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  • Should You Be Making Estimated Tax Payments? How To Know

    4 September 2019

    No one enjoys paying income taxes, but for most Americans the process is nearly invisible when those tax payments are taken from one's weekly paycheck. However, certain individuals and entities may need to contend with a different type of tax payment: estimated taxes. What are estimated taxes and who might need to pay them? Here are a few answers. What Are Estimated Taxes? Estimated taxes are simply payments made throughout the year in order to satisfy your expected tax debt for that year.

  • Key Reasons To Consider Video Banking Services For Your Bank

    3 July 2019

    As the owner of a smaller local bank, you may be looking for ways to give your bank an edge against some of the larger national banks in your area. One thing you may be considering is the possibility of offering video banking services for your customers. Here are a few things that you should know as you are trying to decide if video banking is a worthwhile investment. Video Banking Makes Your Customers Happy

  • 3 Great Insights To Consider When Carrying Out A Company Merger

    22 April 2019

    Sometimes the best thing you can do from a strategic standpoint of running a company is merging with another company. It gives you access to more assets and talent. To ensure this company merger goes according to plan, consider these tips.  Check Financial Health of Other Company Before you pursue a merger with another company, it's smart to check out their financial health. After all, you want to make sure you're partnering with a company that can, in fact, benefit you from a financial standpoint.

  • FAQ About Speeding Tickets & Jail

    14 February 2019

    Getting comfortable with driving a vehicle sometimes leads to you speeding without even realizing that it is happening. It is very important to glance down at the speedometer every now and then to ensure that you are not speeding. If you were in such a situation and was issued a speeding ticket, paying it on time should be one of your top priorities. If you disagree with the ticket, there should have automatically been a court date set so you can contest it in front of a judge.

  • Selling Your Gold: Karats, Weight, And Market Trends

    10 August 2016

    When you have a bunch of old, broken gold jewelry just sitting in a drawer, you may want to consider selling that gold instead. When times are tight in the economy, gold prices tend to rise. If you are looking for ways to earn some extra cash, you can sell gold coins, old jewelry, and even dental gold to a buyer who deals in gold. This is because gold is ultimately recyclable and can be melted down over and over to create new pieces of jewelry, coinage, or whatever else the artisan comes up with.

  • 3 Questions You Should Ask About Your New Installment Loan

    7 August 2016

    When you unexpectedly need money and your credit is less than stellar, one way to get what you need will often be an installment loan. However, this type of financial transaction can vary tremendously from one lender to the next, so it is a good idea to be an informed consumer. By asking the questions listed below, you can be sure you have chosen the most appropriate loan and lender for your needs.

  • Creating Your Will: Why An Annuity Can Be Better Than A Lump Sum Payment

    31 July 2016

    If you're creating a will and want to make sure your beneficiaries have money for years to come, you've probably considered filing your will with annuities. Annuities are paid each year, and they are usually for a certain dollar amount. Why would you choose an annuity instead of working out a lump sum for each family member? There are a few benefits to annuities to consider.  Taxes Can Be Reduced