Is Minimalism the Key to Happiness?

Minimalism the Key to Happiness
Dee Williams tiny House. Image courtesy of www.thislittlelife.com Take a quick look around your kitchen.  How many items do you have?  If you do much cooking at all, you likely have many pots, pans, skillets, muffin tins, and baking sheets.  How many pieces of silverware do you have?  How many kitchen pieces do you have that you never use? Walk into your master closet.  How many pairs of shoes...
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What is Episode Care and What Impact Might it have on Patient Care and on Small Physician Practices?

obama care, healthcare alternatives
Courtesy of 123rf.com The rollout of Obamacare in October has caused the focus to shift toward healthcare alternatives, the kind that haven’t been seriously considered in the past. But now that the new plan looks as if it will be at least as expensive – and considerably more complicated – than the system it supposedly reformed, everything seems to be on the table. One of those alternatives...
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Partnering to Grow Your Business

Grow Your Business, partnership
Photo courtesy of 123rf.com Nearly every business reaches the limits of its owner’s ability to expand operations without either borrowing money or hiring employees. While either action could enable the owner to grow the business, each will also result in carrying costs that will either strain current financial resources, or cut deeply into future profits. But there is another way to grow the business,...
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Crowdfunding May Be the Only Good Thing to Come Out of the JOBS Act of 2012

crowd funding, JOBS Act 2012
There’s a new investment coming up from the ground level, that should interest both small businesses and people looking for new investment opportunities. The JOBS Act of 2012 is streamlining and liberalizing the process of crowdfunding, creating what could turn out to be the business and investment bonanza of the century. It may provide a way for both businesses and investors to bypass banks and...
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Are You Leaving Money Behind?

Leaving Money Behind, unclaimed money, unclaimed property
An MSN article in July 2013, cites over 41.7 billion dollars of unclaimed property, as reported by The National Association of Unclaimed Property.1 Those assets range from basic savings accounts, insurance payments, to abandoned brokerage accounts and other investments. With a population of 317.8 million2, that works out to a rough estimate of $130 for each U.S. citizen. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle...
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Create A Second Income Or Business

Create A Second Income Or Business To Fund Your Health Insurance Premium

Back in September of 2012, the Kaiser Foundation reported that the average employer sponsored health insurance... more →