Corporate Philanthropy: The Good and The Bad

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Corporate philanthropy sets companies apart from the pack. In their quest to gain market share and consumer dollars, they use various marketing strategies, including generosity. What is Corporate Philanthropy? Corporate philanthropy is a subset of corporate social responsibility (CSR), which is branding with a conscious. A business can’t be just about the bottom line. It has to improve the lives...
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4 Ways to Enter Your 30s Financially Strong

Turning 30 is like the official marker of adulthood—an age of “should be’s” and “should have’s,” especially when it comes to money. But entering a new decade doesn’t have to be an anxious milestone if you commit to smart financial decision-making by your 30thbirthday. The following can help you enter your 30s financially confident. Zero-Based Budgeting This budgeting system gives your...
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How Does SOX Compliance Help Companies

Following the enactment of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) in 2002, companies had to rethink their approach to reporting to avoid recurring penalties. SOX compliance benefits businesses in many ways. It creates a fresh approach to financial reporting. This has gone a long way in building greater market trust. SOX is particularly beneficial to companies that intend to go public. According to Harvard Business...
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How Does Owner Financing Work?

Owner financing is an arrangement in which the seller agrees to act as the bank, accepting payments directly from the buyer, rather than the buyer taking out a bank loan. It helps the buyer in that qualifications are typically easier and helps the seller in that they’ll receive a monthly income. Let’s look at it from both perspectives. The Buyer Side of Owner Financing In order to obtain...
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Funding a Funeral: Cremation vs Burial Costs

A recent study found that 82% of its participants agreed that funerals were a crucial part of mourning a lost loved one. While 69% of the participants also stated that they would prefer to pre-arrange their own service, only 17% had actually done so.
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