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One Merchant Account to Integrate All Business Systems

One Merchant Account to Integrate All Business Systems

Have you found an all-encompassing solution so that your business tools work together to simplify daily, weekly, and monthly processes? If you are using multiple tools for your company, then it is essential that these systems are integrated to avoid duplicate calculations…

Why Residential Solar Power is Increasing in Popularity

Why Residential Solar Power is Increasing in Popularity

The solar power industry is growing, and experts anticipate that the growth will continue in the future. Not only is there a great incentive from the government, but homeowners see the benefits of access to clean energy for their homes. Reduced Cost…

Spring Cleaning for Managers: How to Boost Company Culture

Spring Cleaning for Managers: How to Boost Company Culture

Spring is a time when many families clear out the closets and clean the cobwebs in the basement. As you are assessing your spring cleaning to-do list, you shouldn’t overlook the importance of “cleaning house” in the office as well. Yes, you…

Why It Is Best to Get Professional Help for Payroll Taxes

Why It Is Best to Get Professional Help for Payroll Taxes

Business owners looking to cut overhead costs often decide to keep payroll processing in-house instead of outsourcing these services. But, did you know that professional payroll services could save you money? Instead of worrying about the expenses of hiring a professional, you…

Buying an Older Home: Watch for These Potential Problems

Buying an Older Home: Watch for These Potential Problems

Most buyers know that they will need to spend some money on home improvements if they choose to buy an older home. Whether you want to complete a full renovation or you are only planning on a few aesthetic improvements, you need…

Why Every Business Needs 24/7 Burglary and Theft Monitoring

Why Every Business Needs 24/7 Burglary and Theft Monitoring

A business location without a security system is an invitation to burglars who are looking for easy targets on the premises. Companies always have things that need protection: sensitive customer information, inventory, cash, computer equipment, and more. One of the best things…

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4 Easy Upgrades for Your Garage
4 Easy Upgrades for Your Garage

Most of us spend a lot of time renovating and upgrading our homes. The kitchen could be more functional, the bathroom could be prettier… but what about your garage? In most homes, the garage is a large space full of untapped potential!…

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Cleaning Your Windows Boosts Your Home’s Value!
Cleaning Your Windows Boosts Your Home’s Value!

Have you decided to sell your home? Or has it been on the market for a while now, without much luck?If so, you might be thinking of ways to boost your home’s value, or at least make it more attractive to potential…

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Update Your Sick Leave Policy to Comply with New State Laws
Update Your Sick Leave Policy to Comply with New State Laws

Beginning July 1, new state-wide regulations on paid sick leave became effective. All employers in the state of California must now provide both full- and part-time employees with paid sick leave, once they have reached 30 days of employment with the company….

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The Value of Accountability
The Value of Accountability

As a business manager, you expect your employees to be accountable for their actions. But when you also demonstrate accountability, the effects often trickle down through the rest of your company. As a leader, the burden is upon you to set a…

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Summer Safety Tips for Your Elderly Parents
Summer Safety Tips for Your Elderly Parents

Now that summer has arrived, most people are joyously planning vacations, cookouts, and fun times with family or friends. Summer is just as much fun for the elderly population, but we should all remember that our parents and grandparents require a bit…

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Fight the Drought With Low-Water Landscaping
Fight the Drought With Low-Water Landscaping

Everyone has heard the news by now: We are experiencing one of the most severe droughts on record in California. Our crops are suffering, and many towns are in danger of running out of water. That sounds like bad news. But the…

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6 Things to Consider Before Hiring a Carpet Cleaner for Your Home
6 Things to Consider Before Hiring a Carpet Cleaner for Your Home

If you’re thinking of hiring a carpet cleaning company, you might be tempted to pick up the phone and dial the first number that appears in your Google search results. But since services can vary considerably from one cleaning company to another,…

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Freddie Mac Releases Mortgage Rate Forecast for 2016
Freddie Mac Releases Mortgage Rate Forecast for 2016

Government-owned Freddie Mac recently issued its mortgage rate forecast for 2016. This forecast comes from Freddie Mac’s broader report titled, “May 2015 U.S. Economic and Housing Market Outlook.” The report explains that according to Freddie Mac’s estimation, the average rate for a…

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