Showing by author: Kevin Mercadante

Which eCommerce Trends Are Shaping the Industry?
eCommerce continues to grow at a significant rate. This growth invites more aspiring entrepreneurs to try their luck in establishing a profitable business. So which eCommerce trends are shaping the industry? Certain eCommerce niches have virtually no ceiling as far as potential profits go. Howeve Continue Reading
Defying the Odds: 5 Insider Tips for Graduating College Debt-Free
Whether it came from a parent or a well-meaning teacher, everyone has received advice telling them to get a degree if they want a fruitful job. However, the process isn’t that simple, and many take out hefty student loans to work around steep university expenses. Often, student loans are referred Continue Reading
5 Ways To Market And Grow Your Small Business For Free On Instagram
When you run a small business, making sure that you spend your marketing budget wisely is extremely important. Instagram is a great choice if you’re looking to grow your small business. You can use it to promote your services or products and connect with more customers on a limited budget. Here ar Continue Reading
Being A Solopreneur – Top 6 Challenges And How To Overcome Them
Solopreneurship may seem like a wish come true. You have the freedom to work for and by yourself, without needing to worry about the pressures of managing a team or requiring anyone else’s permission to grow your business. But being a solopreneur also comes with many challenges. Here are the top 6 Continue Reading
Kick Credit Card Myths to the Curb: 5 Misconceptions Leading You Astray
Whether you’re an active credit cardholder at 1st Financial Bank USA or moving towards new financial milestones, identifying (and debunking) common credit card myths is a vital first step in achieving blemish-free credit. Through the unfortunate game of personal-finance telephone, we’ve all hear Continue Reading
Is an Obsession with Security Stopping You From Succeeding in Your Life?
Walt Kelly is generally credited with the saying We have met the enemy, and he is us. Have you ever felt that way? It's usually a true assessment. One way this plays out is when we have an obsession with security. It stops us from succeeding in reaching our goals. "The desire for safety stands aga Continue Reading
5 Reasons to Trade Bitcoin in 2020
Bitcoin has been big news for a long time now, but despite its popularity, many people still wonder whether it’s the right investment for them. There's more reason than ever to trade bitcoin in 2020. With 2020 being such an unusual year, there are lots of different considerations when makin Continue Reading
Looking for Funding? How to Finance a New Business
Nearly 20% of businesses fail in the first year, and 30% in the second year due to cash flow problems. The cash flow problem arises from high expenses, low revenue, and probably, inadequate business management expertise. When the funds get low, it becomes necessary for young firms to seek extra Continue Reading
Why the George Floyd Protests May Be About More than George Floyd
George Floyd was killed by a police officer on May 25. But it’s now been more than three weeks, and the George Floyd protests haven’t subsided. If anything, they’ve become more pervasive. Something is very different about these protests when compared to the racial unrest in the late 1960s. Continue Reading
Preparing for the Coronavirus Economic Meltdown: Why You May Need to Refinance Your Car Loan Now
We’re treated to a steady barrage of ads hawking ever lower mortgage rates, or the latest 0% introductory APR offers on credit cards. But lost in the mix are auto loan refinances. That’s unfortunate, because it appears we’re on the cusp of the coronavirus economic meltdown. That being the case Continue Reading