Credit cards going green

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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.

6 Ways to Simplify Your Finances This Year

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Many people’s finances run amuck simply because they don’t take the time to properly manage them. Simplifying your finances may not always be fun – but saving money definitely is. 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. And most credit cards allow you to schedule payments in advance or autopay your account as well.

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

Dumb Little Man

Even though they are convenient, such payment methods are actually very disruptive to your finances. 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. Cash brings transparency to your finances. Paying with your card, on the other hand, can result in impulse buying.

The 5 Important Factors That Affect Your Credit Score

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

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Separating your emotions and finances from your soon-to-be-ex is a complicated procedure. You must take the necessary steps to protect your assets and finances. 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.

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7 Top Tips to Avoid Being Caught in a Phishing Net

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

Productive & Organized

You can easily track personal and business finances, quickly see the profit/loss of the business, create invoices, review financial reports, import data AND easily transfer information to Turbo Tax (another program I'd recommend!) 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. I plug directly into my MacBookPro and use Audacity or Garage Band to edit the file.

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Handbook for Life: 52 Tips for Happiness and Productivity

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  Simplify your finances. Cut down on the number of accounts you have, cut down on your credit cards, spend less, reduce your bills.    Make your finances automagical. Simplifying your finances greatly reduces your stress. 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.

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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.

Small Business World News Round-up – 2009/12/15

The Small Business Blog

Buying the best insurance for your Business : It’s important to pay close attention to the kind of insurance you buy for your small business; otherwise you could face a shock when you file a claim. RBI draws flank from panel : The carte blanche given to private and foreign banks by the Reserve Bank of India to charge interest rates on credit cards at their whims and fancy has come in for severe criticism by the parliamentary standing committee on finance.

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Small Business World News Round-up - 2009/11/03

The Small Business Blog

CIT Group Files for Bankruptcy Protection : Small Business Loan Giant Has Struggled for Months to Stay Afloat; 5th Biggest Bankruptcy Filing in History Free cash for your business : When hunting for cash, desperate small business owners may find themselves sucked into buying books and software packages promising “Billions in Free Grants!&# Small business credit cards flourish as loans disappear : Want a loan for your business? E-Mail me or follow me.

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Small Business Failure – Reason: Funding | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Thanks Rob Smorfitt Said on September 2nd, 2007 at 9:13 pm Is a lack of finance not a symptom rather than the cause of SME failure. Is a lack of finance not due to poor planning, uncontrolled growth or a poor business? Ever since SME’s became the flavour of the day with most governments, suddenly there is an expectation that we no longer have to find our own finance. As you suggested, they fail often blame a lack of finance for their failure.

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Small Business World News Round-up – 2009/12/01

The Small Business Blog

Business owners increasingly upset over credit card transaction fees : Card issuers contend their swipe charges don’t hurt and should remain the same. « Dubai World – British Banks Building Castles In The Sand Interview with Steve Pritchard from hiremyparents.com » « Previous Entries This entry was posted on Tuesday, December 1st, 2009 at 8:00 am and is filed under SME News Round-up. E-Mail me or follow me. Build your own network!

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Small Business World News Round-up - 2009/11/17

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb’s UK Customers Can Save With MasterCard Business Savings : The credit card organisation MasterCard and Winweb have joined forces and bring a 10% saving to all WinWeb customers. « Worsening Access To Finance For UK Small Business How To Make This Recession Work For Your Small Home Business. » « Previous Entries This entry was posted on Tuesday, November 17th, 2009 at 8:00 am and is filed under SME News Round-up. E-Mail me or follow me.

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Small Business World News Round-up - 2009/11/10

The Small Business Blog

FPB and Accept Cards LTD help firms save money an merchant services : The FPB is helping small businesses cut adrift by the providers of credit card merchant services or struggling with the cost of processing card payments. Ideas – Small Business Quote of the Week » « Previous Entries This entry was posted on Tuesday, November 10th, 2009 at 8:00 am and is filed under SME News Round-up. E-Mail me or follow me.

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How To Make This Recession Work For Your Small Home Business.

The Small Business Blog

Given the fact that small business can’t get credit, while the big boys can, let them play bank for you for a while. « Small Business World News Round-up – 2009/11/17 WinWeb Launches WinWeb TV – Free Small & Home Business Videos » « Previous Entries This entry was posted on Tuesday, November 17th, 2009 at 6:08 pm and is filed under plan cash-flow. Obviously not paying a bank would be a bad move but a less used credit card…maybe?

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Top 5 Tips on Building a 6 Month Cash Reserve

The Small Business Blog

» « Previous Entries This entry was posted on Monday, January 11th, 2010 at 7:58 pm and is filed under Business Checklists. While trying to keep up with Jones’ people eventually rack up huge credit card bills and are screwed. do cost cutting do credit control do customer service export find funding grow your business handle problems keep data safe lower overheads manage your time market and sell motivate your staff not to do it!

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Work-Life Balance 2.0 and Small Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

» « Previous Entries This entry was posted on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007 at 9:09 pm and is filed under Work/Life Balance. Carnival of Money, Growth and Happiness #21 | Credit Card Lowdown Said on October 29th, 2007 at 8:17 pm [.] Stefam Venture Files » Blog Archive » Carnival of Entrepreneurs #38: November 9, 2007 Said on November 26th, 2007 at 8:31 pm [.] E-Mail me or follow me. Build your own network!

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