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.

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. Their responses revealed that people generally feel a deeper connection with cash purchases. Similar to how casinos trade in your cash for chips at the table, hiding your balance behind a card psychologically devalues your bank balance. It pulls you out of the vicious cycle of making purchases and paying interests. Cash purchases mean more.

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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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E-Receipts vs. Paper Receipts

Eco-Office Gals

The process of making a transaction at a retail store and receiving a thermally printed receipt is so familiar that customers may think it is the only way to get a record of their purchase of products or services. 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. 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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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. With the addition of multiple cables, it is a good idea to purchase cable management solutions to avoid a tangled mess. In addition to scanners, cables, and cable management systems, other items you will want to consider purchasing are a shredder, an external hard drive, and document storage software.

Cost Effective Ways to Greenify Your Business

Eco-Office Gals

They are two companies that assist with mobile credit card processing. Purchase Energy Star products. Whether it’s appliances, electronics, fax or mailing machines, Energy Star is a label that you should look for when purchasing things for your office. Greenify. In the eco-friendly world, it’s a word that is becoming more and more popular with every passing day.

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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. Things you are keeping that you don’t need to: receipts that are not for tax purposes or under-warranty purchases.

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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. This would be a great help for specific stores; the one that pops into mind would be having anything purchased at my local Girl Scout council be flagged as a Girl Scout purchase for end-of-year reporting. This would be a great check against credit card bills.

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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.

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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."

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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. In fact, it’s one of the scariest things that can happen to a consumer, and one of the biggest reasons people often balk from purchasing online. What comes to mind when you think of identity theft?

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Beyond Books: Building Multiple Streams of Income

Andrea Kalli

Informational teleseminars, in-depth interviews, or live presentations can also be recorded and sold as a CD or downloadable MP3 file. Package prices should reflect a discount of 20% to 30% of the price of the products purchased separately. If you expect to generate more than $2,000 a month in online sales, consider getting your own merchant credit card account and setting up a shopping cart system.

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Beyond Books: Building Multiple Streams of Income | Internet.

Andrea Kalli

Informational teleseminars, in-depth interviews, or live presentations can also be recorded and sold as a CD or downloadable MP3 file. Package prices should reflect a discount of 20% to 30% of the price of the products purchased separately. If you expect to generate more than $2,000 a month in online sales, consider getting your own merchant credit card account and setting up a shopping cart system.

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106 Thoughts on Overcoming Overwhelm in a Freaked-Out World

Productive & Organized

The Spiral Notebook Purchase (and then use!) Create email folders same as you would for word doc and paper files. If you need to write/send your holiday cards then look at your calendar and schedule it in. Review your tickler file, "to do" lists, Outlook tasks, or whatever you use to track your action items. Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O! Archive Network with Steph Is This You?

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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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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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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. Having looked into the options we have decided to purchase the Interwatch Security system. Carnival of Money, Growth and Happiness #21 | Credit Card Lowdown Said on October 29th, 2007 at 8:17 pm [.] E-Mail me or follow me. Build your own network! Community for small business outsourcing and cost control.

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