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Cut Down on Frivolous Spending with These Five Tips

Written by Teresa Te on February 23, 2018

When you are first starting out, you need to do everything that you can to make the most of your money. Spending frivolously can cause you to end up deep in debt and make it difficult for you to be able to climb your way back out. The guide below walks you through a few tips to use to ensure that you are able to stay out of debt and still live the most enjoyable life that you possibly can.

Pay as Little as You Possibly Can for Your Prescriptions

There are many people who have to take prescriptions on a daily basis. Prescriptions can be very expensive, depending on the ones that you need to take. Look for prescription coupons that you can use to reduce the cost of the prescription that you need so that you can spend as little as possible on them. (more…)

Save Big On Your Next Car: Buy Online

Written by Teresa Te on February 17, 2018

With the rise of online marketplaces, the way Canadians shop for cars has changed drastically over the past decade, and nowhere is this more apparent than in pre-owned auto sales. If you were looking for a used car, truck, or SUV in the early 2000s, chances are the first place you turned to was the local newspaper classifieds or a used car dealer. Now, most people’s first instinct is to go online and see whether anyone in their area has a quality vehicle for sale.

By allowing buyers to browse hundreds of options at a time and connect effortlessly with sellers, online marketplaces have played an important role in lowering prices for used cars. For those who are willing to take the initiative and look for themselves, buying a used car online can be a way to save a lot of money. But if you are looking for deals on a used car there are a few things you may want to keep in mind. (more…)

Turn Your AR Into Immediate Funding

Written by Teresa Te on January 20, 2018

Whatever the size or credit score of your trucking company, it is often difficult to maintain positive cash flow and keep your AR management running smoothly. Any trucking owner will tell you that access to working capital is the key to staying solvent.

Luckily, there are flexible financing options to help trucking companies of any size control their costs while gaining access to convenient funding, without the challenges involved in traditional bank loans. Freight factoring is one such option that remains popular among carriers of all sizes and scope. Because freight factoring is not a loan, you can turn freight bills into immediate cash without accruing new debt from a financial institution. (more…)

Does Cloud Computing Make a Business Less Secure?

Written by Teresa Te on January 15, 2018

Most apps and software programs these days, especially those geared toward business operations and management, operate in the cloud. Cloud platforms have become overwhelmingly popular, but some businesses are still reluctant to make the transition, worrying that the new technology is unsafe, or failing to understand what the cloud really is.

Fortunately, the cloud is much simpler than it’s made out to be, and its vulnerabilities can be easily managed and compensated for. (more…)

How to Get First Time Customers to Become Repeat Buyers

Written by Teresa Te on December 14, 2017

A first-time customer making an isolated purchase is great. It allows you to expand your footprint and temporarily increase revenue. However, a first-time customer that ultimately becomes a loyal, repeat customer is far better.

How to Encourage Repeat Business

Customer acquisition is a necessary component of any business – especially a startup or company that’s trying to aggressively scale up – but to make it the primary focus of revenue and growth is a major mistake. (more…)