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Want to Be Better About Managing Your Money?

Money may not bring happiness, but a salon shutdown proved that no money is a bummer and totally stresses you out. We salon professionals excel at our skills, creativity, and ability to make money, but often lack the discipline to keep it. Yes, this is officially a tough love blog. Take a seat.

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How Much Does a Salon Point-of-Sale System Cost?

Salon POS solutions range in price from free to $200/month and up. Typically prices are based on the number of users, and there may be additional costs for installation, hardware, and payment processing.

How Can a Salon POS System Help Me Manage My Beauty Business?

Salon point-of-sale systems do a lot more than take payments and schedule appointments. Salon management software automates marketing, inventory, reporting, and staff management, freeing up owners to focus on the work they enjoy.

"Spring Cleaning" Your Finances

If you’re among the two-thirds of Americans who admit to having disorganized personal finances, spring is the perfect time to tackle this issue. Three top personal finance projects for Americans, according to the Country Financial Group, ...

Your Business Successes and Challenges

Participants in the February Healthy Hairdresser Challenge—“Leap Ahead to Financial Success!”—are supplying great tips for increasing business! Insights also have been valuable on the other half of the challenge, which ...

Take the February Healthy Hairdresser Challenge

Make the Leap to Healthier Finances! Share your personal salon business wellness story—or wish—and you could earn a $50 Ulta gift card!February has an extra day this year. What better time to think about what you could do with ...

Healthy Hairdresser Hero: Donna Judson

Donna JudsonSalon manager, market trainer and master business facilitatorUlta Store #225Phoenix, AZDonna Judson was 43 years old and had spent 25 years in the salon industry when a divorce and house foreclosure left her with little choice but to ...

Dollars and Sense

Figure out your finances to eliminate one major source of stress. The other benefit? You just might make your dreams come true.Do what you love, and the money will follow. If that bit of conventional wisdom has disappointed you, that's a ...

MILLENNIALS: 5 Tips To Becoming A Millionaire By Age 50

Millennials: Want to be a multi-millionaire by the time you are 50? Non-millennials: Want to make retirement easier from a financial perspective?In this PERISCOPE interview, salon owner Edward Goldstein shares his 5 tips to gaining financial ...

Mindful Giving

Here it is December, a time we think about giving to others. But did you know that giving could be good for your own wellbeing? In his new book, Empty Abundance, author and philanthropist Tim McCarthy explores whether money really does buy ...