Working for an established painting company is a great way to earn extra money. But it is not nearly as pleasant as you believe. Yes, some things will open your eyes to a brave new world, but take that as a learning experience and test your mettle. Speaking of which, following is a brief explanation of how contractors handle their employees. What Can You Expect to Learn? Most newcomers are attracted to work under a contractor because of the high holiday season. Unfortunately, they are in for a rude awakening because the contractor takes to hold off most of the…

If a business were about to hire you, you would do a Tax ID lookup to check EIN status.  What if you were about to start a new job working for a church, though?  Church controlled organizations have a lot in common with secular businesses when it comes to tax laws.  Even church organizations that operate on a volunteer basis instead of hiring paid employees still need a Tax ID number. What Is an EIN, and Why Do Churches Need Them? An EIN is an employer identification number.  It is what the IRS uses to identify taxpayers that are not…

2017 continues to usher in big changes for how to grow and maintain a successful business. The old ways of providing a great product into a receptive market still applies but the complications of getting this done have increased exponentially. Your competition used to be the business down the street and you could easily see what they were offering, where they sought to grow and what their specific market approach was as they were doing it. As a result you could plan your counter strategies and build barriers against them to keep your customers safely away from them. Today however,…

Getting tickets to the next big show can be difficult. Often, tickets seem to be sold out even before they have come on sale. If you really don’t want to miss out on the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see your favorite musician live, then here are 4 top tips to consider before buying tickets to a concert. Sign up for the pre-sale Lots of concerts nowadays have pre-sales. A pre-sale will give fans the opportunity to buy tickets earlier, making sure that they do get tickets. Sometimes pre-sale tickets can be cheaper, which is great as it also enables you to…

There is a lot of controversy on vaping, but it still seems to be the best way to work yourself off cigarettes and nicotine. If you smoke, or know someone that smokes, you already know that the majority of tobacco smokers want to quit but never seem to manage it. Most People that stop cold turkey seem to relapse within a week as nicotine addiction is insidious and one of the most difficult addictions to overcome. If you are looking to quit, or at least not let cigarettes be your master, you need to get a vape pen and some…