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Simple Ways to Save Money for Your Dream House

Saving money is definitely one of the hardest things in life. Sometimes even people with high salary or monthly earnings find it challenging to save money. Why? Simply because many people spend a lot, sometimes more than what they actually earn. And because of that, they find it difficult to save money. But if you want to buy your dream ... Read More »

Budget 2017: IRCTC Service Charge Waived on Booking Tickets Online

HIGHLIGHTS IRCTC service charge has been removed permanently Service charge for online tickets was Rs. 20 for Sleeper class tickets Rs. 40 service charge was levied for AC tickets With Union Budget 2017-18, the government has permanently waived off the IRCTC service charge levied on booking railway tickets online from the website. Making the announcement, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said ... Read More »

Budget 2017: Payments Industry Hails Proposal to Cap Cash Transactions and More

The payments industry has hailed Budget proposals to cap cash transactions at Rs. 3 lakh and reduce the levies on digital payment equipment, saying the moves will fasten the less-cash drive. “We welcome various measures to promote digital economy announced in the new Budget,” ItzCash head and Chairman of the industry lobby Payments Council of India said in a statement. ... Read More »

E-Commerce Food Biz Operators Must Obtain Licence: FSSAI

E-Commerce Food Biz Operators Must Obtain Licence: FSSAI E-commerce food companies will have to obtain licence for their entire supply chain besides ensuring that delivery of products is done by ‘trained personnel’ in order to maintain safety under the new guidelines issued by food regulator FSSAI on Friday. With an aim to regulate e-commerce food business, the Food Safety and ... Read More »

IT Company’s Cloud-ready Transition Tied to Client Needs, Technology Trends

James Farhat, CEO of Applications Consulting Training Solutions, an ISV and technology solution provider based in Jacksonville, Fla., spoke with Small Business Trends regarding his experience in becoming a cloud-ready IT company and in transitioning his clientele to the cloud. Farhat said that his company’s transition has evolved alongside the needs of his customers and changing technology trends. “Our transition ... Read More »

Your So-Called Secrets Are Out — Time to Upgrade Your Banking Security

Your mother’s maiden name is probably not a secret. Neither, necessarily, is your high school mascot or the size of your car payment. But some banks and brokerages still pretend this is information only you would know, and that could be putting your money at risk. So-called security questions long ago outlived their usefulness, since they can be hard for ... Read More »

45 Percent of Online Entrepreneurs Don’t Know What SEO Means? (Infographic)

The importance of search engine optimization (SEO) to boost online business cannot be stressed enough. But according to one source, a large percentage of small businesses still don’t know what SEO even means. According to a new study by Weebly, a DIY website building company, about 45 percent of small businesses aren’t sure what SEO means. Almost all (98 percent) ... Read More »

How to Turn a $300 Investment into a Design Business

Terrence Kelleman started his business completely by accident. With no previous business or marketing experience, he turned a small investment into a multi-million dollar design business. While working as an eCommerce photographer at the Museum of Modern Art, he found some magnetic puzzle pieces in the trash. Later, they sprung together on their own and his first product, a bracelet ... Read More »

Venture Capital Investing: Financing Questions That Make or Break Entrepreneurship

Ok, this is a throwback for me – I am writing on a book that I really adore and have kept in my library for ten years.  And if you have questions about operating a business for investment consideration, trust me it’s the right book to have no matter what year it is. Venture Capital Investing; The Complete Handbook for ... Read More »

Etsy IPO Crafted to Seek $100 Million in Investment

Etsy is planning to go public. The online marketplace site announced that it had filed IPO paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission to begin the process of opening its stock to the public. In the filing, Etsy says it hopes to raise $100 million in the sale of its stock with the IPO. Etsy is exploding in popularity. That’s ... Read More »