Month: March 2011

TIPS ON PUMPING GAS

Here are some tricks to get more of your money’s worth for every gallon of gas you pump: Only buy or fill up your car or truck in the early morning when the ground temperature is still cold. All service stations have their storage tanks buried below ground. The colder the ground the more dense… Read more »

SBA 504 Refinancing Maturity Date Eliminated

Today, the SBA eliminated the maturity date restrictions on the existing debt that is being refinanced with the SBA 504 Loan Program. In February, SBA implemented a temporary refinancing program enacted under the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010, allowing the SBA 504 Loan Program to refinance commercial real estate mortgages and equipment loans maturing before… Read more »

Where Have All the Good People Gone?

I’ve heard it over and over lately – We are looking to hire some people but can’t find anyone of quality.  Why is that? I was recently talking with someone from a large automotive supplier who said they were very busy (a great thing for an auto supplier) and went on to say that they… Read more »

Watch out for Fake IRS Communications

With more and more electronic communications being sent, everyone needs to take heed of scammers targeting individuals via e-mail and the ever popular fax, mail and phone calls.  The goal of these scams it to trick and deceive people into revealing personal/financial information.  Here are five things you need to know about “phishing” scams: The IRS… Read more »

Acronyms and Abbreviations

A quick definition of an Acronym – a word formed from the initial letters or groups of letters of words in a set phrase or series of words.  For example, CFO, as in Chief Financial Officer.   Some people just call them abbreviations.  I thought it would be fun to see if you can guess what… Read more »