Monthly Archives: December 2013

10 money moves you can make during commercials

10 money moves you can make during commercials

Making smart year-end money moves doesn’t require a lot of time. In fact, you can give yourself a year-end review and makeover during commercial breaks while you’re watching TV. The presents have been unwrapped; the tree may even be down. ...

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Why I’m Happy Losing Money as a Landlord

Why I’m Happy Losing Money as a Landlord

I have a confession to make: I lose money on my rental property every month. But I’m OK with that. I’ve got a long-term plan. Or I’m still delusional and hoping for a turnaround in the housing market. Either way, ...

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3 Reasons Why Your Business Technology Is Failing

As businesses depend on technology to get more and more work done, the rate at which that technology is failing them is on the rise, new research shows. A study by technology-performance firm Compuware Corp. revealed that businesses of all sizes ...

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5 Unique Mobile Apps for Your Business

5 Unique Mobile Apps for Your Business

As many business owners have discovered in recent years, mobile technology has dramatically changed and, in many ways, improved the way they work. Whether they enhance productivity, schedule meetings or simply keep you organized, apps specifically designed for business can ...

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4 Unconventional Ways to Increase Employee Productivity

Want your employees to get more done during the workday? Some employers might think that setting limitations on things like mobile devices and Internet access is the answer, but many companies have found that giving their workers more freedom and ...

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U.S. Rate Rise Sends High-Dividend Stocks Lower: EcoPulse

U.S. Rate Rise Sends High-Dividend Stocks Lower: EcoPulse

The prospect of rising interest rates in 2014 is sending shares of high-dividend-yielding companies lower as fixed-income assets become more attractive to investors. The Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index has lagged behind the Standard & Poor’s 500 Total Return Index by ...

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Advice for Workers Retiring in 2014

Advice for Workers Retiring in 2014

The oldest baby boomers will turn 68 in 2014. Some boomers are already retired, and many others will join them in the coming year. Here are some tips for people planning to retire in 2014: Revisit your asset allocation. It’s ...

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Should You Stay in Stocks When Fed Finally Tapers?

Should You Stay in Stocks When Fed Finally Tapers?

For me, trading has always revolved around economic fundamentals and stock market analysis. And if you’re like me, you’re getting somewhat irritated with the recent trading in the stock market by investors who seem more inclined to trade on what economists at ...

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On Cyber Monday, here’s how to not get cyber screwed

On Cyber Monday, here’s how to not get cyber screwed

‘Tis the season for getting monster deals online.  But just because Cyber Monday lacks the threat of being trampled to death by a hoard of penny pinchers doesn’t mean you’re safe. Scammers, hackers, and swindlers of all types are lurking ...

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