lets you buy Treasury bills, notes, and bonds directly from the
government -- without brokers, without hassles, and without a mountain
Fund Cost Calculator"
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
Are 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
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