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You’ve Earned Your Degree – But Can You Handle Your Finances?

You’ve Earned Your Degree – But Can You Handle Your Finances?

Remembering back to when I graduated from college, there are many things I wish I could go back and tell my younger self. Some are truisms that you can carry through life –- like avoiding debt — and others are more ...

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5 Money Habits of Highly Successful Young Women

5 Money Habits of Highly Successful Young Women

We’re constantly reading checklists and money steps for newlyweds, new parents and age groups as a whole, but what about the ladies? If you’re a powerhouse of a woman (or looking to become one), read on for some financial habits ...

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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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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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Comcast Said to Consider Bid for Time Warner Cable

Comcast Corp. (CMCSA) is weighing a bid for Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC), a deal that would unify the largest cable providers in the U.S., according to two people with knowledge of the situation. Comcast doesn’t see insurmountable regulatory obstacles to the ...

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All Eyes on Apple’s Second-Quarter Report

All Eyes on Apple’s Second-Quarter Report

In American sports, there is the Super Bowl, World Series, Stanley Cup and NBA Finals. In American finance, Apple’s quarterly reports are the equivalents. The excitement surrounding Apple’s quarterly reports has become so high that the company has found it ...

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Being Charitable while Staying Profitable: The HaloCard Approach

Being Charitable while Staying Profitable: The HaloCard Approach

Business and philanthropy rarely work well in conjunction with one another but a new startup presents an innovative strategy that shows promise of successfully merging these two institutions. Introducing… HaloCard, a startup that offers a bank-issued credit card that allows ...

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