Category: Business

If It Was Easy, We Would All Succeed

With Caroline Salette Caroline Salette has bought, managed, grown, and sold multi-million-dollar businesses. Wouldn’t you love the opportunity to learn and be coached by someone who has walked the talk and crossed the finish line?  Caroline was barely 18 years old when she started in the field of real estate as a property manager of more than 500 units.  In 1992, at the age of 21, she joined the ranks of RE/MAX ROYAL (JORDAN) agency where she worked for 15 years as a real estate agent.  By the age of 30, she was earning over a million dollars yearly, selling over 225 homes...

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Is Your Money Making You Money?

Every single person knows that you need to be investing your money, and that your money should be making you money. Doesn’t sound so difficult, but why is it so complicated to know what to invest in? We have our friends or family who will hear about a great idea, stock, or investment opportunity… maybe even investing in their business is the next great idea. Oftentimes, these are the things that don’t always work so well in the end. There are commercials on tv all the time about setting up your own trading account so you can buy and sell stocks, but, really, you have...

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Managing Salary Expectations

Show Them the Money- Employers deal with new college graduates who have higher salary expectations than past generations You just finished 4 years of college and are sitting at your commencement listening to guest speaker talk about how the odds were against them, and all of the hardships they ran into on their way to the top. They went on so many different paths but ended up here talking to you about working hard, not taking no for an answer and never giving up on your dreams. Meanwhile you are excited about what’s to come; landing your first adult career earning $60,000 a year with benefits,...

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Retire with Your Dream Home

The average person will move 8-12 times in their life. Amongst all the wonderful milestones in life from graduating college, getting married, having kids, changing jobs, the kids leaving the nest, often the last move many people make is when they are entering their retirement years. Whether it be a waterfront property or a luxurious mountain view, you want to find a place that is both cost savvy and offers a comfortable way to live. Your favorite vacation spot may not have the best living conditions. Factors that go into a place for retirement include location, costs based on...

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Is Your Financial Forecast a Heat Wave or an Ice Storm?

Managers who fail to become financially savvy not only self-sabotage themselves, but their business too.  No matter which department you serve in your company – sales, marketing, IT, customer service – and regardless of your seniority, you are responsible for your company’s profitability.  There are expectations every company must have. A company’s finance department reports progress through the earnings statement, a balance sheet, and a cashflow statement. The earnings statement compares revenue with the costs required to make sales.  The balance sheet includes assets, what a company owns, and liabilities, what a company owes. Cashflow statements are often overlooked,...

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