Archive for October, 2010

Perfect Credit Score – Myth or Legend?

Posted on October 19, 2010 by Saldutti

Unlike Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and the Fountain of Youth, a perfect credit score is actually not a myth.  According to FICO, the company that designed our current credit model, these overachievers do exist.  Craig Watts, senior PR manager for FICO, says that while most people score in the middle-to-low 700s on their credit scale, less than 1% of the U.S. population (about 1 million people) do, in fact, net a full score of 850.  These rare individuals “tend to be more conservative and a little older” Watts explains.  To reward their financial expertise, these credit elite are treated…

The Importance of Philanthropy

Posted on October 12, 2010 by Saldutti

The act of philanthropy is a spiritual act, an expression of caring for one’s fellow human beings. It is a belief in the future and that the future can be good. It is investing in that future. It is helping to make the dream come true. – Arthur Frantzreb

Small Businesses Share Success Stories

Posted on October 05, 2010 by Saldutti

It’s no secret – money is tight is these days … for consumers, for employers, for businesses of all sizes.  However, small businesses are more likely to feel the pinch more as they lack the manpower and resources of larger companies.  More and more businesses are implementing strategies to speed up collections during difficult economic times.  Last week, we shared some of our tips to ensure debt collection success.  This week, we’d like to share some secrets from actual small businesses.  These companies have been able to reduce average collection periods on accounts receivable, resulting in increased cash flow.  As…