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    How Do I Raise Money for a Business?

    How Do I Raise Money for a Business?
    Inquisitive entrepreneurs and small business owners can find inspiring insights and common sense answers from two industry pros on MainStreet. Each week Dani Babb, a small business expert and the dean of Andrew Jackson University’s College of Business in Hoover, Ala., and Dr. John Rutledge, the chairman of private equity investment firm Rutledge Capital, offer their advice to scores of entrepreneurs ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +2
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    4 Ways to Put the Fun Back in Finance

    4 Ways to Put the Fun Back in Finance
    Finance and having fun can fit together, it just takes some creativity. Of course, some strategies are more fun than others. Example of a lame way? When I was a financial consultant, I’d perch a bowl of candy on my desk as a consolation for those who dreaded coming to see me to talk retirement goals. “Wish this were more fun? ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +3
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    What Are You Really Worth?

    What Are You Really Worth?
    “It’s not polite to talk about money.” That old chestnut may still be true at a dinner party, but at some point a girl’s gotta know her industry’s standards to make sure she’s getting a fair deal. If you can’t bring yourself to ask around, don’t sweat it. Instead, log on and check out one of the many salary sites that ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +1
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    How to Ask for a Raise in a Recession

    How to Ask for a Raise in a Recession
    The current economic climate doesn’t exactly lend itself to asking for a raise. With all the talk of bailouts, budget cuts and layoffs (not to mention undue bonuses), many an employee is wary of asking for more money. But what if you deserve a raise? According to some experts, you are in luck. Now could actually be the best time to ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Fiscal Feminism: Put Your Touch on the Finances

    Fiscal Feminism: Put Your Touch on the Finances
    We all know that women have this reputation to gab, but studies say that women might not talk enough when it comes to financial or other matters. I know, you’re shocked. We don’t talk...enough? The study by professor Pennebaker at the University of Austin-Texas says that men actually blab more than women when making decisions. Women tend to chat before they ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +5
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    13 Ways to Save $500 this Month

    13 Ways to Save $500 this Month
    Everyone can learn to adjust to cutting back, be it through a local ski trip instead of Vail or the Alps, waiting for the Black Friday sale to buy that flat screen TV for 30 percent off, or opting for a classic purse you can coordinate with year-round instead of a seasonal designer bag. But real savings don’t start with the ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +17
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    4 Things That May Trigger Your Spending

    4 Things That May Trigger Your Spending
    Overspending is easy to do. Everyone falls for it every now and again because sometimes you just feel the need to spend. However, there may be things that trigger our overspending even when we know that we are on a budget and cannot really afford to spend money. 1) Stress – Work, family, friends, sickness, money…all these things (and many more) ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +4
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    The ABCs of Managing Money

    Budgeting isn't always easy - but it doesn't have to be impossible. And it's worth it. You'll live with less worry now, and endure less headache later on. Luckily, the Geezeo blog has come up with some basic money management strategies that are as simple as ABC. Follow their guidelines to squash your debt, start saving, and stop wasting money. ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Shred It Up: Which Financial Docs Can Go Now

    Shred It Up: Which Financial Docs Can Go Now
    Knowing how long to keep an important financial document is the key to maintaining your personal security as well as managing clutter. Some documents can be shredded after short periods of time, while others should be kept indefinitely. Here’s a handy guide to help you figure out what to keep and what to shred, beginning with the short-lived documents: Keep for ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Make Money Doing What You Love ... Your Hobby!

