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How to do your Taxes at Home
Cracking on with your taxes can often be a daunting task. But there is no reason why it should be, especially thanks to top software! In this article FileHippo will talk you through how you can do your taxes at home. It doesn’t matter if you’re based in the... Read more
Top 5 Finance and Accounting Apps
Keep on top of invoicing, expenses, transfers and more with these must-have business solutions.  Wouldn’t it be nice to have powerful, yet easy-to-use, app that helped you with invoicing, accounting, and your general business finances? Of course it would! So we’ve complied our Top 5 Finance and Accounting Apps,... Read more
4chan Faces Uncertain Financial Future
The owner of 4chan has posted a message on one of its boards admitting that the sometimes controversial website is experiencing something of a cash flow problem. The website which critics claim often showcases the darkest recesses of web subcultures is in financial trouble, and according to Hiroyuki Nishimura... Read more
Stripe Reimagines The Concept Of Payday
In the world of mobile wallets, instant payment systems, and accessories that let you swipe a customer’s credit card through your smartphone or tablet, there’s one segment of the retail population that has so far gone unloved: the wage earners. With access to instant forms of payment, one company... Read more
Xero Accounting Software Leads The Cloud
One of the hardest aspects of running a business of any size is the accounting and bookkeeping. That difficulty is only compounded when the company isn’t large enough to add an accounting department, but instead is trying to juggle balancing the books and sending off the checks while at... Read more
How To Waste 600% Of Budget On Software
When it comes to buying anything for the government, there’s typically rumors of fraud, abuse, and downright waste. Why is that so? Many reasons, including decisions by committee, politicians who are unqualified to make the choice in vendors or services, backstabbing among different factions of the government, and the... Read more
How to Make the Most of PayPal Exchange Rates
If you regularly receive payments via PayPal in a currency other than your native one, you may have noticed that the exchange rate PayPal offers is always significantly lower than the official exchange rate, or the one you would be offered by a bank or travel bureau. Some people... Read more
Get Saving Money With These Thrifty Websites
If you’re anything like me then you’ll love getting a good bargain, yet some people complain that they never seem to be able to find them. You just need to know where to look, so that’s why we’ve put together this quick guide to some money saving websites, where... Read more
PayPal Is Upping The Ante In Mobile Payments
Not too long ago, PayPal moved in a new direction and got a new guy to head the company. David Marcus has gotten some good feedback, thanks to the things he has been doing for the company, and recently, we heard about a new acquisition which does have some... Read more
Visa and Samsung Make Paying for Purchases Easier
How would you like to be able to use your phone as your credit card? What at one time seemed only like a futuristic dream, will soon be a reality for Samsung users.  It has now been announced that Visa and Samsung will be partnering to allow users to... Read more
The Best Tax Software
The dreaded tax season is here once again, and some of you are already in a panic. Will you be paying in, or receiving a refund? Do you take your taxes to a professional? Perhaps, if you’re a math whiz or just more courageous than most, you might attempt... Read more
Glyph: The App For Credit Card “Enthusiasts”
How many credit cards do you have? And I mean including those cards that you don’t always bring along with you in your wallet. Things may have changed, but our generation has been labeled as the credit card generation. It may not be a good thing, but the truth... Read more
PayAnywhere – The New App That Makes Payments Easy
This new app is designed to work with most mobile devices to allow you to accept credit cards, no matter who you are.  You can be a small local business, a big company, or an individual that wants to take credit rather than cash from people.  The app is... Read more
Cloud Accounting? Comparison Of The Top 3 Cloud Accounting Programs
Over the past few years, a lot of traditional accounting programs have moved from desktop applications into cloud-based programs. There is no better example of this than accounting software. Software from makers such as QuickBooks and Peachtree has gone cloud, rather than desktop. With cloud accounting programs users can... Read more