Three Tips To Make Your Small Business Greener Today

Making your small business environmentally friendly is a smart move for many reasons. Not only is it the right thing to do for the earth, it almost always ends up saving your business money. It also shows your customers that your business cares about the community and world as a whole. Luckily, there are a few easy ways to cut down on your environmental footprint today. Start with these tips and see what a difference they can make to your small business.


Why it Pays to Invest in a Restaurant Franchise

If you have experience or simply an interest in the food service industry, and you're on the lookout for a career that promises stability, consistency, and longevity, then look no further than the food service industry; or to be more specific, fast food or fast casual establishments. These fast-paced restaurants offer fast service, delicious food, and a work environment that is both consistent and challenging. One thing is for certain - whether you invest in a Cold Stone franchise or a cheeseburger franchise, you'll never be bored. It's just up to you to decide if you'd prefer to spend your days dealing with anything and everything related to ice cream, cheeseburgers and fries, coffee, or any of the other dozens of fast food items that are up for grabs on restaurant menus.


Three Reasons Why Tax Preparation Is a Good Business

Starting your own business has many advantages, but the hardest part is deciding what product or service to provide. With that in mind, there are several reasons to consider tax preparation as your future business.

It is a service oriented job
Because you are providing a service instead of selling a product, there is no inventory to be concerned with. No headaches of sourcing your product, keeping track of your product or storing your product. When you provide a service, you can focus on providing the highest quality service to your customer as possible.


Filipino investors optimistic on pensions, but based on some risky assumptions – Manulife Survey

The majority of Filipino investors are satisfied with their government pension – but that sentiment is based on specific assumptions and a cash-dominant approach to retirement working out, according to the latest Manulife Investor Sentiment Index.*

Two-thirds of respondents said that they are confident that their government pension would be enough to meet their needs upon retirement – the highest level of all surveyed markets. In contrast, across all surveyed markets the proportion of confident investors was less than 40 percent, and as low as one-in-ten in some markets.


Getting Legal Counsel When You Need It

Having proper legal resources can help you if you run a company, are looking to buy a house or are going through any other complicated or large transactions. While most people honor their obligation to pay for the things that they buy or to do a job as per the terms of an employment contract, there are times when customers don't pay for goods or honor that employment contract.

If someone is not living up to their end of a bargain, it is necessary to take legal action to ensure that the agreement stays intact. However, before action can be taken, the defendant in the case needs to be notified that action is being taken against him or her. Otherwise, it might not be possible for a judge to render a judgement in the case no matter how strong the plaintiff's argument may be.

In the event that you are the defendant in a case, you want a good lawyer who can get you out of trouble. Having good representation can be the difference between owing lots of money or spending time in jail and getting the case dismissed. Here is a situation where you can save money even if you spend a lot of money on legal counsel.