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ARCHIVE: April, 2016

The REMOTE Benefit That Employers Overlook

ID-10033816With the current technology available consisting of laptops, internet, software
applications and mobile device, some employers are overlooking a key benefit to offer their employees. The cost of this benefit is actually not even a cost but a cost savings for the employer and the employee. The benefit is the flexibility to work REMOTELY. Granted as with any benefit employees need to realize that if you abuse a benefit, then at some point you will loose it. I am an expert on working remotely given that I have had some remote days for 75% of career. It has been one of the wonderful things that make putting many extra hours worth it, by having the flexibility of not having to go into the office every day. Over the course of my remote days I have noted the following benefits for employers and employees.

The TRUE Cost of Moving

ID-100294809Over the course of the past couple of months, I have found a loved one a new house, purchased the new house, helped move them, updated their old house, gotten the old house on the market, and now am in the process of the old home being under contract with less than 2 weeks until closing.
By having an actual TRUE example, I’m going to lay out the foundation to consider what to BUDGET for your next move.

Keep in mind that the entire point of budgeting out the move and knowing the TRUE cost is so that you can plan ahead. This way you will know exactly what you can and cannot afford. The last thing you want to do is move into your new place with remorse of over-spending and not preparing a budget. Here are the big items to consider:

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