Hello this is Kraig Strom, with wealthycastle.com, and another financial discussion from the road. Maybe appropriate as you think about your financial journey, a journey towards your retirement. Here’s a question for you, a question that comes up several times each week. Do you believe that taxes will be higher …Read More »
KNOW YOUR TRADE TERMS
Q. What is a trade term? A. A trade term is a transportation term describing the manner of transportation or delivery and the party responsible for arranging and/or paying for the transportation. A trade term also indicates whether the contract price for goods includes the cost of the transportation and insurance on …Read More »
How Does Your Company Stack Up?
Most business owners are always looking for ways to improve their business. However, in many cases it is hard to know where the greatest opportunity for improvement exists unless you benchmark your company against competitors and other companies in your industry. Without benchmarking there is a real risk of letting …Read More »
Worker’s Compensation – Relief In Sight
Over the past several years, businesses across California have been getting hammered with increases in their Worker’s Compensation rates. Coupled with two changes to the Experience Modification calculation in the past four years, rates have risen by almost double in several cases. 2013 was especially poor as rates rose an …Read More »
The Average Return “Lie”
What investment companies and financial entertainers don’t tell you could cost you thousands. Investment companies and financial entertainers like Dave Ramsey & Suze Orman talk about getting a 12% average return in from mutual funds but is that real? Does that actually happen in the real world? There is an …Read More »
Do you have a ticking time bomb employee?
By Jeff Stewart Employees can be your biggest asset and your biggest detriment if not managed properly. You could literally have a ticking time bomb working for you that could explode into complaints with government agencies, unfounded workers’ compensation claims, or worse, a class action lawsuit. Employees today are quite …Read More »