Robert Mims of Greenfield, Wis., says he works two jobs to make the car
payments on a 2005 Ford Taurus he bought four years ago for about
$13,000. The payments — about $17,000 so far — already amount to more
than what the car is worth, but he's nowhere near paying off his car
Work, family and other commitments can take a huge chunk out of your
day. Learning how to manage your time is an essential skill when trying
to successfully navigate through the maze of tasks and other items on
your daily to-do list. Here are seven timely tips for improving time
management and making the most out of your work day.
Starting a business comes with many challenges. Information Technology
professionals have their own unique hurdles to surmount when striking
out on their own. TNJ.com recently talked to Boyd Stephens, Director
of the Black Data Processors Association’s (BDPA) Entrepreneurs
It’s no secret that interest-only loan payments are a big draw for a
lot of people, especially entrepreneurs and individuals who work on
commission. But are interest-only loans right for the small business
owner? Perhaps, but the loans are often risky and frequently have some
uncompromising caveats attached to them.
The adage of “you have my word,” may soon be replaced with something
akin to “you have my bond”, especially when it comes to small minority
and women business enterprises (M/WBE’s) hoping to land multi million
dollar state and federal contracts.
As a PAL little league coach in the 80’s, I was amazed at how many of
our players (my son included, who is now 27, married and a father),
were such big fans of Hall of Fame Chicago Bulls guard Michael Jordan -
especially making it a point to discuss the amount of money he and
other NBA all-stars were paid playing a game.
Since taking the helm of the Small Business Administration last April,
businesswoman Karen Mills has drawn praise for aggressive moves to try
to boost lending to small firms amid a deep economic downturn.