Barbara Davidson

Babs is a Senior Content Writer and financial guru. She loves exploring fresh ways to save more and enjoy life on a budget! When she’s not writing, you’ll find her binge-watching musicals, reading in the (sporadic) Chicago sunshine and discovering great new places to eat. Accio, tacos! 

Here are my most recent posts

image of entrepreneur sorting through bills

6 Ways to Reduce Your Debt as an Entrepreneur

If you own a business or are considering leaving your current job to pursue your entrepreneurial dreams, it’s important to have a handle on your personal financial situation. Owning a business is not an easy pursuit and finances are often the main source of stress […]

Read More

Affordable Company Outing Ideas for a Holiday Get-Together

Positive reinforcement plays an integral role in a company’s culture and overall employee job satisfaction. With the holidays around the corner, it’s naturally a perfect time to show gratitude for your staff in some way. Though a financial incentive is certainly a highly sought-after reward, […]

Read More
excel guide

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to Excel

Microsoft Excel has been a cornerstone application for businesses since it landed in 1985. For some small business owners, it is a necessary evil – but for others, it’s the Swiss army knife of software, capable of being far more useful than it looks on […]

Read More
small business linkedIn

A Small Business Guide to LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the definitive social media platform for the professional community. But while 30 million companies have LinkedIn profiles, many small business owners continue to resist or delay signing up. Who needs another social media network, right? Especially one targeted for use during work hours! […]

Read More

The Finances of 7 Famous Companies, Visualized

For most consumer-facing companies, profit is a product of two factors: revenue and expenses. Revenue is the income generated by the sale or rental of a company’s goods and services, as well as income earned through investment. Expenses generally include the cost of goods sold […]

Read More
delegating work

How to Get Better at Delegating

Business leadership isn’t about doing more than everyone else: A talented manager is one who can build a team that they are comfortable delegating work to. This ensures that the workload is fairly distributed and everyone can work to their full potential. In fact, CEOs […]

Read More