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How To Invest Your Tax Refund Wisely This Year

Six ways to capitalize off of your tax refund this year. | Imperfect Concepts

IRS has pushed tax refunds back until February which can be a good thing or a bad thing depending on you. Today, I wanted to break down how to invest your tax refund wisely so you are reaping the benefits not just for a couple weeks but throughout this entire year. Too many people receive refunds of a thousand or more and it goes to things like a trip, car or a tv. Things that truly do not hold their value or help you in the long run.

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Small Business Owners 2017 Fiscal Budget

Breaking down how to handle your fiscal budget in 2017 as a small business owner or creative. | Imperfect Concepts

Running a small business is pricey compared to what social media teaches you. Even as a service based company, I still have serious overhead to run my company on a yearly. A plethora of the information I am sharing below are tax write offs you can utilize when filling your taxes. If you, have not called your accountant to file your taxes please make sure to add that to your schedule. I tend to call my accountant the first week of the year and schedule my appointment for around March. In addition to that, we meet at the start of the year to talk fisical goals, taxes and more. Just as it’s important to have a relationship with your business banker, you need one with a CPA or accountant in your city.  Continue Reading →

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Six Legitimate Tips To Help You Pay Off Debt

Learn how to really tackle your debt this year. Utilizing these tips that have huge impact. | Imperfect Concepts

I can honestly say this year was the year of learning on how to live on less, but still, pay off debt. Too many times, I hear people say they do not have the income to get out of debt or save. I am calling all times of bullshit on that excuse. Its all about your priorities and what you want in life. One of my goals is to be debt free, so I can do more. Not just for myself but those around me. This year, I increased my credit score drastically without hiring some credit expert, I have saved money, and I have paid more on my student loans than ever before. Oh did I mention my income has gone drastically down from not only previous years but from what I was making at the start of the year to now?  Continue Reading →

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Seven Ways To Make An Extra $1,000 To Start The New Year Off Right

Learn how to add an additional $1,000 to your pockets before 2017 starts. | Imperfect Concepts

Early one November day, it hit me what would it be like if I had an extra “$1,000” for my business in the new year. The thought of the extra cash flow made me think of the things I would love to invest in to help my business grow. In addition to that, starting the year with $1,000 could transform my business situation. Getting me months ahead verse covering month to month. Next, thought was how could I make this happen. Last month, I wrote an article talking about no limits and bold actions regarding moving yourself forward. All these thoughts, helped me outline how I can increase my bank account by $1,000 for 2017 business year.

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Why Shopping Aldi Saves My Business Money

Switching groceries helped me saved hundreds of dollars a month. That is now used for my small business.

As someone who is self employed one of the biggest things that matters is keeping all my coins. Yes, my company mission matters and all that fine stuff, but truth be told if I am not retaining money, I am losing money. You’re probably thinking what does this have to do with Aldi the grocery store. Well, earlier this year when I introduced myself to the zero budget method I had to rearrange how I was spending money and allocate it better. Continue Reading →

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Re-establish Your Credit After Years Of Bad Mistakes

4 Tips on how to improve your credit if you have made bad mistakes in the past. | Imperfect Concepts #smallbusiness #finances #debt #credit #smallbusiness

If you were me three years ago, your credit was shot, gone down the drain and that was that. Trying to obtain a loan, credit card or even department card to save your life was not happening. As, I have talked about finances in Entrepreneurship Forced Me To Become Better At Math, 5 Ways To Create Better Money Habits and more under the money category of the site that my finances have not always been the greatness. However, as I have matured in recent years, one thing I have been working on is re-establishing my credit after of years of bad mistakes.  Continue Reading →

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Creative Entrepreneur Budget Getting A Month Ahead Of Bills

How to manage your money as a small business owner.

So at the start of the year I decided to switch my money management over to a zero budget, I discussed this last month in Zero Budget Method Changed My Financial Outlook and Life. After getting my finances to a zero each month with my budgeting skills one thing I want to make sure to do was be a month a head with my bills. I wanted to alleviate issues of stress if something happened in my business life. I will say making sure I was a month or more ahead with my bills does not include having a savings account for emergencies. Continue Reading →

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The Zero Budget Method Changed My Financial Outlook And My Life

Afters of year of failing to budget correctly, I have found the perfect budget for me as a small business owner. | Imperfect Concepts #budgeting #money #finance #blogging #smallbusiness

Being on the pursuit of financial freedom is one of the best decisions I could’ve made for my life. To be really committed to understanding money, my relationship with it, getting out of debt and much more. In the last, two months I have switched my finances over to a zero budget method and lets just say my finances have improved drastically in a short period of time. Continue Reading →

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This Year Increase Your Earning Potential

Earn more, save more and live a better life this year. | Imperfect Concepts #smallbusiness #earnmore #blogging #money

We are well into 2016 and one thing every small business is grow their business. Increasing your businesses earning potential this year takes a couple things working together. It’s not just some simple “omg I want to make $10,000 a month” but didnt make $10,000 in sales in 2015 magic. Today, want to share some insider information on how I focus on increasing my earnings each year from the previous.  Continue Reading →

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How To Make $35,000 A Year In Sales

Breaking down how to make a reasonable amount of money when you just started your small business. | Imperfect Concepts #smallbusiness #income #blogging

I know every time you log onto social media specifically Pinterest you see are bombard with graphics saying how to make $100,000 a year or some other large sum of money. Honestly, I do not want to just post one article on the subject of how to make that sum of money. Instead, I have decided to do a series on the subject matter. First, I want to share how to make $35,000 a year in sales. Then share how to make $50,000, $75,000 and finally $100,000Continue Reading →

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Entrepreneurship Forced Me To Become Better At Math

3 Ways on how I became better at math because of entrepreneurship. | Imperfect Concepts #SmallBusiness #blogging

There is a lot of things entrepreneurship has taught me in the almost seven years of running businesses. One of those things I was not expecting at all. Entrepreneurship forced me to become better at math if I really wanted to succeed in life. There was a time I believed in the stereotype that guys with pocket protectors were good at math and I would be destine to be horrible at. Continue Reading →

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