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Aug
2

An Introduction to Exchange Rates

Finally, your vacation time is coming up and you can’t wait to look for the next exotic destination to explore. But if you were to travel overseas, you most likely wouldn’t be allowed to use the US dollar to purchase goods from a store. You would have to find a bank and exchange your money. You would have the same amount of money, just in a different currency. But when the rate varies up or down, you will either get more or less of the foreign currency. Exchange Rate Examples Let’s use an important real world scenario that plays out

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Apr
12

Tax Season Tricks

Who’s looking to save some money on their tax bill for 2012? Anyone? I know I am, I’m always looking at my deductions, trying to make donations to the Salvation Army down the street from my house, and saving important tax related information I find online. I know it may sound silly putting this much work into taxes, but you would be amazed at how much you can save. There are many tax season tricks every American should take advantage of, I wish I would have put more effort into it when I was younger. Nobody likes doing their taxes,

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Mar
20

Making the best out of a bad Economy

Bad economies aren’t good for business, I don’t care what anybody says. I have found there are many “negatives” in a bad economy. For example, company profits are down, sales are often sluggish, and it’s an overall tough time for the company and the general population. Making the best out of a bad economy is not always easy, but it needs to be done. During tough periods of economic uncertainty, there is no better time to start your own business. If you already have a successful business it may be time to start another. If you’re buried in business you

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Jan
12

Where to Invest in 2013

Where to Invest in 2013? Now that we’re in the New Year of 2013 I would like to give my thoughts on some of the different sectors and stocks I think will be profitable this year. I don't really like to give out investing advice so I will put in this disclaimer and say by investing in these stocks you could possibly suffer financial losses. Having said that, I have done a lot of research on these companies, looked at their annual results, trends, listened to some of the stockholder meetings, etc. Additionally, I have a positive record when it

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Jan
11

The New Era of Social Marketing

Social Networking is the new normal, everybody does it and loves it. We have to face it we’re in the new era of social marketing, marketing is different than it was ten or twenty years ago. We’re all linked on a number of Social Networking sites such as facebook, twitter, pinterist, google+, etc. It’s a great, new, exciting way for us to keep connected with our friends and family, network with others, and have fun all at the same time. A lot of people think Social Networking is the best thing to come around since sliced bread, and for many

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