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Lessons From a MLB Player About Financial Planning
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Oakland A's second baseman Eric Sogard discusses how he manages his finances, so he can make smart future investments.
April 19, 2014 in Money
For Investors, Collectible Toys Aren't Child's Play

For Investors, Collectible Toys Aren't Child's Play

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If you hit it right, antique toys can be a highly valued part of your investment portfolio.
April 18, 2014 in Lifestyle
Obama Pushes Financial Education in Schools

Obama Pushes Financial Education in Schools

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The White House has made April National Financial Capability Month.
April 17, 2014 in Money
How Your Tax Bill Stacks Up Around the World

How Your Tax Bill Stacks Up Around the World

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Workers in Belgium, Germany, Austria and Hungary face the highest tax burdens, according to the OECD's annual report on individual income taxes.
April 15, 2014 in Money
Report: Facebook Is About to Enter the E-Money Game

Report: Facebook Is About to Enter the E-Money Game

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The social giant is gearing up to give PayPal a run for their money.
April 14, 2014 in Social Media
When Financial Professionals Go Indie

When Financial Professionals Go Indie

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Weighing becoming independent asset manager or financial advisor? Balance the freedom to serve customers against the strain of running a firm.
March 18, 2014 in Money
Taking Care of Your Loved Ones When Your Business Can't

Taking Care of Your Loved Ones When Your Business Can't

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Entrepreneurship comes with financial risk. Is it possible to take the leap if you're also supporting a family?
March 9, 2014 in The 'Treps
Oklahoma Makes Personal Finance Mandatory for High School Students

Oklahoma Makes Personal Finance Mandatory for High School Students

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A law passed in 2007 and beginning in May will require teachers to certify students' working knowledge of banking, taxes, investing, loans and more.
February 24, 2014 in Money
Photos: Funding Your Business on Your Own? Learn From These 7 Entrepreneurs

Funding Your Business on Your Own? Learn From These 7 Entrepreneurs

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Seven entrepreneurs offer up bootstrapping-financial advice to those aspiring to start their own business.
February 17, 2014 in Startup Financing
Retiring at 27: Ambitious, Lazy or Crazy?

Retiring at 27: Ambitious, Lazy or Crazy?

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A young real estate CEO made a plan to build up his net worth and check out in six years. Here's how he did it.
January 27, 2014 in Retirement Planning
Why You Should Commit to Small Daily Improvements and Other Must-Read Business Tips

Why You Should Commit to Small Daily Improvements and Other Must-Read Business Tips

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A look at why big goals start with small actions, how falling in love with boredom helps you stay driven and more advice for business owners.
January 24, 2014 in Productivity
Is It Ever OK for Founders to Sell Off Their Company Shares?

Is It Ever OK for Founders to Sell Off Their Company Shares?

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Selling stock in your company, especially if it keeps you from sleeping in your car, is not necessarily a bad move.
January 18, 2014 in Personal Finance
The Right Way to Ask Your Parents to Finance Your Business

The Right Way to Ask Your Parents to Finance Your Business

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4 things to consider before asking mom and dad for money.
December 10, 2013 in Financing
Young Entrepreneurs on How to Spend Your First $1 Million

Young Entrepreneurs on How to Spend Your First $1 Million

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If you're in the rarefied position of being able to attract investor dollars, these three young founders have some advice for you.
December 3, 2013 in Cash Flow & Money Management
Tell Us: How Much is Too Much for a CEO to Make?

Tell Us: How Much is Too Much for a CEO to Make?

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Switzerland overwhelmingly voted down a measure that would have capped executive pay at 12 times the salary of the lowest-paid employee.
November 25, 2013 in Cash Flow & Money Management
How to Build Great Credit for Your Fledgling Startup

How to Build Great Credit for Your Fledgling Startup

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Young entrepreneurs have the challenge of raising funds on little to no credit history. Here's how to overcome this obstacle.
November 19, 2013 in Financing
IRS to Take a Closer Look at Small Business Filings

IRS to Take a Closer Look at Small Business Filings

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Here are three important tips for how entrepreneurs can avoid getting into trouble with the IRS.
November 14, 2013 in Tax Center
How to Respond to a Letter From the IRS? Breathe.

How to Respond to a Letter From the IRS? Breathe.

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Getting a letter from the IRS can be a panic-inducing experience. Here's how to handle it and calm your nerves.
November 7, 2013 in Tax Center
Confessions of a Cheating Nation: One in Four Have Stolen From Their Employers

Confessions of a Cheating Nation: One in Four Have Stolen From Their Employers

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A new survey of 2,000 adults released today show that one quarter of respondents admit to stealing from their boss.
November 5, 2013 in Business Management
Why You Should Keep Business and Personal Expenses Separate

Why You Should Keep Business and Personal Expenses Separate

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Mixing business expenses with your personal life can get messy fast.
October 29, 2013 in Personal Finance
What to Know About Changes to the Home-Office Deduction

What to Know About Changes to the Home-Office Deduction

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There are changes to how you can deduct the home space you use for your business. Here's what you need to know.
October 22, 2013 in Tax Center
Will Investors Ever Learn to Avoid Money-Losing Companies?

Will Investors Ever Learn to Avoid Money-Losing Companies?

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When a company is losing money, the sky's the limit when it comes to predicting how bright its future will be.
October 18, 2013 in Personal Finance
The Basics of Home Equity Financing

The Basics of Home Equity Financing

Raise money for your business from your house, but beware of losing the roof over your head.
October 7, 2013 in Financing
How a Good Credit Score Can Save You More Than $100,000

How a Good Credit Score Can Save You More Than $100,000

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Your credit score is important when it comes to managing your personal finances. Here's how to take better control of it.
October 7, 2013 in Personal Finance
Why You Shouldn't Take Business Advice From Your CPA

Why You Shouldn't Take Business Advice From Your CPA

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Your CPA might try to convince you he's a business expert. Don't believe him.
September 30, 2013 in Business Management

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