

Dumb Little Man

A credit score is more than a three-digit number. It not only determines your ability to pay back loans but also set interest rates you pay for credit cards and loans. Because of that, protecting and improving your credit score is downright essential. You can start by familiarizing yourself with the factors that affect your credit score. Did you know that payment history makes up 35% of your credit score? The Length of Credit History. Credit Mone

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Internet Access While Traveling: Tips for Keeping Your Data Safe

Dumb Little Man

This includes entering credit card numbers, passwords, and other personal details. Switch off file sharing. Ensure that your files are secure. If you forget to turn off file sharing, every person who connects to the same Wi-Fi can view your files. The most recent computers are smart and capable of automatically turning off file sharing when you connect to public Wi-Fi. Are you tired of unreliable and painfully slow internet when traveling?

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E-Receipts vs. Paper Receipts

Eco-Office Gals

E-receipts are easy to generate through an effective credit card processing solution that issues the e-receipt to the customer’s email address at their request. The strategy of issuing e-receipts aligns with tablet POS (point of sale) credit card processing in particular. Costs associated with issuing and filing paper receipts is driving the conversion to e-receipts.

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13 Ways You Should be Using Your Smartphone for Business

Tips From T. Marie

Yet another reason to ditch the file cabinet and move your files to the cloud; file access on your smartphone. Easy Credit Card Payments on the Go. If you’ve ever had to turn down a purchase because you had no way of taking a credit/debit card payment you’ll be happy to know there’s an app for that now. PayPal and Stripe both have card readers that plug into your smartphone allowing you to accept a credit card payment instantly.

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Make Time for Your Mail

Clutter Coach

This means getting it to its final destination rather than letting it stack up on the counter or in lovely labeled file folders. When you look through a pile of opened mail you plan to deal with later, you’ll find things like: bills, a credit card offer, an event flyer, catalogs, insurance company forms, bank statements and coupons (just to name a few). Does the new card offer air miles or some other rebate you want?

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Make Time for Your Mail

Clutter Coach

This means getting it to its final destination rather than letting it stack up on the counter or in lovely labeled file folders. When you look through a pile of opened mail you plan to deal with later, you’ll find things like: bills, a credit card offer, an event flyer, catalogs, insurance company forms, bank statements and coupons (just to name a few). Does the new card offer air miles or some other rebate you want?

2016 100

7 Top Tips to Avoid Being Caught in a Phishing Net

Dumb Little Man

Being phished could result in the theft of your personal details – account information, credit card numbers, PIN numbers, passwords and much more. It could be your bank or credit card or other finance company, an internet provider, an online retailer, your employer and even the government. Never click on links, open attachments or download any files from unknown, unrecognised and untrusted senders. Do you have “phishing awareness”?

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What Are The Advantages Of Business Consolidation Loans?

Dumb Little Man

It is also the only option that will not dampen your credit score. With timely filed consolidation loans, you can reduce your annual payment rates and interest rates. If you happen to have a great credit history, you can file for lower interest rates with a longer payment term. It gives you the chance to use the loan amount to pay your credit card bills. You can resolve all your lines of credits at one go with one large sum.

2017 122

Steps for Creating a Paperless Home Office

Productivity Bits

While many home printers have a scanner function, there are scanner options available that will send your scanned documents directly to your computer for easy filing. It is helpful to have a scan, discard, and file system. If the document is an important document where the original needs to be kept, then it can go into the file section. usually will fall into the file section. Before scanning your documents, create an organized digital filing system.

Make Time for Your Mail

Clutter Coach

This means getting it to its final destination rather than letting it stack up on the counter or in lovely labeled file folders. When you look through a pile of opened mail you plan to deal with later, you’ll find things like: bills, a credit card offer, an event flyer, catalogs, insurance company forms, bank statements and coupons (just to name a few). Does the new card offer air miles or some other rebate you want? Keep Tabs on Your Credit.

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How A Divorce Affects The Debt That You Took Jointly With Your Spouse

Dumb Little Man

The same applies to car loans and joint credit cards. Upon filing for divorce, you may expect your debt to be split in half by your lender or creditor, but this is not going to be the case. As long as both your names are still attached to your debts, they will continue to affect your credit. Take Steps to Protect Your Credit. A quick loan company can help you get a loan and improve bad credit all at once.

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The Hidden Benefit of a Virtual Office

Tips From T. Marie

The two big benefits that are usually pointed out are cost savings and accessing needed files, etc. Don’t forget to change your address on all of your services, credit cards and websites associated with your business as well. A lot of people sing the praises of trading in a traditional office space for a cloud based office. from multiple devices.

