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5 big investments you don’t know you have

5 big investments you don’t know you have

You don’t write a check for every investment you make. Investing in yourself When you hear the word ‘investment,’ you probably think of your home, stocks and mutual funds, your retirement account, maybe your baseball card collection. But how often ...

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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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Cookies blocked, but fingerprints exposed: The new tech taking over online ad placement

There’s big money in online marketing, and those that track us on a daily basis are constantly looking for new ways to analyse and predict our online movements. The placement of cookies is an established marketing method wherein the digital code stored ...

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How Small Is Your Small Business? You Might Be a Micropreneur Like Me

After running my own marketing firm for nearly eight years, I didn’t know what I was. Then I found out: I’m a micropreneur.  The word has a certain robotic feel to it, but actually a pretty simple definition: A micropreneur or ...

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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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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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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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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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