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4 reasons giving is good for you

By: Staff Cleveland, OH (CLN) – Many Americans are choosing to hold onto their money these days, a lesson learned from the 2008-09 financial crash. It’s good to have savings – but not to the point of hoarding, says entrepreneur and philanthropist Tim McCarthy, author of “Empty Abundance.” Americans are saving at a rate of 5.30 percent, … [Read More...]

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Sports Stadiums: Temples to Crony Capitalism

By: Salmaan A. Khan Auburn, AL (CLN) – The NFL is running one of its own games on the public, and as one of the most subsidized non-profit organizations in American history, the NFL excels at tackling the American taxpayer. It should be of no surprise that with its religious-like following, the NFL receives the same tax-exempt status as a … [Read More...]

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5 simple marketing techniques to be a successful freelancer

By: Andrew Moran Toronto, ON (CLN) - A freelancer has it a lot harder than the traditional worker. A freelancer, whether he or she is a writer, editor, graphic designer or SEO specialist, is everything: worker, accountant, marketer, administrator and tech support. With so much work comes a greater responsibility every single working and … [Read More...]

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4 secrets for breaking the 7-figure ceiling

By: Staff Stanford, CA (CLN) – Can both recent reports on the economic muscle of black women in the United States be correct? On the one hand, businesses owned by women of color – 42 percent of them African American – have skyrocketed since 1997, far surpassing even the impressive growth rate of businesses owned by all women. And they’ve … [Read More...]

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Cracking the Code to Innovation – 7 steps to guarantee success

By: Staff Los Angeles, CA (CLN) – Everyone says they want innovation in their organization, but when an ambitious employee offers it to a CEO, for example, the idea is often shot down, says Dr. Neal Thornberry, faculty director for innovation initiatives at the Naval Postgraduate School in California. “Senior leaders often miss the … [Read More...]

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Unlocking the power of Google+ to enhance your brand

Over the years, Google+ has become a necessary social media channel for marketers. Google+ has a consistently growing user base, unique functionality and easy interconnectivity with other services offered by Google. According to the Global Web Index, Google+ had overtaken Twitter to become the second largest online social network. When Google+ was introduced, many marketers […]

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New home sales fall to four-month low

By: Staff Washington, D.C. (CLN) – In July, new-home sales declined unexpectedly to a four-month low. According to a new report published Monday by the U.S. Commerce Department, sales slipped 2.4 percent to a 412,000 annualized pace, which is the fewest since March and smaller than the initial Bloomberg forecast. There were a variety of … [Read More...]

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Obamacare tax credits may hurt tax refunds: report

By: Staff Washington, D.C. (CLN) – If you’re betting on a nice tax refund next year then perhaps you should start preparing for the worst as Obamacare tax credits may have a negative effect on income tax returns. According to one report, if your income this year is actually going to be higher than what you listed on your initial application … [Read More...]

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Economists support Federal Reserve stimulus program, White House

By: Staff New York, NY (CLN) – A majority of economists support the Federal Reserve’s stimulus program and have conceded that the United States central bank is doing the right things to help the national economy recover, says a new survey released Monday by the National Association of Business Economists (NABE). The survey also found that a … [Read More...]