Credit Card Processing explained #2 – Rates and Fees

Why shouldn’t I just choose the processor that gives me the cheapest rates? There are a number of factors that go into the proper setup of a merchant account. The type of business, the average dollar amount of your transactions, the method used for accepting credit cards, etc. Let me address why these factors make […]

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Credit Card Processing: What is it Exactly?

The first question to be addressed and I am often asked is; Credit Card Processing: What is it Exactly?? Simply put, Credit card processing is the moving of money from your customer’s back account or credit card account into your bank account. To achieve this a business needs to contract with a processor bank, which is separate […]

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What is Making Me Sick?

What is Making Me Sick? Have you ever wondered why you always get a headache when you are in the perfume section of the department store? Why you get nauseous when filling the car with fuel? Or, why your mind goes blank when you are around certain people? Often times, the causes for many of our […]

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Choosing Your Vacation Walking Shoes

Carefully chosen walking shoes will make a world of difference on your vacation. Your feet are as unique as your personality so just any old shoes won’t do. Here are some tips to help you choose the right walking shoes for you. Find an athletic store that has qualified people who can evaluate your walking […]

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Do We Have Cultural Awareness When We Travel?

Cultural Awareness

Do we have cultural awareness when we travel? Or are we ignorant and offend other cultures with our behavior in the name of ‘fun’? In an article called “Topless Tourism: The Naked Truth” posted in the New Zealand Herald I read about a growing trend of people baring their breasts for a photo op. This […]

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How to Have a Bountiful Harvest in Your Business

Gloria Hass talks about How to Have a Bountiful Harvest in Your Business I have found that not all businesses will do well where others flourish. What works for some on Facebook and Twitter might not for others while your business may take off from promotion on LinkedIn. In this economy, business can be quite […]

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Today in Mommy’s Kitchen

Today In Mommy’s Kitchen: Stuffed Peppers and Tomatoes This was a Sunday dish at our house, I believe it was a Sunday dish only because it was bit of a hassle to make on the weekdays. I make it when ever I get a chance, excellent for left overs. This is a very traditional Greek […]

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