Are You Covering All Expense Bases?

Step It Up VA Coaching

As entrepreneurs/business owners, we take great care in setting rates, creating packages and tracking the hours we and our teams put in; but are our rates really paying for our expenses? Any money you spend to run or grow your business must be paid for somehow, and not necessarily out of your own salary. Insurance: If you carry any sort of business insurance, or if you have extra homeowners or renters insurance to cover equipment losses, count it as an expense.

7 Tips on How to Find Cheap Flight Deals and Discounts

Dumb Little Man

We all have that one friend who’s never more than two weeks away from his next sunny holiday, yet he doesn’t have a huge salary or mountains of credit card debt. Speak to a travel agent. If in doubt, you can always speak to a travel agent. Money Travel

2020 152

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

5 Important Tips on Sharing Finances in Marriage

Dumb Little Man

Be honest and open with each other regarding your monthly salary, side income, as well as your expenses. Short-term goals deal with how much money is allocated to cover your monthly expenses, hobbies, travel budget, and things you want to buy. Which expenses can you cut?

2020 199

7 Ways to Live Within Your Means

Dumb Little Man

It is a struggle to battle out bills, rent, food, social life, and maybe travel expenses too. Unfortunately, this lifestyle is not possible with a limited salary. Bringing a home-cooked lunch and even some snacks to work can help reduce your food expenses, especially if you tend to splurge on overpriced meals. Aside from tracking your usual expenses, at the end of the month, you can see how much you’ve spent in the past week or month. Review recurring expenses.

2017 170

Are assistants overqualified?

Practically Perfect PA

It has been really interesting reading all of the different job descriptions, the skills that are required and the salaries attached to different levels of the role. I have just spent the last hour looking through jobs that are currently available to assistants.

2015 269

10 Ways Your Life Improves When You Become a Freelancer

Dumb Little Man

As a salaried employee, it doesn’t matter whether you work 40 hours a week or 60. As a freelance, you are free to work wherever you want – even if it’s from your hotel room while you’re on an extended Caribbean vacation or while you’re traveling the country in an RV.

2017 199

How Big Corporations Are Cutting Their Energy Usage

Eco-Office Gals

Plus, being that the businesses involved are required to cover the interns’ salaries (traditionally, fellowships do have money involved) and travel expenses, as the EDF is showing them how to save their resources, they are not losing any of their own in the process.

2013 170

Featured Soloist Kathleen Moore: “Get People to Help You”

The Solopreneur Life

In making the decision to leave my secure job in higher ed with its benefits and good salary, my husband and I agreed to dial our lifestyle back several notches. Build up your savings so you have a cushion to reduce the pressure of daily living expenses once you begin your business.

2012 216

Why Lateral Moves Can be a Smart Career Strategy

On The Job

With the challenging job market of the past five years, many who have expensive business degrees report they can't get more than entry-level jobs. While the salary may be less with a small employer, the experience "may be worth it in the long run," she says.

2013 247

5 tips for Being a Freelance Worker

On The Job

When employers hire a temp for a full-time position, they often offer a higher salary than if making an outside hire. In addition, many employers will pay some living expenses if you're asked to relocate or travel for a temporary assignment.

2011 175

Administrative Assistant Job Descriptions

Administrative Arts

Making Travel Arrangements and Compiling Expense Reports. I have occasionally made personal reservations, booked personal travel, and even picked up dry cleaning for my boss, but these were exceptions rather than the rule. If you are in a corporate environment and these personal duties are a regular occurrence, though, it could be considered a misuse of company funds, namely your salary.

2010 52

Free Blog Posts | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

How kids REALLY have total recall – Today’s Humor of the Day Reply John Bardos ( @jetsetcitizen ) December 7, 2009 at 6:19 am Bloggers like us are not offering free content, the articles are a marketing expense to get readers to pay attention to what we have to say. Travel Zen: How To Avoid Making Your Vacation Seem Like Work Reply Jack Busch ( @anthrocopy ) December 7, 2009 at 7:54 am Sorry – with all that being said, I would totally pay an occasional buck for a good read.

2009 56

Is Your Education Useless? | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

I don’t care how you do it, campus, traveling or from home, but you WILL go. Besides, as I was told when I was looking at the dismal entry-level salaries being offered when I graduated, and my Dad was wondering aloud why he had paid $$$ for a degree that wouldn’t get me much more than minimum wage (I wanted to go into book publishing, go figure), I shared the quote I got from the university’s job office.

2009 53