Dollars & Sense

Dollars and Sense

Kevin Rutherford | December 01, 2009

Peer-to-peer lending has evolved to an Internet-based system that uses technology similar to eBay to match parties seamlessly and anonymously.

Dollars and Sense: Call a Business Meeting

By Kevin Rutherford | November 01, 2009

When was the last time you have a business meeting with yourself?

Dollars and Sense: A little-known sales venue

By Max Heine | October 01, 2009

They're still not widely used by owner-operators, but auctions offer some advantages over traditional means of trading equipment.

Dollars and Sense: Clearing up fuel taxes

By Kevin Rutherford | October 01, 2009

Because owners of Class 8 vehicles have to reconcile the amount of fuel burned in a state with the amount of fuel purchased in that state, the state tax owed could be more or less than the tax paid at the pump.

Dollars and Sense: Expect more pain before any gain

By Kevin Rutherford | September 09, 2009

I predict some pickup in freight and rates in this fourth quarter, but the real upward climb will not begin until the second quarter of 2010.

Dollars & Sense – September 2009

| September 02, 2009

Many economic indicators show the economy may have hit bottom during the summer. Most analysts seem to agree. However, history shows that ...

Building a rainy day fund

| August 20, 2009

In recent months I’ve covered steps to help you survive the downturn in the economy: • Set clear written goals. • Focus on the bottom line. • Eliminate or minimize debt. Focusing on the bottom line requires looking ...

Dollars & Sense – August 2009

| August 04, 2009

In recent months I've covered steps to help you survive the downturn in the economy: · Set clear written goals. · Focus on...

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