Protected: Rebuilding Credit

If one has bad credit, many closed doors may be the case for them. Did you know that a poor or bad credit score falls at below 619 on the FICO score. A 619 will result in a person not qualifying for loans, or a person might have to settle for less-than-desirable terms that cost them thousands of dollars during the loan’s terms. Not qualifying for a loan can break a business or ground it before it gets in the ...

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How to Hire a Bookkeeper

When a business first starts up, the numbers start pouring faster than a running faucet. No matter the size, every business keeps a record of its transaction. The history of transactions includes sales, expenses, and wage/salary payments­­. The paper trail is similar to white blood cells in the body, and it keeps track of and carries information through one’s business like blood through the body.

One could do this task their self, most entrepreneurs are ambitious but not trained in bookkeeping. ...

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Business Management Tips

New to being a business owner? That’s okay, everyone was new once, and they have all started at the beginning too. Here are some tips for new business owners entering stepping off the bench and onto the field or even well-seasoned business owners.

Go Paperless

A person will be surprised at the amount of saving that will occur from simply switching from paper to mobile forms. ...

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Money Managing Tips for Small Businesses

Starting a small business has a list of challenges all on its own, and one that makes the top of the list is more than likely money. From the collective experience of other small business owners, there are many ways one can give their business a financial revamp by a modification to their operations processes. On a smaller scale, there are some little things business owners can do in the day-to-day management of their business to improve their finances.

Below are ...

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Mistakes Other Entrepreneurs Have Made

Starting a business is equivalent to taking a leap of faith unless one has a plan, but just having an idea is not enough. One needs the self-discipline to follow through with the project and not vary from it. The startup at first can seem not as glamorous as one visualized, but to be successful one only needs to submit themselves to the process that lay ahead of them. Just stick to the plan and one day, one will enjoy ...

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Governance and Economic Growth Message at NEDC Conference

The NEDC (Nuu-chah-nulth Economic Development Corporation) will be hosting the Thriving Nations: Aboriginal Governance Conference, and it will be held on October 27th & 28th at the Tigh-Na-Mara Resort in Parksville, BC.

NEDC will open the conference on day one with Dr. Manley Begay who will discuss nation building and share case studies in the A.M., a long with other speakers to follow, and then day one will end with NEDC’s annual Business Awards. Day two will go deeper into aspects ...

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Preparing to Import or Export in Canada

If a business owner, or person, is looking to import or export in Canada, here is a guide that can help one understand reporting obligations and regulations that they will encounter.

Exporting/Importing

Most Importantly, as an exporter/importer one will have to report the goods, they are exporting. Goods that are shipped from Canada, or to, are required by the Customs Act to be declared. Canada has a responsibility. That responsibility is to ensure that anything crossing over its borders and ...

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Salish Eye Productions: The Observer

Tricia Thomas is the proud owner of Salish Eye Productions a videography, photography, and design company based out of central Vancouver Island in Chemainus, British Columbia. She has an educational background in business, finance, human resources, project management, Aboriginal consulting, photography, filming, and technical communications.

With such a myriad of education, it could be easy to see how this company was born, but ...

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Walters Cove Resort

Walters Cove Resort is a sports fishing resort located on the west side of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Up until 2014, Walters Cove Resort was under the ownership of West Coast Resorts, but then it was purchased by the Kyuquot Checleset First Nations.

The resort is known for its luxurious setting, hospitality, and high-intensity fishing. Walters Cove Resort is a remote location and Jane, the office manager says that’s why people like ...

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The House of Hitwitsa: Storytelling

When a business is just meant to be, and the universe has it laid out for a person, sometimes it all starts with a vision; a vision encouraged by the universe of course. That was literally the case for Lewis and Cathy George owners of The House of Himwitsa in Tofino. Cathy and Lewis George are originally from  Ahousaht.

“Going back a few years, my wife was working for Roy Henry Vickers, and before she went to work for Roy Henry, ...

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