Visa & MasterCard Raise Credit Card Processing Rates
Visa & MasterCard have raised interchange rates
again effective April 2005, but before we explain the increase lets look at
what comprises a discount rate as these credit card processing rate increases
are not simple.
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...
Plan For Wealth
One very important wealth creating habit is to set up a concrete plan that you can actually follow. You see, wealth takes planning, and is usually the result of taking a set of orderly, progressive steps from where you are now to where you want...
Technology & Your Business: A Beneficial Relationship
As a home-based business owner, you probably don't have a high-priced IT manager on staff to fill you in on which technologies could help boost your efficiency and success. You may also lack the confidence to incorporate new technology into your...
Small Business Tax Deductions for Year End 2004
As a small business owner, it's wise to familiarize yourself with some key deductions that may reduce your tax bill for 2004. Employee Benefit Plans - You may deduct contributions to employee benefit plans (such as health insurance plans and...