"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do." -Eleanor Roosevelt

October 11, 2010 by  
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Tweet By Lisa Manyon Women & Money ~ Owning the Power to Control Your Destiny Money is a topic you either embrace or avoid. Orman’s book delivers straight talk on investing for women and building individual wealth. Personally I’ve always known just enough about investing to put some money away each month and I rely […]

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Retiring? What to do with your 401(k)

July 21, 2010 by  
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Tweet Retiring? What to do with your 401(k) By Walter Updegrave From CNN Money (Money Magazine) — Question: When I retire, should leave my money in my company’s 401(k) or roll it into an IRA? –Mark, Plymouth, Minnesota Answer: I hate to start with that overused phrase “it depends.” But the fact is that the right answer […]

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For small businesses, loans are plentiful as long as they’re plastic-backed

July 15, 2010 by  
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Tweet For small businesses, loans are plentiful as long as they’re plastic-backed By Paul Smalera From CNN Money FORTUNE — On Monday Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke took up the growing issue of lack of lending to small businesses by banks, and the havoc it’s causing in the economy. Lending to small businesses contracted by […]

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How to Improve Your Financial IQ

July 14, 2010 by  
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Tweet How to Improve Your Financial IQ Stop avoiding your numbers–there’s nothing to be afraid of and everything to gain. By Peri Pakroo From Entrepreneur.com Like many things we know are good for us–exercise, getting a good night’s sleep, laying off the French fries–keeping careful track of yourbusiness‘s finances is one of those must-do tasks […]

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Video: Wise Words from Financier Jim Rogers

July 13, 2010 by  
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Tweet Wise Words from Financier Jim Rogers From Fortune Online

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What’s a double dip? No one really knows.

July 9, 2010 by  
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Tweet What’s a double dip? No one really knows. By Nin-Hai Tseng From CNN Money FORTUNE — Here’s what we know about double dip recessions: The economy shrinks. Then grows. Then shrinks again. It’s essentially a hilly economic recovery (or battle) where the ebb and flow of growth strangely takes a W-shape. Beyond that, no […]

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Teach Your Teen Paycheck Savvy

July 7, 2010 by  
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Tweet Teach Your Teen Paycheck Savvy By Linda Stern From CNN Money Magazine Congrats! Your kid landed a summer job in this tight, tight economy. Now, of course, he’ll have that $7.25 an hour burning a hole in his pocket. That’s where you step in: “Parents have a real opportunity to help teens learn to […]

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The 12 Best Sources of Business Financing

July 7, 2010 by  
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Tweet The 12 Best Sources of Business Financing Precious capital remains hard to find for small businesses. Here are the most likely sources, from least attractive to most. By Dileep Rao Ph.D. From Forbes.com Where and how you finance an operation can be the difference between dominance and failure. All money may sound like good […]

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Money-Smart Kids: No money for money education?

July 6, 2010 by  
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Tweet Money-Smart Kids No money for money education? By Tom Henske From Westport News Online Last week — while reading Karen Blumenthal‘s article in The Wall Street Journal, “Is There a Cure for Financial Literacy?” — I was reminded of one of the impediments to improving financial literacy in our country. Citing data from The Jumpstart Coalition, Karen […]

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4 Tips for Raising Funds in a Harsh Environment

July 5, 2010 by  
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Tweet 4 Tips for Raising Funds in a Harsh Environment Lessons from an entrepreneur who raised $6.25 million in venture capital funding By Zephrin Lasker From Entrepreneur Magazine Online While capital markets continue their well-documented convulsions, that doesn’t mean that dedicated entrepreneurs must shelve their startup dreams next to the past few years IPO filings. […]

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