The Wonders of Compound Interest
Albert Einstein called compound interest “the greatest invention of all time.” It has even been referred to as the “Eighth Wonder of the World.” The trick is to get this tremendous force working for you rather than against you. Is compound...
Negotiating to Buy a New Car the Easy Way
Do you hate the thought of buying a new car because of the struggle you have to go through negotiating with the dealership? Relax. Negotiating to buy a new car is easy. Sure their sales people receive negotiation training, but you have the upper...
How To Realistically Set Your Fees - Part 3
Effect of Benefits We have previously examined realistic billable hours and the effect of business expenses on your hourly rate. Now we'll look at the effect of benefits. Once upon at time, when we were employed, we received a benefits...
Improve Your Jewelry Sales with a Little Market Research
Would you like to find out which of your jewelry designs are likely to be good sellers before you invest a lot of time and money developing them?
Before going into large-scale production of your newest design (or developing an entire jewelry...
The Ghost of Expected Surprises
Here, Cratchet, what do you think you’re doing? Uh, er, leaving sir. Leaving? It’s 5 minutes to the hour. Shall I dock your pay accordingly. Uh, er, no sir. No sir? Well it’s back to work for you then, and be quick about it. And I...