SSL Certificates: Making the Right Choice for your Business

As a business owner, choosing the right level of website security to help raise the confidence of your potential customers is essential. If you are a start-up business and you’re planning to deal with customer transactions or logins, you need to ensure they can trust you by guaranteeing that your website is secure and protected.

To do this, you need the help of the SSL security specialists Symantec. They provide plenty of affordable website security to suit all budgets and requirements and with their help, you can gain the trust of your website users and in turn, increase the turnover and profitability of your new venture.

The purpose of SSL certificates are to provide verification of the business website, confirming that you are who you say you are, as well as offering up to 256-bit encryption of all sensitive data transferred between the web browser and the business server.

Depending on the requirements on your business, there will be a SSL certificate to suit. Have a look around the website and gain further insight into the various products and what one you’ll need for your site. Perhaps ask someone who is a little more “techie” to give you some sound advice.

If you plan to use your website as an intranet tool for clients, consumers or employees, a standard SSL certificate should suffice. This will ensure that the connection is secure, demonstrated by the https:// protocol in the address bar.

Do you think you will need a certificate to cover various sub-domains? If you want to secure various subdomains, such as, and, you should consider a wildcard SSL certificate, which offers ultimate convenience and simplicity.

If you plan to take your business to the next level, some enterprises may prefer to go the whole hog and purchase an Extended Validation certificate. These add more visual indicators to the user interface as well as checking credentials against more rigorous criteria.

With plenty of choices, you need to decide which certificate is the best option for your business to help boost the confidence of your customers and promote business prosperity.


Three Tips To help you Manage your Money Better 2013

It’s the end of the year and a great time to prepare and plan to manage your finances better.  One of the reasons we fail with our finances is because of poor planning.  And here is how it usually goes…   It is the first of the year and you decide that you want to […]

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Reading and Understanding your Credit Report

As we end this year and begin a new one, it may be a great time to take a look at your credit report and actually see what is on it.  Good credit is a key component of financial fitness.  For several years now, individuals have been able to request credit reports from the three […]

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Planning Your Financial Future

You can reach your financial goals by planning your financial future.   Whether you are young or old, learning how to value your assets and invest wisely is part of the game.  You must plan for the financial future that you want to see.  By doing this you will create a sound financial footing for you […]

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Marriage and Money

One of the most difficult things to do with money is to handle it in the marriage relationship.  What I like to call the marriage money dilemma.  You have two people, perhaps born into different circumstances and different situations, and perhaps different cultures, with different thoughts about  everything including money and now they have to […]

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Call it Budget or Spending Plan?

When you hear the word budget do you think negative thoughts or think about what you can’t do?  This may be why most people feel like creating a budget is a negative experience.  Part of the reason for this is because some of us think a budget restricts spending, sets limits, and takes the fun […]

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You and Your Credit Score

The three main credit bureaus, TransUnion, Experian, and Equifax, collect information on you.  The information they collect reflects whether lenders will see you as a good credit risk or bad credit risk.  Each bureau comes up with a credit score, to measure how credit worthy you are, often referred to as a FICO score, since […]

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6 Financial Tips for New Self Employed Business Owners

I’ve had my own business now for around three years.  While there are definitely a lot of advantages and disadvantages I think the advantages far outwieght the disadvantages. However, in order for your business to be a good thing you need to do much more than just discover how to make your business profitable.  There […]

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Setting Reachable Financial Goals

At the beginning of the year or at the beginning of the month we set resolutions, call them goals, and by the end of the month or year we have forgotten all about them.  Goals are not set and forget kind of things, they point the way.  Below are some tips to help you set […]

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Get Out of Debt

There is good debt — such as borrowing money to buy home, enhance your career skills, or pay for your children’s education – and there is bad debt, such as using credit cards to buy clothes and dine out.   Erasing the bad debt is important in helping you manage your finances and reach your […]

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