Don't Let These Mistakes Damage Your Credit Score

Your credit score is a quantitative measure of you creditworthiness, ranging from 300 to 850.  It is based on the following five categories: How much debt you have; your payment history; your debt utilization ratio; how far back your credit history goes; your mix of various types of credit. Here are five things that can […]

Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries

We’re taught from an early age to use certain procedures and rules to analyze and solve problems to come up with the right answers. The emphasis is, of course, on minimizing errors. But what happens when we don’t even know what problems we’re trying to solve? It happens a lot. In his book, Little Bets, […]

Five Cool Business Apps for Your Smart Phone

If you are a business person and own an iPod, Blackberry, or Android, you can benefit from a few of the thousands of  business apps available for your smart phone.  The following five downloadable applications are particularly helpful for businesses of all sizes in terms of improving your productivity, profitability, and time management: SQUARE – […]