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Top Ways For Home-Based Businesses To Save Lots Of Money

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I don't know about you, but in my business, and at home, I am trying to find cracks.

I am looking for those almost invisible places that money just seems to slip through. I am the guy that makes sure that the PC's are off, if they are not going to be in use for a couple of hours, the one who turns off lights that just don't need to be on, and lately, I am the guy who unplugs small appliances around my house, after I'm done with them.

John L. Mariotti, {Former President of Huffy Bicycles} just wrote a wonderful article over at Small Business Trends suggesting that there are a lot more ways to save money than you may think, both at home, and at your office. {Or a home office!}

Here's the first one;

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1. STOP BUYING “STUFF”: If you don’t need something,
don’t buy it-no matter how great the deal is. There’s no right price
for something you don’t really need. Learn the typical promotional
cycles-clearance sales in January (before the retailers’ fiscal year
end), for example. Buy office products when the ones you need are on
sale-plan ahead. Buy non-perishable holiday supplies after the holiday,
and save money next year.

Go to Small Business Trends for 19 more things to do to save money.

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I'm The Franchise King®, Joel Libava. I help prospective franchise owners avoid bank account emptying mistakes.
For 23 years, I’ve been showing people how to make smart, informed decisions on franchises to buy, and I can help you, too!
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Joel, thank you for taking the time to speak with me yesterday. It was refreshing to finally speak with someone in franchising who dishes out straightforward, candid advice. You provided me with some insightful ideas that I'm giving a good deal of thought and consideration to. I look forward to speaking with you on our next consultation call."
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