8 Must Have Small Business Tax Deductions

Owning a small business has many perks, one of them being tax deductions!  Many small businesses do not realize the amount of tax deductions to which they are allowed, which is unfortunate because many of these deductions are put into place to help small businesses grow and become more profitable. By giving small businesses breaks […]

Survey Says: Americans Are Conflicted About the Future of Our Economy

PerkStreet Financial, one of the new players in the online checking account world, recently teamed up with Harris Interactive and released a survey looking at consumer attitudes toward the future of our economy.  The survey took place over five days in June and included the opinions of 2,174 adults.  Men and women of varying financial […]

4 Top Credit Cards for College Students

Credit cards for college students are a hot-button topic – and not without reason. With student loan debt on the rise, many advise students to steer clear of credit cards altogether. Some people think it’s even unethical to market credit cards to college students. At the same time, responsible credit card use can help young […]

Your Guide to Google Search—How to Make the Most of the #1 Search Engine

One of the best features of Google is its simplicity. With a predominately white page and simple search box set in the middle, even young children today know how to Google. And we’ve all typed in countless searches and found what we were looking for without giving Google a second thought. But lurking behind this […]

Citi Dividend Platinum Select MasterCard® Review

Before the credit fallout of 2008, the Citi Dividend Platinum Select MasterCard was one of the hottest and best credit cards in the market.  The high cash back percentage and low APR combined to attract new cardholders. And with a low balance transfer fee and great 0% intro offer, the Citi Dividend Platinum Select MasterCard […]

A 60 Second Guide to the W-9 Form

The W-9 Form, titled “Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification,” is an IRS form used to request a taxpayer identification number. The form is generally used when an individual, freelancer or independent consultant (i.e., non-employee) is hired to provide goods or services to another individual or business. The purpose of the form is to […]