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Investing 101: Options for Getting Started 2

When you think of investing or investors you probably picture Wall Street suits or high-profile venture capitalists. The truth is that you don't need millions of dollars in order to invest and there are many opportunities beyond picking stocks or funding start-ups. Today there are a number of ways to invest...

Celebrating National Small Business Week 5

This week — May 1st through the 7th — is officially National Small Business Week. Since 1963 the first week in May has been designated to celebrate the importance of small businesses in the U.S. as well as highlight the achievements of entrepreneurs across the nation. This includes the Small Business...

Retirement or Student Debt: What Should Millennials Prioritize? 7

It's a dilemma that many young professionals in their 20s and 30s are now facing: is it better to put more money towards retirement or to pay off student loans faster? To many the choice may seem simple. After all Millennials won't be retiring for several decades and having a...

Lending Club Said to be Eyeing Bond Deals for Loans

Could FinTech lending leader Lending Club be looking to make bond deals for some of their loans? According to a recent story in the Wall Street Journal it's looking like the answer is "yes." WSJ is reporting that Lending Club is working with Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Jefferies Group to...

The "0% Interest" Dilemma: Is it a Good Deal? 3

Lately more and more retailers have begun offering 0% interest financing deals on everything from electronics to theme park passes. On the one hand these offers are a step up from other forms of financing such as credit cards that charge steep interest rates for the convenience of monthly payments....

Trick Yourself into Saving with These 3 Tips 6

Have you ever known someone who set their watch or the clock in the car ahead to trick themselves into arriving places on time? It seems like something that shouldn't work and yet for some chronically tardy individuals it does. This idea of tricking yourself into better habits can also...

SEO Essentials Every Small Business Website Needs to Get Results 15

No matter what the nature of your small business is it's never enough to just exist — you need to get the word out about your business. One of the most effective ways to do this is by utilizing what's known as search engine optimization (SEO). While SEO helps potential customers...