    Make Money Doing What You Love ... Your Hobby!
    With the unemployment rate careening toward 9% and companies doling out forced furloughs and pay cuts, the search is on for alternative sources of revenue. The good news is that you don’t need to look beyond your own workbench, sewing kit or crafts closet to find it. More and more people are finding that with a bit of cultivation, a favorite ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Deal With That Unfair Bill Without the Big Hit

    Deal With That Unfair Bill Without the Big Hit
    You flinch when you get hit with an unexpected bill, don’t you? Especially when it’s raised even higher by penalties, and — even worse! — what if it’s for something you didn’t even do? Before the holidays, I got an iPhone so I could show-off WeSeed’s app to partners and anyone I came into contact with. So I called an AT&T ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Women & Money: A Review of Suze Orman's 8th Book

    Women & Money: A Review of Suze Orman's 8th Book
    Originally featured on JustThrive.com Only Suze Orman could talk about two topics as sensitive as Women and Money so honestly and accurately. In her eighth book, Women and Money, Suze uncovers the mysterious stumbling blocks that so many women face when it comes to their finances, “It doesn’t matter if I am in a room full of business executives or stay-at-home ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +11
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    Putting a Price on the Pursuit of Your Dreams

    Putting a Price on the Pursuit of Your Dreams
    What is your happiness worth to you?   For many years I stayed in corporate jobs that looked great on paper. But, in reality they were a poor fit (and that's putting it lightly).  Yet, I had grown accustomed to the life they afforded me—the nice Manhattan apartment with a backyard (woohoo!), gym membership, weekly manicures, saving the requisite 10% in ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +6
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    5 Ways to Understand Your Credit Card's Fine Print

    5 Ways to Understand Your Credit Card's Fine Print
    If you're like a lot of folks, you may have just received a "Dear Valued Customer" letter in the mail from your credit card company. No, you aren't being fired, but it might feel like it. If you have an affiliate card issued through one of the big banks, it starts like this: "This challenging business climate has led Citibank, the ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +2
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    10 Ways to Muscle Up Your Money and Your Life

    10 Ways to Muscle Up Your Money and Your Life
    Listen up, girlfriends. You may be focused on getting your bod in shape, but let's take a few minutes to focus on muscling-up your money and your life. After all, if you don't have the dough, you can't pay for Weight Watchers (WTW) or whatever your favorite program is. So take a look at these 10 tips and promise yourself you'll ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rate This
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    Make Money in Your Sleep: Your Guide to Passive Income

    Make Money in Your Sleep: Your Guide to Passive Income
    by Dawn Yerger As a mother and a business woman working for herself, I’ve always been fascinated with people who make money every minute of the day, including when they are fast asleep. Sounds pretty nice doesn’t it? Since I am an entrepreneur and business professional coach, I enjoy helping my clients create more freedom in their lives. One of the ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Ditch the Budget and Automate Your Money

    Ditch the Budget and Automate Your Money
    by Nicole Crimaldi, founder of MsCareerGirl.com It’s a Friday afternoon and you are walking home from work. You’ve had a super stressful week at work. Not only are your superiors on you about a plethora of issues at work, your best friend cancelled on your girls night and you are in a fight with your boyfriend. Enter . You walk past ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +4
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    5 Steps to Maximizing Your Retirement Savings

    5 Steps to Maximizing Your Retirement Savings
    First, the reality: There are no magic bullets that can restore your retirement account to where it was before the current economic crisis. “What it’s worth now is what it’s worth,” says Harold Evensky, a certified financial planner and president of Evensky & Katz, a financial advisory firm in Coral Gables, Fla. “There’s no guarantee you’re going to bounce back.” Evensky ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rate This
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    5 Easy Ways to Make Money Even if You're Unemployed

    5 Easy Ways to Make Money Even if You're Unemployed
    As unemployment continues to rise, everyone is looking for other ways to bring in some money while still searching for another job.  Although a job is the conventional way to earn money, sometimes you need to think outside the box or search outside your comfort zone in order to try something new and bring in a little bit of money ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +15
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    What to Do if You Can’t Pay Your Bills

    What to Do if You Can’t Pay Your Bills
    Lacking the cash to pay your bills is a bad situation, but avoiding the problem is worse. If money is scarce and bills are coming due, don’t panic. Gather your statements and a calculator, and go into planning mode. Tackle the crisis as a whole, rather than dealing with issues as they arise, which raises the risk of making poor financial ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +3
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