Posts about Financial Fitness

Setting Up an Office

It’s late spring and the smell of summer, sales reps, and CPO is in the air! For brand new managers, one of the first things you need to do is set up your office space so that you can start running interviews. If you’re like most young business owners, you’ve never put an office together at all. ...

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Saving Money as a Management Candidate 101

Savings. Money. Future. Sometimes those are heavy words. As a management candidate, there are probably a lot of questions swirling through your mind. Money should be one of them. You keep hearing words like “start up” and “withholdings”. Why do Vector managers spend so much time talking about ...

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Taxes for Independent Contractors: Tackling the Necessary Evil

It’s tax time. The best time of the year, right? It’s almost as fun as a trip to the dentist’s office the day after Halloween. This is an article for independent contractors who got paid more than $10,000 last year. If you didn’t quite make that mark, there’s some good tips here for you too, so ...

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Tips for Improving Your Credit Score—PART I

What is a credit score? It’s a composite score from three different Credit Bureaus that indicates to lenders how likely you are to be able to repay a loan. In other words: Your credit score is a symbol of your financial responsibility. Your credit score (measured from 300 to 850) is also known ...

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Financial Fitness: Tips for Saving Money with...Water?

Water or Soda? Even at fast food restaurants, the cost (in terms of money and energy drain) of purchasing soda can be substantial. For example: How many times do you spend an extra buck or two to buy a soda at lunch or dinner? How many times do you just "pick up a soda" along with your gas? When ...

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A Vector Alum's Perspective: Nick Conedera, Filmmaker, Artist

What does selling knives have to do with being a filmmaker or artist? According to filmmaker Nick Conedera, I would not have been able to raise that kind of money... without my experience selling CUTCO®. On the surface selling CUTCO® might not seem like relevant work experience for an aspiring ...

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The Most Valuable Money You’ll Ever Earn: The Rules of 72 and 115

How long will it take for my investments to grow? This is a question a lot of people wonder about and fortunately, we can use some simple rules to figure it out. The Rule of 72 The Rule of 72 helps determine how long it will take for your money to DOUBLE. To figure out how long it will take your ...

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Financial Fitness: 3 Tips to Save Money with Your Car

As you look around your office, you may find that the reps in your office are different in many ways from one another. However, most of you have at least two things in common: You want more money than you have now You drive to most of your appointments Here are three tips (specifically for ...

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Financial Fitness: 5 Simple Disciplines for Financial Success

Tax time is a good time of year to consider your financial state and develop a plan to move in the right direction over the year ahead. Building wealth is not something that happens overnight; unless you win the lotto. It takes discipline. Discipline is simple actions taken consistently over ...

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