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Do you own a job or a business?

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Do you own a job or a business? A Forbes contributor posted an interesting article on Small Business Statistics.  I found #16 to be interesting. http://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonnazar/2013/09/09/16-surprising-statistics-about-small-businesses/2/   While the stats are from 2011, I don’t believe the numbers would be very different for 2015.  Why is this interesting?  It’s showing us the revenue of self-employed individuals. These are businesses where the owner has no payroll,…

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11 To-Dos For Your ‘Financial Health’ Day

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I’ve become increasingly aware that although I share with you strategies, tips and whatnot every week — it can be difficult to actually act on them, in the evenings for example, when the demands of family and the need for down-time pull at you. That’s ESPECIALLY true as we ramp up on the cusp of fall. And even for the non-parents, or those with children…

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4 A’s Affiliate Owners Need To Succeed In Their Box

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Something Affiliate Owners need to be apart of I had the opportunity to sponsor and participate in the first Affiliate Gathering event hosted by 321GoProject.  The team at 321GoProject put together an amazing agenda over the three day event.  About 50 CrossFit Affiliate owners showed up to hear the latest and greatest ways to improve their boxes and provide a better service to their athletes….

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Are Crossfit Trainers Employees or Contractors?

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Are Your Trainers Employees or Contractors?   In February 2015, Juliet Starrett, a Box Pro contributor, wrote an article titled Coaches are Employees, Not Contractors.  Her opening line is, “Your Crossfit Coaches are employees, not contractors, and misclassifying them is not worth the risk. Seriously.”    In her article, she has some excellent points, but she also misses the boat completely. SERIOUSLY. I’ve always found…

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Briggs On Real World College Expenses

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There was some eye­-opening news recently about student debt. From the WSJ article: http://on.wsj.com/1fEi4eG … … As of July, 6.9 million Americans with student loans hadn’t sent a payment to the government in at least 360 days, quarterly data from the Education Department showed this past week. That was up 6%, or 400,000 borrowers, from a year earlier. [my emphasis] That translates into about 17%…

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