2014 123

6 Ways to Simplify Your Finances This Year

Simple Productivity Blog

Many service providers and credit card issuers allow you to adjust due dates to a time that suits you best, such as at the beginning or end of the month. Most service providers, such as those for your cell phone, Internet, and cable TV, allow you to set up automatic payments from your checking account or credit card. And most credit cards allow you to schedule payments in advance or autopay your account as well. Create a Tax Return Filing System.

5 Legal Issues To Consider And Address Before A Divorce

Dumb Little Man

This is the most common divorce type and couples who file this case gets to decide what suits their needs. Credit card statements. Ability to have such files documented will help the union to remain solid and will prevent unnecessary drama at a later time. Divorce is an ugly process filled with drama and heated-up emotions. Despite this, divorce rate continues to increase in number across the globe.

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Best Business Technology for Small Businesses & Their Owners (28 ideas from them to you!)

Productive & Organized

OneNote: My Filing Cabinet In The Clouds. create notebooks and files just like I would with paper, but now it is all organized on my computer. With a myriad of hot spots wherever I go, there's little need for a wireless card, so my computing is no to low-cost, easily transportable, & right at my finger tips wherever I happen to be conducting business. I plug directly into my MacBookPro and use Audacity or Garage Band to edit the file.

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Cost Effective Ways to Greenify Your Business

Eco-Office Gals

They are two companies that assist with mobile credit card processing. Greenify. In the eco-friendly world, it’s a word that is becoming more and more popular with every passing day. Basically what it means is that it’s a way to make our homes, schools and offices more “go green” savvy.

2012 142

10 Free Productivity Apps for the iPhone

Ian's Messy Desk

If you pay for the premium service ($45 per year) you can sync your files too. You can take the note in a number of formats ( Drawing, Audio, Text, Photo,… ) You can add criteria ( tags, a color, the geolocation,… ) which simplifies the filing and finding of the notes. It lets you access personal information—for example, the status of your utility bills, recent online purchases, and credit-card transactions.

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Snail Mail 101

Clutter Coach

This category includes bills, medical forms to file, an insurance or telephone plan to compare with what you have now, information about a product you intend to buy and a list of activities put on by a group you belong to. Be careful about filing too much. Most people’s file cabinets are neglected paper graveyards. Keep files you refer to near your desk. Get a tray to store file-ables until you’re ready to file them.

2014 109

An Introduction to Trademarks for the Uninitiated Solopreneur

The Solopreneur Life

Filing for Registration. Trademark registration applications are filed with the USPTO. The USPTO now offers online applications and immediate credit card processing. These features are actually quite important because they allow for immediate filing, and because the date of application is the operative date for determining priority of rights.

2010 170

The Three Day Productivity Retreat Everyone Needs

Productivityist

Writing out thank you cards you’ve put off. Maybe you want to get out of credit card debt by a certain date. Completely Out of Credit Card Debt—July 15. You don’t want it filed away and when another year rolls by it has collected dust (digital or analog dust.). Today’s guest post is by Ryan McRae.

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The Solopreneur Life’s Review of the New Rainmaker Platform

The Solopreneur Life

And then…shazam…Premise appeared and I gave Copyblogger my credit-card number. Step 1: in my WordPress dashboard, I went to Tools > Export, then exported all the content and saved the file to my computer. Step 2: I went to my Rainmaker dashboard and Content > Content Tools > Import /Export and imported the file from computer. O n Sunday morning I was sitting on the sidelines inside a domed athletic facility in the Twin Cities.

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10 Apps for the Entrepreneur 2011

Eco-Office Gals

The software allows you to speak into the phone and then it writes the words into a text file of some type. It saves embarrassment after running out of business cards and avoids the loss of data due to losing a small piece of paper. Since most people don’t carry a document scanner with them, this makes use of the camera on a phone to scan documents into the phone and put it in a PDF file when a scanner is not available.

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5 Tools to Help You Automate Your Work

Office Dynamics

There is a host of tasks you can do with RoboTask including launching apps, checking emails, creating backups and moving files, downloading and a lot more. With Mint, you are able to manage your savings, credit cards, your checking system, neatly organizes and display transactions and formulate graphical representation. One of the greatest advantages organizations achieves from automating various processes is saving time, among other resources.

2017 129

The Freedom to Work from Anywhere: Living the Mobile Life

Productive & Organized

Square - credit card swiper can be used with or with out the actual card to take payments. Dropbox - amazing tool for sending and storing big files, can be accessed by multiple parties and updated in real time-incredible for working with virtual support teams and staff members across the country. Are you on the go with your business?    Do you dream of having a business where you can work from anywhere? 

2013 142

Tips to Go Almost Paperless - Productive & Organized

Productive & Organized

  I have so many piles and I don't want to file it all."   If your computer files are organized, you will be able to do a search and find what you are looking for quickly. 4 -- Contact Your Credit Card Companies and Utility Companies for Paperless Statements Almost all credit card companies and many utilities have the ability to sign up for paperless billing now.    I have so many piles and I don't want to file it all."

