lets you buy Treasury bills, notes, and bonds directly from the
government -- without brokers, without hassles, and without a mountain
"Mutual Fund Cost Calculator"
Securities and Exchange Commission has introduced an Internet-based
tool that will help you comparison shop mutual fund fees. This calculator
takes the math and the mystery out of questions like: "Am I better
off buying a no-load fund with yearly expenses of 1.75%, or a fund
with a front-end sales charge of 3.5% and yearly expenses of 0.90%?"
Offers Welfare-to-Work Kit
you interested in hiring a welfare recipient in your small business?
A new easy-to-use guide from the Small Business Administration,
available both in print and online, explains the process and the
benefits of hiring a Welfare-to-Work employee. In the kit, you will
learn about tax credits, wage subsidy programs, ongoing support
services and more--all the information you need to get started.
If you need more help, SBA offers a friendly invitation to call,
write, or send e-mail.
Disasters with FEMA
disasters can strike anywhere, but few people are ever prepared
for them, says the Incredibly Useful Sites picker in the May 1999
issue of Yahoo Internet Life. "Consult the Federal Emergency Management
Agency's Library, and you won't be caught off guard. Its Preparedness
and Training section features articles on readying yourself for
(and surviving) earthquakes, mud slides, hurricanes, fires, and
even nuclear-power-plant catastrophes."
1, No. 25, April 12, 1999
1, No. 24, April 5, 1999
1, No. 23, March 29, 1999
1, No. 22, March 22, 1999
1, No. 21, March 15, 1999