How I grew my idea to be a professional bridesmaid into a full-time job

  • After being a bridesmaid for many friends, Jen Glantz wondered if she could turn the role into a paying job. 
  • She posted an ad on Craigslist to see if anyone would want to hire a professional bridesmaid, and after receiving hundreds of interested emails, Glantz decided to make her idea a reality.
  • First, she identified the main requests from her clients and strategized what services she could offer that would be beneficial to brides in need.
  • She built a website, and worked her first handful of weddings as case studies. 
  • Since starting the business over six years ago, Glantz has worked with hundreds of clients and continually finds ways to optimize and improve her services.
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I first got the idea to start a company called Bridesmaid for Hire after I’d been a bridesmaid at over a dozen of my friend’s weddings. One night,

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Formamide Market 2020 Report Latest Research, Business Analysis And Forecast 2026 Analysis Research

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Sep 30, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
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No Credit? 3 Steps to Qualify for a Great Credit Card | Personal-finance

With a traditional loan, the lender gives you money upfront, and you pay it back in installments. A credit-builder loan works in reverse: You pay the lender monthly installments, then you get the money back at the end. You’re essentially lending yourself money, and because the payments are reported to the credit bureaus, it builds your credit.

Even if you’ve been turned down for a personal loan in the past, you have a good shot at a credit-builder loan. The lender isn’t putting its own money at risk, and it holds your money in a savings account until the loan is fully paid. When the lender is protected like that, it can make these loans available to people with thin credit or no credit.

The key is to make all of your payments on time. Do that, and your credit reports will get an influx of positive data. Make just

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Venmo’s new credit card is set to garner spend among core audience

  • Venmo’s new Synchrony-issued credit card is beginning a limited rollout.
  • The card is likely set to garner spend among Venmo’s core audience, in turn driving engagement for the firm and volume for Synchrony.

The card, which will be issued by Synchrony Financial and Visa-branded, will be made available to a targeted group of users who can apply within the Venmo app this year, before a broader rollout in 2021.

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Venmo’s new Synchrony-issued credit card is beginning a limited rollout.

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Approved users will receive both a virtual card number and physical companion card that is contactless-enabled and printed with their unique Venmo QR code. The card most notably boosts a tiered cash-back system that offers customers between 1% and 3% in eight categories. Customers’ 3% category will be determined in real time based on where they spend most, with the 2% being their second-top category, and 1% for

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Should You Start Your War-on-Cash Basket With Mastercard?

The “war on cash” was one of the biggest and sustainable long-term trends in the market today, but the COVID-19 pandemic could be the thing that catapults it into overdrive. As people eschew traditional brick-and-mortar stores and are more reluctant to interact with others, contactless card payments have continued to take market share in the pandemic. 

So while overall spending is depressed right now, on the other side of the pandemic, digital payments should continue to eat up market share, especially in developing markets that have more traditionally used cash.

Therefore, after the COVID dip in markets, it wouldn’t be a bad idea for investors to scoop up a basket of the world’s best digital payments stocks. But if you have limited capital available, which “war on cash” stocks should be first in line?

A woman wearing a face mask holds her phone up  to a digital card reader.

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An exceptional moat

No matter if you use a debit card, credit

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Mastercard Stock Unlikely To Sustain Its Current Level

After a 66% rally off the March bottom, Mastercard’s stock (NYSE: MA) looks fully valued based on its historic P/E multiples. Mastercard
MA
, the second-largest global payment solutions company in the world, has seen its stock rally from $203 to $338 off the recent bottom compared to the S&P which moved around 50%. The stock is leading the broader markets as investors are positive about a rebound in consumer demand over the coming months, leading to higher transaction volumes. Notably, the market has witnessed some negative movement since early September

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What Small Business Owners Need To Know About Taxes And Selling Online In The Covid-19 Era

Covid-19 and the social distancing it requires has pushed more of our purchasing online. In fact, since March an extra $107 billion has been spent online, according to Adobe Analytics.

For small business owners forced to close their doors for months and now still seeing dramatic drops in walk-in traffic, that online shift and exposure to new customers has likely been a lifeline. But it also may mean they aren’t charging the necessary sales tax on those purchases. According to a recent survey by Avalara, only about half of businesses are familiar with the sales tax rules for online transactions with customers in other states.

As state and local governments are grappling with major budget deficits over the coming year, they’re going to be diligent about collecting all the tax they’re due. That means online sales taxes could potentially be a big

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What’s the Difference Between Debit and Credit Cards?

To pay with cash or credit has long been a business owner’s dilemma. In one camp are those who use a debit card to pay for all their business expenses, and in another are business owners who use credit to cover their outlays. The right strategy for your business depends on your spending habits, the cash in your coffers, and your financial temperament.

Business debit card vs. credit card

Before you can make an informed decision about using a business debit card or a business credit card, you have to understand the differences between the two – and there’s a lot of them.

What is a business credit card?

Business credit cards give you access to a revolving line of credit that you can use to make purchases. In exchange, you pay interest and fees on your balance, known as the annual percentage rate or APR. The APR is the

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What Is a Cash-Back Credit Card?

Cash-back credit cards aren’t only good for consumers. They can be a great way for business owners to maximize their savings – if they’re used responsibly.

The last thing any business owner wants is to rack up credit card debt, but if you can pay off your balance each month, cash-back credit cards can benefit your business in several ways.

What is a cash-back credit card?

A cash-back credit card gives users cash rewards every time they make qualifying purchases. Those points, or cash rewards, can be redeemed for a statement credit, a gift card or a check. Some credit card issuers offer flat-rate cash-back credit cards with rewards that apply to all your purchases; others focus on specific spending categories.

For small business owners who make a lot of purchases each month, a cash-back credit card can yield serious cash rewards. “Cash-back cards are even more useful for a

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