2010 157

The 'Bcc'- Friend or Foe

The Office Professionals Place

The daily inbox is comprised of spam, junk mail, solicitations, marketing advertisements, greeting cards, friendly ‘hellos’, newsletters, and of course, business correspondence. • You can Bcc yourself in an email so that you can receive a copy and file it away electronically as a follow-up on a later date or for informational purposes. Never send vital information such as account numbers, social security numbers, or credit card information in an email.

2010 100

The Three Day Productivity Retreat Everyone Needs

Productivityist

Writing out thank you cards you’ve put off. Maybe you want to get out of credit card debt by a certain date. Completely Out of Credit Card Debt—August 15. You don’t want it filed away and when another year rolls by it has collected dust (digital or analog dust.). Today’s guest post is from Ryan McRae.

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Simplify Receipts with Shoeboxed.com

Simple Productivity Blog

Inputs to Shoeboxed.com Shoeboxed.com will take your receipts (and business cards) in a number of ways: US Postage paid envelopes Scanned documents you upload Email Mobile The postage-paid envelopes are sweet. You can also enter the last four digits of your credit card , and it will organize receipts by credit card as well. This would be a great check against credit card bills. No more file folders full of paper to try and manage.

2010 116

Prevent Cyber Crime: Tips To Combat Cyber Criminals At Your Company

Small Business CEO

Cyber criminals work hard to gain access to your files and personal information. Be suspicious of anyone asking you for bank details or credit card information, even if it looks legitimate. When in doubt, always call your bank or credit card company and inquire if they’ve sent you the email or if they are behind the promotion you saw online. Imagine what would happen if your company’s data was compromised.

2012 61

My Time Management Reboot: The Pros and Cons of Electronic Systems and Why I Created a Hybrid

Eat Your Career

And anything stored on your hard drive can be retrieved from backup files (I use Carbonite for those who are interested). parents, travel companies, credit card companies, etc.) Photo Credit: Heudu (Flickr). It pains me to announce that my grand experiment with using electronic time management systems has officially come to an end (sort of).

2013 143

The tricky world of expenses

Practically Perfect PA

It is a nightmare, especially if they travel abroad a lot and have loads of foreign currency in addition to the receipts and credit card statements. Filed under: Expenses , Tasks. I must admit I’ve been struggling to start writing the blog this week, I knew I would be discussing the dreaded task of processing expenses and as I’m sure you can imagine the subject hasn’t really stirred my creative juices!

Save Time Doing Simple Things that ADD UP to Major Time Savers

Productive & Organized

Be prepared for the Worst - Carry An Extra Key    Keep an extra car key in your wallet, in a compartment intended for pictures or credit cards. Feel free, but please give me proper credit and let me know so that I can thank you! Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O! Archive Network with Steph Is This You?

2010 171

How to Plan Business Travel & Business Travel Planning Checklists

Office Dynamics

Unneeded credit cards. Leader’s notes, folders, files (soft or hard copies). Business cards. Or will the name card be placed in the car window for leader to see curbside? Travel Planning for Executive & Administrative Assistants. When I was an executive assistant planning hundreds of trips for my executive over a 20-year period, I thought I did a good job. Most of the time, my executives were pleased.

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Handbook for Life: 52 Tips for Happiness and Productivity

Productive & Organized

Cut down on the number of accounts you have, cut down on your credit cards, spend less, reduce your bills.  I suggest that you get rid of your credit cards (if you have a problem with credit card debt or impulse spending) and  create a snowball pla n for yourself. Feel free, but please give me proper credit and let me know so that I can thank you! Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O! Archive Network with Steph Is This You?

2010 148

Get Organized: Fabulous Organizing Freebies!

Get Organized!

But even if your bank doesnt give you this freebie, you can probably arrange for automatic bill paying directly with the parties sending the bills, such as your utility, credit-card, phone and mortgage companies. FREE DIGITAL STORAGE SPACE With free online backup storage, you can protect your important files and photos from computer crashes, theft or natural disaster.

2009 40

Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Wachovia delivers positive.

Service Untitled

Nearly every bank offers full services including checking, savings, loans, certificates of deposits, credit cards, brokerage services, etc. photo credit: TheTruthAbout… Possibly Related Posts: No customer service for loan modifications In 2004, Missy and Keith paid $450,000 for their home, Exceptional Customer Service Starts at the Top – Are You Setting a Positive Standard? Service Untitled The blog about customer service and the customer service experience.

5 Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Take Information Security More Seriously

Small Business CEO

Probably someone stealing your credit card info or social security number, right? So unless you’re looking forward to filing bankruptcy, you need to start taking your information security more seriously. What comes to mind when you think of identity theft? How about fraud? Maybe sketchy corporate employees hacking into their systems or engaging in illegal stock trading. Right? You’re not alone.

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